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'Harm to Device' message?

If you're an Android user, you may have encountered a message that says 'Harmful to devices' when attempting to download or install our PCProtect application. This message can be concerning, as it suggests that the app may be dangerous and could potentially harm your device.

In this article, we'll take a closer look at what this message means, whether it is dangerous, and why it is safe to download our APK (Android Package Kit).

What is an Android Package Kit?

An APK (Android Package Kit) is a file format used by Android to install apps outside of the Google Play Store. APKs can be downloaded from a variety of sources, not just ourselves.

What does the "Harmful to Devices" alert mean?

The 'Harmful to devices' message is an alert that appears when you attempt to download or install an application that is outside of the Google Play Store. The message serves as a warning that the app may be dangerous. While this message can be concerning, it does not necessarily mean the app is dangerous or will harm your device.

Our app causes this warning because it contains features and functionalities beyond what Google Play allows. This is key to how we are able to provide best-in-class protection for your Android device.