Random ads popping up

dt81

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Today I have been getting ads popping up randomly. I open fb, an ad will pop up. I open Instagram an ad pops up.. Hasn't happened before. I've ran lookout and malware bytes and everything shows clean. Any suggestions?

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But wouldn't look out or malware bytes pick up on it? I haven't installed anything recently...it hasn't happened in a while so maybe it's stopped.

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But wouldn't look out or malware bytes pick up on it? I haven't installed anything recently...it hasn't happened in a while so maybe it's stopped.

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Lookout ET AL don't always pick up adware.

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Check and see if another app is causing it. I had this issue today and Zedge (running in the background) was my culprit. It only happened once but I immediately looked into it

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I'd try using AdWare, it will run in the background and mark the apps that are pushing adverts to your notification bar.

https://forums.androidcentral.com/e...ls?id=com.keerby.adaware&hl=en&token=imGpXxiq
Before you go that route, check your apps and see if one of them caused it. It happened to me the other day and Zedge was the culprit. I downloaded a tone and left the app before it could display it's ad. It took over my screen. When I closed the ad and looked in the app drawer, Zedge had the ad running.

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I removed all the apps that were listed from one of the programs. I think it was Coin Dozer that did it.

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