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Discussion in 'Android Help' started by Barnics, Feb 25, 2016.

  1. Barnics

    Barnics Lurker
    Thread Starter

    I'm running nexus 6p with stock 6.0.1,and a couple of days back i started getting ads like those shown below show up constantly in the desktop or whatever app I'm using at the time. I've had multiple android devices over the years and never encountered anything like this. How do I getting rid these? I've tried blocking pop ups in google chrome, but it doesn't work.



  2. AZgl1500

    AZgl1500 Extreme Android User

    I had that once, it was a rootkit and they hid the app in the system area.

    I had to do a FDR and start all over from scratch.

    since then, I do not click on any funky links inside of an existing app.
    ignore any and all advertising that shows up at the very bottom of the phone.

    if you don't download it direct from Playstore, it is not trust worthy
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  3. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
    VIP Member

    A hard reset should fix you up. Worked for me.
  4. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    You need to look at your applications. One of them will have come with ads that take over the screen every now and then. Could also be your launcher if you are using one.

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