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Get rid of facebook ads

I have a Sony Xperia M4 Acqua. I was wondering if there is a way to get rid of facebook ads in my smartphone, something not seen in my desktop pc due to my using of adblock software. Is there ...
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Apps restart after popup oder fullscreen ad

I've got a Nexus 5 with the most actual, official Google OS running (6.0.1). I've seen the problem in two apps: Microsoft One Note wenn tapping "open Notebook" in the side-slide-menu, for half a ...
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Ad Videos Won't Play

on my device, ad videos just won't play. In some games you need to watch ads in order to get in game currency, which is not possible for me. When I click on "Watch Ad", a black frame pops up and ...
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Can't uninstall an app in android which is showing adds frequently

An app is showing ads frequently in my android. I cant find it in the app collection. I also tried Settings -> Device Administration but didn't get it there. Then I looked for it in Xender (app like ...
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Find applications causing a particular advertisement and get rid of latter? [duplicate]

See screenshot: (Click image to enlarge) That ad seems to be the the one causing any application to die abruptly for absolutely nothing. I saw that ad when I was using Skype. I also saw it when ...
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How can I stop All Adverticement to my phone?

seriously i hate advertisements because they disturbing my enjoinment on my phone, even in my other account like facebook, twitter, gmail they suddenly appeared.
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Some program is showing ads on my desktop… How can I catch it?

Some program keeps showing me ads on the main page every now and then. It's extremely annoying, and I'm unable to catch it. Is there a way I can detect it to remove it? When the ad shows up, I try to ...
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Why does this ad keep showing up below my notification bar and how do I stop it?

I keep getting an ad that shows up BELOW my notification bar. It is NOT in the notifications, nor on the homescreen, as far as I can tell. I am using CyanogenMod 12.1 nightlies on a HTC M8. ...
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A random floating ad is always on top

In the following image, you can see a floating ad and it looks like an average ad by Google. Problem is, it's always on top. In the image, you can see it over my Settings app. (Click image to ...
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Invasive advertising in Android notification center

On my Samsung Note 3 running stock Android 4.4.2 I got the following message in the pull-down notification center: You watched FooBar. Here's another video you might like. I didn't click the ...
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GPay - Where did that come from?

Have noticed over the past few days, random pop up ads on my phone. Upon closing the pop up, I get "Gpay has stopped working" and the app closes. I didn't install this, and have removed a recent app ...
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EL PAIS app - how to avoid pub?

Android 4.4.4 Motorola G 4G In EL PAIS app, when connected to a WIFI and the app activated, I get pop ups with publicity both whole page (I have to click on an X to close them) and on the lower part ...
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Android 5 Lollipop block Advertising video in a game

I have a "problem" with a game called Geometry Dash Lite, sometime meanwhile I play an advertisement shows and consume a lot of internet bandwidth... The advertisement is a video of another game ...
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Genymotion and video ads

I run Android 4.4.4 in Genymotion. I installed the Google Apps, which include Google Play. Through Google Play I installed the game Sky Force 2014. Why can't I click on the button in the red ...
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Pop-up advertising message filling the screen

Sony Xperia M, model C1905. Android 4.3 official firmware, build number 15.4.A.1.9 Screenshot (click to enlarge) The blue button on the message is a link to play.google.com of "du speed booster" ...
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Why do I see adverts after closing WhatsApp?

Every time I close WhatsApp I get some sort of an advertisement. According to their site they don't advertise, but I see adverts like this after closing the app: Click image for larger version I ...
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Seeing ads on every website no matter where I visit on my android phone

I don't know what I've installed to my android phone but something cause my phone to show ads on every page I visit. It doesn't matter if I use Google Chrome or default android browser. I try to ...
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What is track.dovelane.com and how do I get rid of it?

Sometimes I get popups for something that claims to be a virus cleaner that redirects me to track.dovelane.com and the again to the play store page for an app called clean master. ...
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Banner Ads on bottom of different apps- Is this a Virus?

I have Android 4.4.2. On a couple of apps (like Huffington Post and NBC 4 LA)I've noticed different banner ads that appear on the bottom of the screen inside different apps. The thing is these banner ...
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Phone is being overrun with ads

Whenever I switch on my Internet every morning I get a page which opens up with applications and games that aren't from the Play Store and I see a message that says my phone has stopped outside ...
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Advertisments still blocked after uninstalling AdFree

I am trying to test out Admob for an app on my phone. But I have absolutely no idea what is blocking my ads. My phone is rooted, but I don't have any ad-blocking software. I did have AdFree, but then ...
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Find out which app is pushing ads in my notification bar? [duplicate]

This may be a duplicate question but it seems the bad guy has improved its technology and known methods don't work so far. Anyway, started recently, my phone shows a notification every few days. ...
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Can Java be exploited through Android app ads?

It turns out that Java has a security flaw that is currently being exploited to put malware on people's computers. Is there any risk that advertisements in Android apps will have embedded, malicious ...
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How to get rid of ads popup? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is this red star icon malware? How to get rid of it? Recently I often get the popup ads like the snapshot as below. I wanna get rid of it. Please help!
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Is safe to give my IMEI to LeadBolt to enjoy apps without advertisement?

On the LeadBolt opt page you can specify your IMEI number in order to opt out from their service: The IMEI/MEID is a number, usually unique, to identify GSM, WCDMA, and iDEN mobile phones, as ...
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What is the most effective way to disable ads in an Android app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to block ads in Android applications? I've read ways but they don't block/disable ads.
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ad on statusbar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find out which app is putting ads in my notification bar? Sometimes I get ads on statusbar. These ads came from some free apps. I have lots of installed apps ...
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Disable ads in applications? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to block ads in Android applications? Is there a way to disable in-app ads (on a rooted CM7 phone)? I am NOT talking about the ads in browser. ...
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I think my kid's Eee Pad has malware. How do I get rid of it?

As you might expect from a 11 year old, she keeps filling it with games and girly-pop songs. Today, I noticed a strange "pseudo-Market" icon on its home screen: When you click on it, you get the ...
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Disable Google Play Ads in Notification Area? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is this red star icon malware? How to get rid of it? I'm not sure if everyone has experienced this annoying behavior, I often see ads in my notification area pointing to ...
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Got weird fullscreen ad when visiting website [closed]

When I vistit on my nexus one the website alternativeto.net and open a subpage then suddenly I see a fullscreen ad with the title "liferay.com" and the address cat.m.ifortune.mobivillage.de I see the ...
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Which system process do I block from the internet to prevent ads from showing up?

Yes, this is similar to my own previous question on the subject. I'm being very specific here though - despite having wrapped ad blocking with hosts file and firewall, some apps (several more now) are ...
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How do some apps get past ad blocking?

I'm already using LBE Privacy Guard, AdAway and Droidwall to strictly control ads and app permissions. (All of them require root to run). Droidwall has a whitelist where only apps that actually fetch ...
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How can I find out which app is putting ads in my notification bar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is this red star icon malware? How to get rid of it? Recently advertisements have started appearing as notifications in my phone's notification bar. The icon on the ad ...
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Is there a reliable way to detect the app responsible for an Airpush ad?

I noticed the other day that my Xoom's notification bar has started receiving Airpush ads (which is what it sounds like - push notifications that are really ads). I'm rather philosophically opposed to ...
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Is it possible to block ads in Android applications?

Are there any applications that attempt to block ads in applications? It seems that it should be theoreticaly possible, by blocking web requests to certain sites, for example.
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Do you still see ads even if your phone is offline?

An uncle of mine refuses to use the free version of Astro File Manager, because he dislikes ads. I told him to just leave his 3G off (he only uses it on demand anyway) and he shouldn't see them ...