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How do I get rid of two lockscreens? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Note 8. I took my phone to the store yesterday, and now I have a second lock screen with ads. I have gone through all of my apps that I dont regularly use, and have tried cleaning up ...
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Android 7 Nougat onwards: hides USB OTG sticks from third-party file managers?

Third party file managers such as ES File Manager and RhythmSoft File Manager HD (others will be tested) do not show an USB OTG device. It does not even get listed. Only Android's pre-installed file ...
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How to know what is causing a weird lock screen with ads to show up?

I have a Samsung Galaxy J7 that just started displaying this as the lock screen. Sometimes, it displays my regular lock screen, but if I let my phone sit long enough, it will display this screen. It ...
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Unwanted swipe screen…samsung 8

This is what I see on my screen: screenshot (click to enlarge) The photo is mine. The clock format off. I have to swipe to get to my password screen. Just started today. I checked apps. I'm lost ...
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Ads appearing on my lock screen, cannot identify the culprit app

This little treat appeared on my lock screen this morning. It seems to be intermittent, only replacing the real lock screen about one in three times. Has anyone else seen it?
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Lock Screen With Ads on Samsung Galaxy S5 mini [duplicate]

i've got lock screen, I do not know how I got into the phone, and I do not even know how to fix it, is it a virus? please answer, phone isn't rooted
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How do I get rid of the two lock screens on my Galaxy Grand Prime?

Today I woke up and noticed I have to swipe not just one but two screens. The photo is the new screen that is completely unwanted. After I swipe on that one, I enter my normal lock screen and have ...
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Remove lockscreen app via adb

A relative installed a bunch of apps, and now I am infected by some app with a pesky ad-filled lockscreen, ON TOP of the regular lockscreen (why are they even allowed to do that). How can I find the ...
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Did kingoroot install bloatware on my phone? Or is this a legitimate android locksreen?

Long story short, I have rooted my phone in order to resolve 'low on internal storage' issues (turned out the cache folder grew to almost 2GB). I have used kingoroot as suggested in this answer and it ...
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How to know which installed app can show before my native lock screen?

My question stems from this question about an app showing a custom view (with ads) before the lock screen. As of now none of the answers there provides a technical way to filter out the concerned app ...
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Apps updated, now I get an unknown lock screen with ads [duplicate]

After finally doing a bunch of updates, suddenly every now and then some random lock screen with ads showed. Which app is causing this?
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Weird display on screen before swipe lock Samsung Galaxy s6 edge plus

Pressed the onscreen button on my s6 edge this afternoon and a strange new display swipe screen is showing up - picture included. I have no idea where this came from and I have to swipe it just to get ...
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What installed “DU quick charge” on my phone? [duplicate]

I started seeing something new on my lock screen, before even swiping the lock screen. It was a large battery charging-status display with advertisements below that. At the upper left corner was a ...
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Determine which app is drawing on top of other apps?

Is there a way to determine which application is drawing on top of other applications? For example, Facebook Messenger app can draw the chat bubbles on top of everything, but how do I know which app ...