1. Jennifer Mueller's Avatar
    I can't figure out where this video is coming from. It appeared in my gallery one day. I keep deleting it, and it keeps reappearing. I can't trace it back to a new or updated app.

    The file path is: /storage/emulated/0
    The file name is: 68c33f3577f11563478a78e4b411b697.webm

    Help me get rid of this thing. Please.
    09-11-2015 10:55 AM
  2. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Do any of the apps you're using show video ads? If so, that's where it might be coming from. Are you sure that file is a video? What's in it if it is?
    09-11-2015 11:42 AM
  3. Jennifer Mueller's Avatar
    I thought that was the likely issue. A couple of the apps I use show video ads, but those that I'm aware of aren't new apps...I've been using them since I got the phone a year and a half ago. It might have happened when I updated one of the apps, but I always update a ton of apps at once, so I don't know which one it would be. Is there some way to figure out which app it's coming from?

    I'm sure it's a video. I played it once and watched only a couple seconds before I got annoyed and deleted it. I deleted it again this morning, but when it shows up again, I'll watch it the whole way through and then reply with a description. I'll take some screenshots too. Sorry I don't have more info.
    09-11-2015 01:05 PM
  4. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Some apps have been updating with annoying video ads. The ones with proper coding will stream the video or save the file in a temporary folder specific for that app. Crappy coded ones will do what you're experiencing, downloading the video file to a generic folder and since you're still using said app, it keeps re-downloading the video when you delete it.
    Jennifer Mueller likes this.
    09-11-2015 01:56 PM
  5. Jennifer Mueller's Avatar
    I've been trying to use the suspected/potential apps one by one to figure out which one's causing it...but it appears that it only happens randomly and not every time I use the guilty app. I will continue this investigation until I find it.
    09-16-2015 08:49 AM

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