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Here is this weird drawer/app I am getting when I swipe on bottom left corner of my screen.

I tried to uninstall it, but can't find it in the list.

I believe it is some malware/adware, as it shows random keywords in the search box (in screenshot, it is showing india vs australia). This app came out of nowhere without being preinstalled. I have another phone of same brand/model which is without this creepy app.

I am using Xiaomi Redmi 2

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  • I'd almost bet that's a pre-installed system feature. Some Sony devices ship with something similar to be activated from the corners of their screens. Looks familiar? – Izzy Jan 13 '16 at 16:20
  • Thanks @Izzy - I checked the mentioned app, but it is totally different. Installed the same as well and it is listed in apps normally. The above one altogether different with different UI, although some resemblance, and the worst part, listed nowhere. – Ehs4n Jan 13 '16 at 18:12
  • I could find a link which has a similar screenshot, but it is written in a different language. hotro.mobiistar.vn/threads/… – Ehs4n Jan 13 '16 at 18:20
  • That page mentions it could be removed using CCleaner, if I understood it correctly (Google-Trans). But that seems to be a Vietnamese ROM on a Vietnamese phone at a Vietnamese provider. Strange. And the thread doesn't name the app. – Izzy Jan 13 '16 at 19:23
  • I don't think rooting the device will help, as this app came out of nowhere without being preinstalled. I have another phone of same brand/model which is without this creepy app. The worst thing is battery life has reduced to half. :-( – Ehs4n Jan 14 '16 at 4:42
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That's most likely a MIUI app called Lazy Swipe:

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Lazy Swipe (source: Miui; click image for larger variant)

This app might have come pre-installed with your device. I wouldn't consider it malware until proven otherwise. The "random search presets" might even be possible to deactivate. And if you don't like it at all, you can simply deactivate it in settings. Please refer to the corresponding article/review for details.

Hint: Miui is the GUI (Graphical User Interface) most Xiaomi devices ship with. This is why I hold it much likely the app came pre-installed with your device, and is no malware you've caught somewhere else.

  • Thanks @Izzy - I checked the mentioned app, but it is totally different. Installed the same as well and it is listed in apps normally. The above one altogether different with different UI, although some resemblance, and the worst part, listed nowhere. – Ehs4n Jan 13 '16 at 18:12
  • I also tried to scan the phone using few antivirus apps like Avast etc, but they didn't detect any issue. – Ehs4n Jan 13 '16 at 18:16
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I guess its the Omni Swipe app. Try to find this in the applications list and uninstall it. Here's a screenshot of this app which looks similar to the one you have,

Omni Swipe Screenshot

Omni Swipe screenshot - Click to enlarge the image - Source

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