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  1. leesrt's Avatar
    I keep getting a pop up every so often that says "scan for virus & spyware" with a download link. How do I make this stop?
    06-10-2013 07:32 PM
  2. DroidXcon's Avatar
    I keep getting a pop up every so often that says "scan for virus & spyware" with a download link. How do I make this stop?
    When is this happening exactly, in any app or anytime? is it happening in the notification bar? can you take a screen shot of it?
    06-10-2013 07:41 PM
  3. mommarockstar's Avatar
    This has started happening to me all day today as well and I cannot get it to stop. It does not matter if I have any apps open or not. It just all the sudden shows up outta nowhere. I have attached a screenshot to this post. Any ideas how to make it stop???
    Attached Thumbnails androidsecurityfree annoying pop up-screenshot_2013-06-10-20-54-24.jpg  
    06-10-2013 07:59 PM
  4. leesrt's Avatar
    That's it, I can't make it stop.
    No other apps are open and I haven't loaded anything recently.
    06-10-2013 08:01 PM
  5. DroidXcon's Avatar
    This has started happening to me all day today as well and I cannot get it to stop. It does not matter if I have any apps open or not. It just all the sudden shows up outta nowhere. I have attached a screenshot to this post. Any ideas how to make it stop???
    That's it, I can't make it stop.
    No other apps are open and I haven't loaded anything recently.
    lets try this to start
    Go to settings>application manager> Browser or internet (whatever the your device is using ) > Clear Data
    let me know if it keeps happening
    06-10-2013 08:07 PM
  6. leesrt's Avatar
    I did what you suggested so I'll give it some time and see.
    DroidXcon likes this.
    06-10-2013 08:17 PM
  7. mommarockstar's Avatar
    lets try this to start
    Go to settings>application manager> Browser or internet (whatever the your device is using ) > Clear Data
    let me know if it keeps happening


    Tried that but it did not work for me. Not sure if it makes a difference, but I have a Galaxy S3. Did not realize that this forum is for Droid Maxx :-(
    06-10-2013 08:20 PM
  8. DroidXcon's Avatar
    Tried that but it did not work for me. Not sure if it makes a difference, but I have a Galaxy S3. Did not realize that this forum is for Droid Maxx :-(
    Go to the market and download an app called Airpush detector then scan your device tell me if it detects anything

    From my Galaxy Note 2 via Tapatalk
    06-10-2013 09:03 PM
  9. mommarockstar's Avatar
    lets try this to start
    Go to settings>application manager> Browser or internet (whatever the your device is using ) > Clear Data
    let me know if it keeps happening
    Go to the market and download an app called Airpush detector then scan your device tell me if it detects anything

    From my Galaxy Note 2 via Tapatalk

    I actually tried that before posting here :-( Nothing...
    06-10-2013 09:20 PM
  10. mason1598's Avatar
    im having the same problem on my HTC one v......gives me the same message and it pops up at any moment
    06-10-2013 09:25 PM
  11. LostAdrenaline's Avatar
    Same here it won't stop androidsecurityfree annoying pop up-uploadfromtaptalk1370918296120.jpg
    Gs3
    Hansome Kim likes this.
    06-10-2013 09:38 PM
  12. DroidXcon's Avatar
    When you run lookout it doesn't detect anything?

    All of you must have a common app that is causing this problem. Maybe a messenger app or a launcher.

    From my Galaxy Note 2 via Tapatalk
    06-10-2013 09:41 PM
  13. mommarockstar's Avatar
    lets try this to start
    Go to settings>application manager> Browser or internet (whatever the your device is using ) > Clear Data
    let me know if it keeps happening
    When you run lookout it doesn't detect anything?

    From my Galaxy Note 2 via Tapatalk
    Lookout???
    06-10-2013 09:46 PM
  14. DroidXcon's Avatar
    Lookout???
    Lookout is a security/antivirus application

    From my Galaxy Note 2 via Tapatalk
    06-10-2013 09:49 PM
  15. mommarockstar's Avatar
    lets try this to start
    Go to settings>application manager> Browser or internet (whatever the your device is using ) > Clear Data
    let me know if it keeps happening
    Lookout is a security/antivirus application

    From my Galaxy Note 2 via Tapatalk
    Just added it. Scanning now...will post when finished.
    06-10-2013 09:56 PM
  16. mommarockstar's Avatar
    It says "All installed apps are safe"

    should I be running something else???
    06-10-2013 10:01 PM
  17. DroidXcon's Avatar
    It says "All installed apps are safe"

    should I be running something else???
    Nope . I think it is just an app that is installed kicking off these pop ups. Do you have games installed on your device?

    From my Galaxy Note 2 via Tapatalk
    06-10-2013 10:04 PM
  18. mommarockstar's Avatar
    I have three games that I have had for quite a while: Candy Crush, Bingo Blitz and Cosmic Patrol...
    Hansome Kim likes this.
    06-10-2013 10:08 PM
  19. ERICA WILLIS1's Avatar
    It's happening to me too. On my Kindle Fire HD. Both lookout and McAfee
    came back clean. It's really annoying. Like every couple minutes.
    06-10-2013 10:08 PM
  20. ERICA WILLIS1's Avatar
    I don't have any of those games. This is the only post I have seen on this so far....
    06-10-2013 10:15 PM
  21. DroidXcon's Avatar
    If someone has the time and patience , please list all downloaded apps you have that way everyone can see what the possible common app causing this problem could be.

    From my Galaxy Note 2 via Tapatalk
    06-10-2013 10:19 PM
  22. dudewhat6593's Avatar
    Same is happening to me. It pops up whenever no matter what im doing on my phone GS3
    LostAdrenaline likes this.
    06-10-2013 10:37 PM
  23. mommarockstar's Avatar
    lets try this to start
    Go to settings>application manager> Browser or internet (whatever the your device is using ) > Clear Data
    let me know if it keeps happening
    If someone has the time and patience , please list all downloaded apps you have that way everyone can see what the possible common app causing this problem could be.

    From my Galaxy Note 2 via Tapatalk
    Here is what I have...some came on phone and some downloaded...
    Attached Thumbnails androidsecurityfree annoying pop up-screenshot_2013-06-10-23-38-39.png   androidsecurityfree annoying pop up-screenshot_2013-06-10-23-35-28.png   androidsecurityfree annoying pop up-screenshot_2013-06-10-23-38-14.png   androidsecurityfree annoying pop up-screenshot_2013-06-10-23-38-26.png   androidsecurityfree annoying pop up-screenshot_2013-06-10-23-38-58.png  

    06-10-2013 10:47 PM
  24. ERICA WILLIS1's Avatar
    McAfee Mobile Security
    Temple Run Temple Run 2
    Diet and Food Tracker - By SparkPeople
    Theme Park
    Mr.AahH!!
    Subway Surfers
    Battery Pro
    Netflix
    Akinator the Genie
    Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal
    Streetfood Tycoon: World Tour Edition
    JezzBall
    Relax Melodies Premium: A White Noise Ambience For Sleep, Meditation & Yoga
    Slender Man! Chapter 1: Alone
    Plasma Sky - Rad Space Shooter
    STARDOM: HOLLYWOOD
    Fandango Movies - Times & Tickets
    PhotoFunia
    Cooking Dash Deluxe
    Guess The Movie
    Jeopardy! HD (Kindle Tablet Edition)
    Tumblr
    Collapse! Blast
    Lookout Security & Antivirus
    DIRECTV
    WordHero
    Alarm Clock Xtreme Free
    Bible
    Pinterest
    Battery HD
    Hotmail
    PicShop Lite - Photo Editor
    Calculator Plus Free
    Textgram
    Notepad
    DailyHoroscope
    WebMD
    Cooking Dash
    Songza
    ES File Explorer
    Wells Fargo Mobile
    PicsArt Photo Studio
    FREEdi YouTube Downloader
    SongPop Free
    Pandora
    The New Oxford American Dictionary
    Skype
    06-10-2013 10:51 PM
  25. LostAdrenaline's Avatar
    I have candy crush also but look out doesn't detect anything.
    06-10-2013 10:51 PM
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