1. Hi Bruh's Avatar
    These ads keep poping up on my screen and they open the ad up in the multitasking bar like it's an app but it doesn't have a name. I've tried deleting all of my .apk files but that didn't work. I tried deleting past apps that didn't work. I also tried multiple antivirus apps but they are still showing up, please help.
    Link to image : https://www11.online-convert.com/dl/web1/download-file/2ee57865-0ead-424f-a293-2c5fca761e36/Screenshot_20171223-185756.webp

    You have to open it in docs. (Sorry)
    12-23-2017 10:46 PM
  2. Wbutchart's Avatar
    This is happening on my wife's note as well. A solution would be awesome as I'm not convinced it's an app she downloaded. Seems to happen when opening the default messaging app
    12-24-2017 08:14 AM
  3. Scienceguy Labs's Avatar
    Might want to go into Chrome or whatever browser you're using and close all tabs if any are open. Then go into settings, apps, find chrome/browser, and clear cache. Sometimes, if a tab with a popup is left open in the browser, the popup will continuously open until the tab is closed. At least, I've had that happen to be before. Hopefully, this helps.
    badcat likes this.
    12-24-2017 08:32 AM
  4. Gayle Lynn's Avatar
    It doesn't have to something downloaded.
    Might be. Might be adware from the adserver.
    Cross-site scripting. JavaScript.

    Switch to Sammy Internet and add 5 ad blockers.

    Most say ads are annoying but harmless. Until they're not.

    This gets asked daily. Wish there was an official sticky thread I could point to besides saying Google popup ads.
    badcat likes this.
    12-24-2017 10:47 AM
  5. Hi Bruh's Avatar
    Here are some more pop ups that recently showed up.
    Attached Thumbnails Why is there ads popping up on my screen?-screenshot_20171224-100520.jpg   Why is there ads popping up on my screen?-screenshot_20171224-100256.jpg   Why is there ads popping up on my screen?-screenshot_20171224-100232.jpg  
    12-24-2017 01:08 PM
  6. Javier P's Avatar
    Welcome to the forums. There are many reports about similar ads end must of them from Samsung devices. Take a look here and see if it helps.

    12-24-2017 01:11 PM
  7. SDTRMG's Avatar
    I had this happen to me and it was from an app called ESFile manager or explorer once deleted and reset the adds stopped.
    12-24-2017 09:34 PM
  8. natehartey12's Avatar
    find out what app is causing it and report it to Google. pretty sure that's against terms of service.
    12-25-2017 01:01 AM
  9. nfld_sapper's Avatar
    I have whatsapp and no issues.... some of those free apps push ads...check your apps one of them is pushing ads to your phone.
    12-25-2017 12:17 PM

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