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Got stuck with a Pop-up on the main screen

I have Samsung Galaxy E5 (SM-E500H) with Android 5.1.1. Recently, I installed few apps and after that, I encountered an annoying little pop-up below the screen sometimes. I got into uninstalling some ...
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Why aren't these UI "hacks" more often exploited?

What I'm talking about: Facebook publishes a standalone app called Messenger on the Play Store. It's a chat app, for interactions with other Facebook users. It implements something called "chat ...
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Android suddenly pops up ad

Suddenly my Android always pops up this ad that always in that position, even sometimes a video ad, when I wake my phone from sleep. Anyone has idea? When I open the recent used app, it displays the ...
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Screen dims except navigation bar

On my Yoga tab (B8080-F) with Android 4.4.2 all of a sudden screen got dimmed except for the navigation menu, where it remains bright as set in the display settings. If I change brightness manually, ...
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Cause and solution of "Error: Unknown operation string: <OP>"

First of all, the following command works perfectly fine on Android 5.1.1 (CM, PA and Tesla ROM builds): adb shell su -c 'appops set android SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW deny' The said command blocks Android ...
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How to disable amazon **pop up** notification

I am using the new Moto One fusion plus. The notification only appears as a pop up and doesn't not appear in the notification bar. I have been annoyed by the notification and have even uninstalled the ...
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What is this Overlay Application and How can I get rid of it?

Recently this "app" has shown up on my phone. Tapping it gives me access to things like the home and back button, as well as screen lock. I can't figure out what app or setting has caused this to ...
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Screen overlay detected app permisions

I am really stressed out with my GSamsung S7, Every app i have, I cant give permission to access my phone, it keeps saying to change this permission setting, you have to turn off screen overlay from ...
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Permissions conflict with screen overlays [duplicate]

I installed Marshmallow on my Galaxy Note 4 like 2 months ago. Everything was nice and peaceful, and I was happy to be able to select custom permissions per app. A few days ago, out of the blue, I ...
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How can I find and remove the source of "full screen" ads when I can't locate it in any of my apps?

There is a site/app that takes up my whole screen (LG V30 Pie) several times a day. The top part, in the blue area, is always the same. The rest can be scrolled. None of my apps allow "draw over&...
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Gray link pop-up on my Android device screen

Why my Android device keep gray link on the screen? When it's get rotated it will show bunch of gray link, I don't know how to make it's disappear. I just use mouse and keyboard on my Android and the ...
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How do I remove this odd field sometimes appearing when typing?

I have recently started seeing an extra field middle left on the screen on my Android 5.1 Moto G 1st generation: I cannot tap it. It also appears in other apps, for instance Hangouts. I first thought ...
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