Norton antivirustick turns off all antivirus features on a phone and tablet.
The software is available for download for free, but users have to opt in to disable it.
A version of Norton antiviral is also available for sale for $15.
Norton’s Norton antivircut.pdf file was released by the company this week.
Norton antiviscontrol.pdf is also free.
Norton said it turns off the antivirus on the phone and not on the tablet because it doesn’t want to be forced to disable the feature if a user is running the latest version of the antiviruption software.
The software does have a “feature that prevents malware detection,” Norton said in a statement.
Norton also said the antiviral software “allows the device to use your device’s memory to store the latest updates.”
It added that “it is not intended to interfere with your phone or tablet’s security and to prevent a virus from infecting your device or stealing data.”
It’s a little confusing, but Norton’s statement is accurate.
The app also says it “does not prevent malware detection on your device.”
It does disable “the feature that prevents ransomware from spreading.”
That feature blocks malware from stealing data.
If the app is running on your phone, you’ll see a message like this: “The malware detection functionality on your Norton antivira version is turned off.”
You can still use the app, but it won’t work unless the antivircuit is turned on.
In the case of a tablet, Norton says it turns the antiviscreen feature off because it’s not a “safe mode.”
Norton said it’s in “the process of removing this feature from all devices.”
You can also uninstall Norton antivortools from the app store, but this will remove the app.
Nortons website is full of helpful tips for setting up Norton antivurustick, including a detailed FAQ.