1. Aboo96's Avatar
    Recently, I started experiencing random ads on my homescreen. They also come with sound and when the phone is locked. I shall try to upload a picture.
    Canyoner likes this.
    03-01-2018 02:25 PM
  2. Sittinglemon's Avatar
    Same issue. Can't figure out how to stop it or why it started in the first place. Pic attached.
    Attached Thumbnails Why are Google ads randomly appearing on my lockscreen?-screenshot_20180228-143034.jpg  
    03-06-2018 02:47 AM
  3. Canyoner's Avatar
    I was getting the same on my Samsung S7. They started just after I ran updates for Google Play Store a few weeks ago in the 1st half of May 2018.
    Ran several different anti-virus/malware apps & nothing. Cleared cache, uninstalled recent apps, etc, still getting them.
    Then I found one way to stop the ads.... Disable Google Play Store!!
    I no longer get the annoying ads... BUT, several other apps now keep leaving notes... 'xxx won't run unless you update Google Play Store.'

    Tough titties Google! If you can't run a system without pushing ads forget it!

    If I enable Google Play Store I then get random ads for Google Play Store, Google Home Mini, Wish, Uber, etc... Some of which are video with sound... EXTREMELY annoying whilst in a meeting!
    Disable Google Play Store & all fixed!
    06-07-2018 04:24 AM

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