AT&T teams up with Lookout, the company behind the Lookout Mobile Security app for all its Android phones

AT&T teams up with Lookout, the company behind the Lookout Mobile Security app for all its Android phones
Earlier today, Lookout Inc, the company behind the widely popular Lookout Mobile Security app, announced a deal with AT&T that will see the company's software join the carrier's army of bloatware on Android. Of course, Lookout's security solution is actually one of those pre-installed apps that you're likely to stick to, as its one of the most recognized members of the anti-malware family of mobile offerings.

The list of things Lookout can help its users with are the aforementioned protection from malware and spyware, help with lost/stolen phones and privacy and data protection:


While this move doesn't change the fact that you still need to pony up for premium protection (free for basic), it will help get more people under the safety of the mobile app, which is a good thing for the most part.

source: EON (Business Wire) 

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8 Comments

1. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

This is a good idea. I have Lookout on my AT&T S3 and I love it........my only concern is that AT&T doesnt limit what Lookout normally does

2. Tuxedo

Posts: 356; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

Awww HELLLL no. I don't need ATT to take care of my phone.

3. wolverinexmen9

Posts: 112; Member since: Mar 31, 2011

T-Mobile JUMP activates the premium protection with mobile lookout... Does that mean AT&T and T-Mobile are both contracted with Lookout, but premium account with T-Mobile and basic account with AT&T?

4. lexingtonsteeley

Posts: 19; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

Thank god i have a Nexus 5, AT&T can't pull that bloatware crap on me!

5. JMartin22

Posts: 2372; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

No thanks, no dead wait processes bogging down my battery for no reason. Stay off the WAREZ and dog on human crap and your phone will be fine.

6. Blazers

Posts: 751; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Lookout is preloaded on the Note 3, and it appears to be the premium version with no limited trial. I have all features unlocked.

7. Blazers

Posts: 751; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Nope I was wrong.....need to pay

8. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

Android Device Manager = $∅ App Lock = $2.99 / Annum - Handy features for restricting access to System and Settings if you don't want one of those stupid Lock Screen Pins or Patterns, e.g., lets block access to Settings, Apps, Play Store, etc. Also, lets you hide App icon in App Drawer.

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