Updating and Uninstalling Dr.Web

Updating Dr.Web

Configuring automatic updates for Dr.Web installed from the Doctor Web website

If you have downloaded your Dr.Web from the Doctor Web website, you can enable notifications about availability of a new version. To do so:

1.On the main screen, tap Menu men and select Settings.

2.On the Settings screen, tap Virus database update.

3.On the Virus database update screen, select the New app version check box.

If the check box is selected, Dr.Web checks for new versions every time virus databases get updated. If a new version is released, you will be prompted to download and install it.

Updating Dr.Web in Google Play manually

If your Google Play app is not configured to update installed apps automatically, you can update Dr.Web manually:

1.Open Play Market and select My apps & games.

2.Select Dr.Web in the list of installed apps and tap Update.

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The Update option will not be available until a new version of Dr.Web is released.

3.Dr.Web may require new permissions when it is updated. In this case, a notification asking to grant new permissions will appear.

Tap Accept to grant Dr.Web required permissions.

Tap Open to start using the app.

Updating Dr.Web in HUAWEI AppGallery

You can configure automatic update for applications installed from HUAWEI AppGallery (including Dr.Web). To do so, in the Manager tab of the HUAWEI AppGallery app, turn on the toggle Auto-update over Wi-Fi.

You can also update Dr.Web manually:

1.Open the HUAWEI AppGallery application and tap Manager.

2.Select Dr.Web in the list of installed apps and tap Update.

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The Update option will not be available until a new version of Dr.Web is released.

3.Dr.Web may require new permissions when it is updated. In this case, a notification asking to grant new permissions will appear.

Tap Accept to grant Dr.Web required permissions.

Tap Open to start using the app.

Uninstalling Dr.Web

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Dr.Web Ant-theft is designed to complicate the process of Dr.Web deletion from your device. If Dr.Web Anti-theft is configured, disable it before proceeding.

To uninstall Dr.Web

1.In your device settings, select Apps or Application manager.

2.Select the Dr.Web from the list of installed applications and tap Uninstall.

Quarantine folder and log files are not deleted automatically. You can delete them manually from the Android/data/com.drweb/files folder in internal memory of your device .

Uninstalling Dr.Web through HUAWEI AppGallery

If you installed Dr.Web from HUAWEI AppGallery, you can uninstall the application by doing the following:

1.Open the HUAWEI AppGallery application.

2.Tap Manager.

3.On the next screen, tap Installation manager.

4.Select Dr.Web from the list of installed applications and tap Uninstall.

5.Confirm uninstallation.