1

My phone starts downloading an app which is named 'Google Play' when I press it's dialogue for a second it shows 'Download Manager' as the app which is downloading it. But I don't have any download manager on my phone.

It seems fishy, something isn't right with the app, it's probably a malware. Please help!

I've attached the screenshots.

enter image description here!enter image description here

6
  • Please clarify your specific problem or provide additional details to highlight exactly what you need. As it's currently written, it's hard to tell exactly what you're asking.
    – Community Bot
    Oct 20 at 14:08
  • It happens everyday at evening, between 7 and 7:30, It starts, though I cancel but it starts again until it gets completed, I'm really worried, might it be that someone is hacking my phone. Please help somebody! Oct 20 at 14:13
  • 2
    "Download Manager" is the built-in download system of Android. It is available on every Android device. Apps can define download tasks that are executed by this Download Manager.
    – Robert
    Oct 20 at 14:19
  • But I don't find any download manager in app manager, I've unlocked developer options. Oct 20 at 14:28
  • check your google play version, let the "malware" finish it's update, check version again. If it's different version it's probably not malware but regular update (which btw cannot prevented from settings, google has full control over your phone)
    – alecxs
    Oct 20 at 17:45

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.