1. caper26's Avatar
    How do I get rid of the google “G” that pops up on my sons’s Acer tablet? It is “always on top” And covers up functionality of any app that is being used!
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    11-26-2018 05:42 PM
  2. Javier P's Avatar
    Welcome to the forums. What happens if you tap or long press that icon? Can it be moved around after a long press?
    11-26-2018 05:46 PM
  3. caper26's Avatar
    Nothing happens. If I long pressa another icon, it unlocks from background and I can slide it around. Not the G
    11-26-2018 06:03 PM
  4. Javier P's Avatar
    See if the icon stays there after booting in safe mode.
    11-26-2018 06:08 PM
  5. caper26's Avatar
    I'll try. It's not there all the time. It "pops up" after a while he says.
    11-26-2018 06:14 PM
  6. caper26's Avatar
    See if the icon stays there after booting in safe mode.
    I fiddled around and it’s not there currently in safe mode.
    11-26-2018 06:29 PM
  7. Javier P's Avatar
    I fiddled around and it’s not there currently in safe mode.
    That means the culprit is an app that your son downloaded. There are different ways to try to identify it. This guide is about full screen ads but the same principles apply on your case, see if it helps.

    https://forums.androidcentral.com/sh...d.php?t=901497

    In my experience the best way to identify the culprit is using the developer options. Also, see which apps have the 'draw over other apps' permission enabled.
    11-26-2018 06:58 PM
  8. caper26's Avatar
    ... Also, see which apps have the 'draw over other apps' permission enabled.
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    11-26-2018 07:18 PM
  9. Javier P's Avatar
    That looks like a preinstalled app, I don't think that's the culprit. See how many more apps have that permission enabled.
    11-26-2018 07:38 PM
  10. caper26's Avatar
    That looks like a preinstalled app, I don't think that's the culprit. See how many more apps have that permission enabled.
    I went through all of them and disabled that option for all. Thanks! I hope it works and will report back my findings. So annoying and weird no one else has seen this issue!
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    11-26-2018 08:07 PM
  11. Javier P's Avatar
    I went through all of them and disabled that option for all. Thanks! I hope it works and will report back my findings. So annoying and weird no one else has seen this issue!
    Did the icon disappear after that? If so, you can enable them one by one until you get it again. Keep us posted.

    These are my apps with that permission enabled, including the same you posted above (accessibility features).
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    11-26-2018 08:15 PM

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