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This specific add keeps popping up as overlay at random. It's always the same Facebook Maket thing. I'd appreciate any hint on how to get rid of it.

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    While that ad on screen, run adb shell dumpsys window | grep mFocused on PC. You will get the app showing that ad. Uninstall it. Report it. Blacklist it. Or whatever else you find appropriate. – Irfan Latif Jan 31 at 7:40
  • @IrfanLatif mFocusedWindow=Window{ffea4e u0 com.facebook.orca/com.facebook.orca.auth.StartScreenActivity} mFocusedApp=Token{a6af053 ActivityRecord{5bb9e8d u0 com.facebook.orca/.auth.StartScreenActivity t13163}} mFocusedApp=AppWindowToken{7f3cd90 token=Token{a6af053 ActivityRecord{5bb9e8d u0 com.facebook.orca/.auth.StartScreenActivity t13163}}} – ElmoVanKielmo Jan 31 at 16:55
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    Hello ElmoVanKielmo. Let me know if the answers to the duplicate questions do not work for you. I hope they do and solve the issue. :-) – Firelord Jan 31 at 18:20
  • Thanks @Firelord - I'll check. – ElmoVanKielmo Jan 31 at 20:23
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    Yes, the issue is resolved @Firelord - it turns out it was enough to revoke unnecessary permission to show alert popup on top of other apps. And it can be done via native app manager on my Android phone as it simply lists apps with this permission enabled. – ElmoVanKielmo Feb 1 at 7:57
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First, see @Ifran Latif's comment. This is a good action for finding malicious apps.

If it's simply an ad that you want to not see anymore, there are several ad blocker apps available that can help:

AdAway

AdBlock Plus

AdGuard

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  • So far I can say that your answer is useful, yet adb didn't show the offending app - like the overlay ad was really smart. I'm checking ad blockers provided. – ElmoVanKielmo Jan 31 at 20:20

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