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What app caused this popup on my screen?

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4th September 2014, 09:41 PM   |  #1  
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I just got a popup ad on my home screen. Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1409859633927.jpg
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How can I determine which app did this so I can uninstall it immediately?

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4th September 2014, 11:45 PM   |  #2  
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No one is going to be able to tell you that unless the app is advertising itself or someone has seen the exact same popup ad. More than likely it's an app (or malware) that seeks to generate ad revenue.. the upshot of which is that what you see in the ad may have nothing to do with the app. Google image search does not appear to have a match to it.

Still if you have any battery or power apps installed, they would have to be at the top of your suspect list.

Rather than make us try to guess, post a list of all your third party apps that you have installed and we may be able to spot the culprit in that list. Or in the alternative, install an ad blocker program on your handset.

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6th September 2014, 02:02 AM   |  #3  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kettir

I just got a popup ad on my home screen. Attachment 2924700

How can I determine which app did this so I can uninstall it immediately?

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Search the play store for and ad detector, their are many. These will tell you what app has an advertising function built in.
6th September 2014, 02:08 AM   |  #4  
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You could try clean master also
6th September 2014, 05:19 AM   |  #5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kettir

I just got a popup ad on my home screen.

How can I determine which app did this so I can uninstall it immediately?

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G900A using xda premium

Another suggestion:

Install Shortcut Master app, open Menu --> 'Capture Shortcut' and do a capture when this ad popup is shown.

It will tell you this ad belongs to which app.
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