1. AC Question's Avatar
    Just starting getting pop up ads from Target Cartwheel on my Galaxy 5. Have tried Adblocker, AVG and Avast with no luck.
    10-20-2015 11:51 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Do you actually have Cartwheel or the Target app installed, or are these appearing independently? Are they only occurring when you're browsing, or even on the homescreen, or when using other apps?
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    10-20-2015 04:20 PM
  3. ChiefDog's Avatar
    Independently. Do not have Target or Cartwheel app installed, or at least I didn't install it, and it does not show up in the list of Applications. Appearing in browsers, email, games, etc.
    10-22-2015 07:28 AM
  4. ChiefDog's Avatar
    Just started to get the popups for Twitter and Lyft also.
    10-22-2015 07:59 AM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    It sounds like some bit of adware that got installed unwittingly, alongside some other app. You might have to uninstall apps one by one until it goes away.
    10-22-2015 11:12 AM
  6. ChiefDog's Avatar
    If this was a rider on an app I installed, would it really go away just by uninstalling the app?
    10-22-2015 11:24 AM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    If it was actually part of the app, then yes.
    10-23-2015 12:58 AM
  8. ChiefDog's Avatar
    Found the little bugger. It was in a Volume Boost app I found on either Google Play or Amazon.
    B. Diddy likes this.
    10-27-2015 09:28 AM
  9. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Great! Can you post a Google Play link so that others know exactly which app it is, so that they can avoid it?
    10-27-2015 11:07 AM
  10. ChiefDog's Avatar
    NM. How do I delete the last reply?
    10-29-2015 12:41 PM
  11. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Done. But do you have the link for that particular app? There are quite a few called "Volume Booster," and maybe a few more called "Volume Boost."
    10-29-2015 04:21 PM
  12. ChiefDog's Avatar
    Looking for it. Pretty sure it was on Amazon
    11-12-2015 07:50 AM

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