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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by tauran121, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. tauran121

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    i get a little + sign in the notification bar and every time it's asking me to either buy or download something.

    any idea how i can get rid of it?
     

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  2. Baldilocks

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    You probably downloaded an app that pushes advertisements to your phone. The biggest culprits (at least that I have seen) are MP3 Download Apps.
     
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    Download an app called Airpush Detector from market. It will detect these apps and allow you to fix them.
     
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    only downloaded the easyjet app and something called myfitnesspal in the last week.
    so far telling me no airpush apps detected. will run it again if the message comes back.
     
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    i'm still getting these, airpush detector is not detecting anything. anything else i can try?
     
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    What apps do you have downloaded and installed?
     
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    myfitnesspal + airpush detector
     
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    uninstalled easyjet, gonna try uninstalling myfitnesspal
     

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