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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by davidhm, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. davidhm

    davidhm Newbie
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    I am a new Nexus 7 user and have downloaded a couple of games including spider solitaire. It seems they come with offensive adds that pop up at the beginning of each game. Is there any way of stopping the pop up's short of deleting the games.?
    Thanks
    David
     



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  2. valorian

    valorian Android Expert

    If you are willing to root your device you can download an app like App Blocker that blocks these adds. Otherwise, no.
     
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  3. Groid

    Groid Android Enthusiast

    Adaway or Adblocker
     
  4. wh1teout

    wh1teout Member

    I use both =)

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  5. davidhm

    davidhm Newbie
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    What is "rooting" mean? What are the plus and minus? Why do I care? Does it make the machine do different things?
    David
     
  6. valorian

    valorian Android Expert

  7. Teknologic

    Teknologic Android Expert

    I think what you're referring to is an ad hardcoded into the app. If it's a full screen pop up after each deal, I don't think it can be removed. Ad blocker or the likes will remove the add from the page, but it'll keep opening each time simply because that's how the app was made.
    Very annoying way of advertising and sadly gaining in popularity.
     
  8. whs37

    whs37 Android Enthusiast

    The AirPush Detector may also help.
     
  9. jhsrennie

    jhsrennie Android Enthusiast

    Games often have pay versions that are advert free, or you can can find a pay version of the game froma different supplier.
     
  10. Rcarnes91

    Rcarnes91 Android Enthusiast

    There is a app called ad network detector it will tell you what apps are doing what
     
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