10-02-2016 03:29 PM
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  1. felloffthetruck's Avatar
    Just put my Verizon Note 7 on the wireless charger and was greeted with this mess.

    WTF is this attacking my Note 7 ?-121.jpgWTF is this attacking my Note 7 ?-120.jpg

    What and how did this get on my phone?
    09-30-2016 04:44 PM
  2. Ca_lvn's Avatar
    Your carriers bloat where most likely, my sprint phone auto downloads apps without permission
    09-30-2016 04:45 PM
  3. felloffthetruck's Avatar
    I thought I disabled all the Verizon bloat and today out of nowhere this crap hits me. I believe it's called AppLock Pro.
    09-30-2016 04:52 PM
  4. maf113's Avatar
    I thought I disabled all the Verizon bloat and today out of nowhere this crap hits me. I believe it's called AppLock Pro.
    You need to disable DT Ignite.
    09-30-2016 04:55 PM
  5. felloffthetruck's Avatar
    You need to disable DT Ignite.
    I have DT Ignite disabled. This just came out of the blue today. I could not even access my phone for a while as this was hitting me for passwords that I did not make or know.
    09-30-2016 05:00 PM
  6. mvsmith's Avatar
    I have DT Ignite disabled. This just came out of the blue today. I could not even access my phone for a while as this was hitting me for passwords that I did not make or know.
    That's really odd. My friend on ATT had the recalled note and this is exactly what happened on his phone. I looked in settings in his phone and realized it came from a camera app. Or filter app. I had him uninstall it and it went away. Don't know if it's an app that came on the phone. His version was extremely bloat heavy
    09-30-2016 05:13 PM
  7. Ca_lvn's Avatar
    I hate when they hide adds like that, I have noticed in the play Store now some apps say includes adds.
    09-30-2016 05:16 PM
  8. felloffthetruck's Avatar
    It was an app call AppLock Pro and I don't remember seeing this before on my phone.

    I was able to uninstall it and pray it's gone. I can't believe Verizon would put that crap on me.
    fr4nk1yn likes this.
    09-30-2016 06:04 PM
  9. Jigo's Avatar
    Looks similar to this.
    ES File Explorer Updated With Super-Shady 'Charging Boost' Adware

    Did you install ES File explorer.
    09-30-2016 06:41 PM
  10. Almeuit's Avatar
    Looks similar to this.
    ES File Explorer Updated With Super-Shady 'Charging Boost' Adware

    Did you install ES File explorer.
    I agree with Jigo. It sounds like ES File Explorer.
    jackash0912 and Laura Knotek like this.
    09-30-2016 06:43 PM
  11. djturnz's Avatar
    I had ES File explorer. I liked it, but it had to go because of that stuff
    lanenubia likes this.
    09-30-2016 08:05 PM
  12. French's Avatar
    This is the 2nd time I've seen finger pointing at ES File Explorer and I'm perplexed as I have it installed (pro version) and haven't seen these types of things at all (knock on wood). Are you all SURE ES File Explorer is to blame?
    Dukins likes this.
    09-30-2016 08:17 PM
  13. chazglenn3's Avatar
    Probably the free version of ES File Explorer.
    09-30-2016 08:23 PM
  14. Jigo's Avatar
    This is the 2nd time I've seen finger pointing at ES File Explorer and I'm perplexed as I have it installed (pro version) and haven't seen these types of things at all (knock on wood). Are you all SURE ES File Explorer is to blame?
    Maybe not. According to this, it was removed from ES File Explorer.

    ES File Explorer strips out much-despised adware lockscreen - Android Authority

    Probably some other app that was installed put in this adware.
    09-30-2016 08:36 PM
  15. felloffthetruck's Avatar
    It was AppLock Pro. It just magically appeared on my phone today.
    This nightmare was trying to take over all control of my phone.
    09-30-2016 08:43 PM
  16. Morty2264's Avatar
    How annoying! Hopefully you can resolve this!
    09-30-2016 08:51 PM
  17. racquetballer's Avatar
    Yes it's app lock causing your problem. It happened on my previous phone the Sammy Note 4. I took off app lock on my Note 4 because the adware annoyed me more than the app was worth having. Didn't feel I needed app lock on my Note 7 since I can put apps in my secure folder that no one else can access anyway..
    09-30-2016 11:20 PM
  18. MizWylie's Avatar
    Should have used protection.
    felloffthetruck likes this.
    09-30-2016 11:36 PM
  19. 1213 1213's Avatar
    Maybe we should email google to change their policy to not allow something so intrusive?
    10-01-2016 01:11 AM
  20. jmk32's Avatar
    The first screenshot you have shows a broom in the circle icon. My guess is that it's from Clean Master or some cleaning app you downloaded. Those apps put shady crap on your phone and it sucks.
    TouchPal keyboard also has been known to throw lockscreen ads

    Look for apps like that and dig into the settings to uncheck whether looks like a spam setting...
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    10-01-2016 11:59 AM
  21. ibcop's Avatar
    This is the 2nd time I've seen finger pointing at ES File Explorer and I'm perplexed as I have it installed (pro version) and haven't seen these types of things at all (knock on wood). Are you all SURE ES File Explorer is to blame?
    I too have ES Fille and zero issues.
    10-01-2016 12:26 PM
  22. felloffthetruck's Avatar
    The first screenshot you have shows a broom in the circle icon. My guess is that it's from Clean Master or some cleaning app you downloaded. Those apps put shady crap on your phone and it sucks.
    TouchPal keyboard also has been known to throw lockscreen ads

    Look for apps like that and dig into the settings to uncheck whether looks like a spam setting...
    I do not have clean master or anything like that installed on my phone. This is all new crap provided by AppLock Pro that I have no idea where it came from.

    Anyone else with Verizon see this AppLock Pro on their Note 7?
    10-01-2016 12:28 PM
  23. racquetballer's Avatar
    I do not have clean master or anything like that installed on my phone. This is all new crap provided by AppLock Pro that I have no idea where it came from.

    Anyone else with Verizon see this AppLock Pro on their Note 7?
    Nope not on my Note 7 since it's not native VZW Bloatware... When I had it on my Note 4 I had to download it. Worked well for a year or so until they updated it and put adware on it... Then I got rid of it as fast as I could!!
    10-01-2016 02:13 PM
  24. felloffthetruck's Avatar
    How did this get on my phone?

    I would never download or use something like this.
    10-01-2016 02:19 PM
  25. From A Buick 8's Avatar
    I do not have clean master or anything like that installed on my phone. This is all new crap provided by AppLock Pro that I have no idea where it came from.

    Anyone else with Verizon see this AppLock Pro on their Note 7?
    it was on my replacement note 7 as well
    felloffthetruck likes this.
    10-01-2016 02:19 PM
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