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    Default after update weird adds

    Okay I just got an s3 a week ago.. did the software update and now I get these weird ads that play no video no picture just audio that pops out of nowhere does it bout 2-3 times a day anyone else have this problem

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    Welcome to Android Central! What do the ads say?
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    Just be random ads for games or movies... its real random like I said as well no video no pics no notification just audio

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    Did you buy your phone new or used? If used, perhaps there's a remnant of some adware from the previous owner. If new, then have you been installing apps? One of those apps certainly could be carrying adware.
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    Bought it new... how do I get rid of adware on a phone

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    The second part of my question was if you had installed any apps. The adware is likely from one of those apps, and should go away if you uninstall it. The challenge is to figure out which one is responsible.
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    All I've downloaded is ebay craigslist and clash of clans

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    Did you install all of those apps directly from Google Play? If you downloaded them from other sites, the risk of malware or adware goes up.

    There is no official Craigslist app, so whichever one you installed could potentially carry some adware.

    Also, considering how popular Clash of Clans is, make sure your version is legitimate. It should be from Supercell.
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    Beware of Craigslist, just saying.
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    Yea all came from Google play and the version of craigslist I have I've always used with no issues... deleted all of them and hasn't happened yet

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    This app helped me, and when I had trouble, he responded quickly...



    Its in the Google Play store...

    Please let us know...

    Good luck..

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