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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by metsr1, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. metsr1

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    This is driving me nuts and can't figure out how to stop it but, twice a day the Android market sends me a pop up/text asking me to check out some app. I have tried to look for some setting to stop them, but can't seem to find one. Anyone else getting these and figured out how to stop them? Thank you.
     

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    I do not get any pop-ups. Is it an actual pop-up from the market program? Is it a text message? If it is a text message, then you are getting spam and can have sprint block the sender.
     
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    It's from the market. In fact, if you click on it, it takes you to the market. It happened again about a half hour ago for a dating site called Zoosk. I clicked on it and it took me to the Android market to download if I wanted to. This never happened on my Epic.
     
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    Go to settings in the market app and see if the box is checked to receive directed marketing.
     
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    I did that. It's unchecked. That's what's really baffling me. If tha'ts supposed to stop them, they're still coming through.
     
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    I've never had this happen. Have you downloaded any apps from third-party sources (i.e., not the Market)? Is there any kind of pattern to the content of these ads, like all social media, or some games?
     
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    Hi I think I am getting the same problem.. since I downloaded something from the market a few weeks ago I've been getting this little white star shape in the top left hand corner.. when I click on it.. it either takes me straight to the android market or a google site. I have tried. Uninstalling all apps and unchecking things in market settings but its not worked. I also get about 2 or 3 a day. Soooo annoying
     
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    Try a factory reset...
     

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