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Discussion in 'Android Help' started by Donnadelaney, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. Donnadelaney

    Donnadelaney Guest
    Thread Starter

    How to tell if my phone has been rooted &loaded with tracking /monitoring spyware? On Galaxy 5 & Lg
     


  2. James L

    James L Android Expert

    To check if it's rooted you could install root checker. It will verify if the device is rooted.
    Unless it's a free low end monitoring app it will require root access.

    Free apps will show under security then admin. Paid apps will not show there. They will install named X app and once installed and granted root, they will hide themselves as usually a setting app.
     
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  3. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    Do you suspect this might have happened with it. Did you buy it second-hand, has it ever been out of your possession, is it a company phone, etc?
     
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