Airtel Secure: All You Need to Know About the Handset Protection Plan from Bharti Airtel

Airtel is not only offering simple freebies like subscription programmes to its users, but the telco is also offering handset protection and device security services as well under the name of Airtel Secure

  • Subscribers will have to spend more than Rs 49 per month to avail services
  • They will get access to malware protection, cloud storage, handset protection and more

Safety and security of your device and your files have become a great deal in the industry right now. People are growing increasingly wary these days about the sharing of their data and hardware. Years from now, the users of any piece of hardware were more likely to share their information without any questions, but now every user wants to keep their data safe. The telecom operators, are also these days helping the users keep their data and device safe. Bharti Airtel is one of the telcos which is offering great freebies to it, subscribers, amongst its select plans, the telco is offering Airtel Secure, which the users can use to keep their device and the data in it secure.

Airtel Secure Features and Pricing

Bharti Airtel has advertised this plan for anyone who is spending more than Rs 49 on his or her plan. The telecom operator has said that the subscribers will get handset protection and antivirus in this price. Under handset damage, subscribers will be able to get mobile repairs up to 60% of the phone value in case of accidental or liquid damage. They will also be able to get doorstep pickup and delivery for their device. Lastly, as part of handset protection, they will get 24×7 call assistance. The Airtel Secure access will also grant the subscribers 2GB cloud storage space to back up all their important handset data.

After subscription to Airtel Secure, the subscribers of Airtel will also be able to get access to Anti-Malware protection, which will detect malware and other related threats from your device. The App Advisor feature on their Norton Security application will highlight privacy risks, intrusive behaviour, excessive battery drain, and excess data consumption on the phone. The Web Protection feature will safeguard the users against phishing and malicious web sites browsed via Wi?Fi or carrier networks Edge, 3G, 4G etc. There will also be a spam call blocking feature. Lastly, the Norton Security app will facilitate an Anti-Theft Security feature through which subscribers can remotely locate, lock, scream, and wipe the lost or stolen device through an SMS or a Web portal.

Bharti Airtel Offering Airtel Thanks Benefits

Bharti Airtel is also the telecom operator, which is offering an exciting customer tier based programme called Airtel Thanks. As part of Airtel Thanks, the subscribers will be landing on a particular level depending on the amount they are spending every month on their Airtel subscription. The tiers of Airtel Thanks will include the Silver, Gold and Platinum. While the subscribers in the lower rungs will get benefits like Airtel TV and Wynk subscription, the Platinum and Gold subscribers will get a subscription to ZEE5, HOOQ, Netflix and more, in addition to Norton Security for a year and much more.

Arpit spends his day closely following the telecom and tech industry. A music connoisseur and a night owl, he also takes a deep interest in the Indian technology start-up scene and spends rest of his time spilling poetry and stories on paper.

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Most common is losing device which doesn’t seem covered. Also if device is unrepairable and out of warranty , there will be no protection

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