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How to check if a Wi-Fi network is secure via mobile | Access control

The McAfee Mobile Security app provides information about the Wi-Fi network connected to your phone. The feature, present only in the version for Android, is ideal to know if it is safe to carry out financial transactions, carry out conversations in messengers and reproduce media on the network. In addition, the tool is also useful to avoid exposing your cell phone when using a public network.

Here's how to check the security of the Wi-Fi network connected by your Android smartphone using McAfee Mobile Security.

Tutorial shows how to check the security of a wi-fi network using the McAfee Mobile Security app Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudoTutorial shows how to check the security of a wi-fi network using the McAfee Mobile Security app Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo

Tutorial shows how to check the security of a wi-fi network using the McAfee Mobile Security app Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo

How to back up your smartphone with McAfee Mobile Security

Step 1. After installing the application, an alert will appear, informing you that it will be necessary to provide access to Android security settings. Tap "Enable" and wait for the redirect to the device's accessibility page. At that time, go to "McAfee Security".

When accessing settings for McAfee Mobile Security on Android Photo: Reproduction / Marvin CostaWhen accessing settings for McAfee Mobile Security on Android Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

When accessing settings for McAfee Mobile Security on Android Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 2. Touch the selector next to "Disabled" and confirm by touching "OK".

When activating McAfee Security Mobile in Android settings Photo: Reprodução / Marvin CostaWhen activating McAfee Security Mobile in Android settings Photo: Reprodução / Marvin Costa

When activating McAfee Security Mobile in Android settings Photo: Reprodução / Marvin Costa

Step 3. Open McAffe Mobile Security again and tap "Web Security". Then go to "Wi-Fi Security".

Path to access McAfee Mobile Security's Wi-Fi security configuration Photo: Reproduction / Marvin CostaPath to access McAfee Mobile Security's Wi-Fi security configuration Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Path to access McAfee Mobile Security's Wi-Fi security configuration Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 4. The screen will display the information of the Wi-Fi network connected to the smartphone. Stay tuned for information that is in "Recommendations" to find out if the network is secure for banking transactions, messenger conversations and media reproductions.

Android Wi-Fi network security information displayed in the McAfee Mobile Security app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin CostaAndroid Wi-Fi network security information displayed in the McAfee Mobile Security app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Android Wi-Fi network security information displayed in the McAfee Mobile Security app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

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