How to uninstall Sophos Mobile Security for Android

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Sophos Mobile Security needs to have device administrator active to perform actions like locate or lock. To be able to uninstall Sophos Mobile Security, you have to deactivate the device administrator capability of Sophos Mobile Security.

Known to apply to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s)

Sophos Mobile Security

Operating systems

What To Do

To remove Sophos Mobile Security you have to deactivate the Device Administrator of Sophos Mobile Security first.
To do so, proceed as follows:

Note: The path to a setting may vary depending on the Android version and/or the device you are using. 

  1. Open the Settings of your Android device.
  2. Open "Security".
  3. Open "Device Administrators".
  4. Clear the checkbox for "Sophos Security".

Sophos Mobile Security can now be uninstalled.


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