How To Turn On Google Play Protect In ROG Phone 3

You can turn on Google Play Protect in your ROG Phone 3 to help keep your device safe and secure from malicious apps. This feature is turned on by default in your phone however if it is off then you can turn it back on from the Google Play Store app.

The Asus ROG Phone 3 is considered as the best gaming phone to be released this year. It’s a third generation ROG model that carries with it several outstanding features which are aimed at the mobile gamer. It uses the latest Snapdragon 865+ chip which when combined with 16Gb of RAM, 512 GB of storage, and a 144 Hz refresh rate display allows you to enjoy an excellent gaming experience.

Protect your ROG Phone 3 against harmful apps by using Google Play Protect

There are hundreds of thousands of apps available for you to download at the Google Play Store. While most of these are useful, some of them are malware in disguise. To ensure that your device stays protected, one line of defense that you can use is Google Play Protect. It works by running a safety check on an app before you download it. It will also scan your device for any potential harmful apps and warn you about it. Here’s how you can use this feature.

Turning on Google Play Protect feature in your ROG Phone 3

To activate this feature in your phone just follow these steps.

Time needed: 3 minutes.

Using Google Play Protect

  1. Tap on the Play Store.

    You can do this by swiping up from the Home screen then tapping on the Play Store icon.Turn On Google Play Protect In ROG Phone 3

  2. Tap on Menu.

    This is the three horizontal lines on the upper left part of the Play Store app.Protect  your ROG Phone 3  against harmful apps by using Google Play Protect

  3. Tap on Play Protect.

    This allows you to access this security feature.tap on play protect

  4. Tap on the Turn on button.

    This will turn on the feature and begin scanning your phone.tap turn on switch

Turn off Google Play Protect

If you would like to turn off Play Protect then here’s how to do it

  • Tap on the Play Store.
  • Tap on Menu.
  • Tap on Play Protect.
  • Tap on Settings.
  • Turn off the “Scan apps with Play Protect” switch.

After performing the steps listed above you will successfully turn on Google Play Protect in your ROG Phone 3.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone. Contact me at Email

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