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8th March 2012, 06:40 AM   |  #1  
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I keep getting this app installing on the last screen Page of my screen and there is no icon for it in the application menu. And every now and then it changes my browser homepage and sends me advertisement notifications. Would like to know if anyone has an ideal what this is. I'll click it and it will go to browser.
8th March 2012, 07:25 AM   |  #2  
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What do you mean by "the last screen Page of my screen"?

Do you know the name of the app?

Can you find the app if you go to Settings -> Applications -> Manage Applications?
9th March 2012, 03:21 AM   |  #3  
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When you press home and scroll all the way to the left it will be in the left corner of that Page.
It's like some searching application and it is now where to be found in in management application section.
9th March 2012, 06:24 AM   |  #4  
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Odd. Have you tried anything like lookout to scan?

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9th March 2012, 06:26 AM   |  #5  
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Have u downloaded any live wallpapers recently that's their Ads

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9th March 2012, 06:44 PM   |  #6  
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So would the app backgrounds do that?
10th March 2012, 01:09 AM   |  #7  
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I personally only seen it with Live Wallpapers not all of them but most that contain Ads usually when you restart your phone they pop up and then they are gone

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13th March 2014, 06:32 AM   |  #8  
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Hi,
I am facing the same problem here with my XOLO Q2000 (rooted).
Whenever I switch on data connection, following apps keep installing itself.
1> Boyaa Texas Poker
2> Baidu Browser
3> Flappy Bird
4> playApp

Please help me uninstalling them.
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14th March 2014, 05:01 AM   |  #9  
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You downloaded those stuff from playapp.

Just uninstall play app and those will be gone

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15th March 2014, 01:36 AM   |  #10  
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I tried to uninstall playApp more than once. But it install itself silently without any notification or permission. Similarly other three apps did download and install just after playApp. And now ucbrowser just landed with other three.
Until I mess with playApp everything was cool.
Please help me remove this junk(playApp) and its residue. Otherwise I have to format my device.
Thanx for your support.


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