1. AC Question's Avatar
    OK. The story begins: I was playing a game on my 5.0 lollipop phone, when suddenly a white screen pops up saying: Launcher loading... and a gif of a loading circle thing. Then I see a notification that some apps are being downloaded. I hold the notification(to see which app is sending me the notification) and it says "Download manager". I realize that those are not random apps, those are ad-promoted apps:
    some of them are
    Township,
    IQ test,
    and some security apps.
    I've never istalled those apps before. I did a factory reset yesterday - nothing. I recovered only those apps:
    Clash Royale(com.supercell.clashroyale)
    4 Share apps(com.fshareapps.android)(I suspect this one because its full of ads)
    REC screen recorder- can't find the path but the dev is SPECTRL
    Viber(com.vider.voip)
    Whatsapp(com.whatsapp)
    Youtube - can't find the path but the dev is Google Inc.
    ColorNote - can't find the parh but the dev is Notes
    Google Play games . can't find the path but the dev is Google Inc.
    Morse Code Translator - the dev is Apps Bilgi Teknolojieri

    Can you help me?Is it malware?Do I need to flash my phone?

    P.S.: I can't exit the "Launcher Loading..." screen except by powering down, rebooting or taking the battery out.
    P.P.S.:This does not appear in safe mode(yet)
    DOOGEE VOYAGER2 DG310 MT6582 if nedeed
    Sorry for my English
    12-22-2016 04:01 AM
  2. Tolv2_0's Avatar
    This is my account, I forgot to login when asking; reply to this so i get an email
    12-22-2016 04:07 AM
  3. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Chances are that the game you installed carried some malware with it. Did you install it from the Google Play Store or from elsewhere?

    Are you saying that even after a factory reset, it starts to reinstall those apps? If so, do another factory reset, and this time, after finishing the Setup Wizard, go immediately to the Play Store and stop any app from automatically installing. Now see if any unwanted apps still try to download and install.
    12-22-2016 05:01 AM
  4. Tolv2_0's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Chances are that the game you installed carried some malware with it. Did you install it from the Google Play Store or from elsewhere?

    Are you saying that even after a factory reset, it starts to reinstall those apps?
    Yes it's from the Google Play store and it's marked with "EDITORS' CHOICE"
    As to the reset, I reset it and it doesn't download anything just as long as I'n not connected to Wi-Fi or cellular, but if i connect, after the setup wizard it pops the "Launcher Loading" screen again and again apps are being downloaded, so I keep my WI-Fi and cellular off.
    12-22-2016 05:23 AM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    The culprit isn't necessarily the game you were playing at the time you noticed the malicious behavior. What other apps have you installed? Anything installed from outside the Play Store?
    12-22-2016 06:03 AM
  6. Tolv2_0's Avatar
    I haven't insalled any other apps, all are from Play Store... Look... Maybe someone has my Google password... The apps do appear in My Apps in Google Play
    12-22-2016 06:45 AM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    I doubt that someone else has your password. This sounds more like adware or malware behavior.

    How new is the phone? Some phones (especially the ones direct from China) might actually come with this kind behavior as a "feature."
    12-22-2016 01:20 PM
  8. Bleedcoloryou's Avatar
    I'm actually experiencing this help
    08-25-2017 06:06 AM
  9. belodion's Avatar
    I'm actually experiencing this help
    Welcome.

    I see that you've given more details here: https://forums.androidcentral.com/sh...d.php?t=828197
    08-25-2017 06:12 AM
  10. Bleedcoloryou's Avatar
    Welcome.

    I see that you've given more details here: https://forums.androidcentral.com/sh...d.php?t=828197
    Yes. Any way to revert back from this mess?
    What this?
    08-25-2017 06:23 AM
  11. Bleedcoloryou's Avatar
    And now my posts have to be approved. Wth
    08-25-2017 06:23 AM
  12. anon(9602380)'s Avatar
    And now my posts have to be approved. Wth
    It is the scripts run by Mobile Nations that look for key words or phrases that could have caused your post needing approval. Please don't take it personal. It happens to long time members as well. Thanks.
    B. Diddy likes this.
    08-25-2017 07:57 AM

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