Feature changes in F-Secure SAFE for Android and Mobile Security for
Due to changes in Google's User Data and
Permissions policies in October 2018, some of the features currently supported
in F-Secure SAFE for Android and Mobile Security for Android can no longer be
offered and others will be changed to comply with the new policy.
The discontinuation and removal of these features from our software has
been unavoidable to ensure that we can continue offering our software in Google
The features affected are:
Call blocker: This
feature has been removed completely. It is no longer visible in the user
interface, and calls will no longer be blocked.
Report SIM change:
This feature has been removed completely. It is no longer supported.
as a feature of Mobile Security for Android: As the SMS-based Antitheft feature
uses SMS permissions, this feature has been removed and is no longer available.
Note: We urge customers with Mobile Security for Android to move to
F-Secure SAFE. F-Secure SAFE offers
Antitheft capabilities as https-based Finder, which is managed through a
These changes will be visible as soon as
version 17.6 has been published in Google Play.