1. onemat's Avatar
    Hello,
    My LG G6 is receiving pop up ads and occasionally starting up a YouTube video by itself. I have used the cleaning tool but it hasn't made any difference. How do I fix this?
    Thanks,
    Matt
    03-12-2018 09:51 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Does this happen only while browsing, or does it also happen on the homescreen or within other apps?
    03-12-2018 08:12 PM
  3. devaa's Avatar
    Factory reset
    03-13-2018 04:57 AM
  4. Coraya's Avatar
    no need for a factory reset. I've had this happen too. it's one of your apps. I had a Sudoku app that was doing that to me. to find out what app it is, hit the recent apps button and you'll find out. then uninstall the app
    idon12no likes this.
    03-13-2018 06:08 AM
  5. bobdob's Avatar
    My son somehow got a malicious app installed on his phone that did stuff like this. It was actually hidden somehow so it didn't show up as an installed or running app using the normal ways you'd see them, but I was able to track it down by using some tools that I'd already had on that phone. There is an app called "Hidden Apps" (which is not what I used; I actually don't remember how I spotted this problem) that is meant to show you these apps and might be worth trying if you don't see anything obvious.
    idon12no likes this.
    03-13-2018 09:09 AM
  6. montreux88's Avatar
    I think it's the LG launcher. Try running anything else and see if the full screen ads go away.
    01-11-2019 01:16 PM
  7. patruns's Avatar
    I think it's the LG launcher. Try running anything else and see if the full screen ads go away.
    The stock launcher does not contain any ads.
    01-12-2019 09:37 AM

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