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Galaxy J7 V2 has unwanted ads when I unlock phone
JET460
Member

Every time I unlock the phone, there are ads on the home screen.

Have to clear them before I can use the phone.

Verizon store can't figure it out.

Is this normal for that phone?

Extremely obnoxious.

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Re: Galaxy J7 V2 has unwanted ads when I unlock phone
dexman
Sr. Member

An installed app might be causing the problem.

A factory default of the phone with a careful review of which apps to re-install could resolve the issue. Installing Antivirus apps from Norton, Avast...etc can help.

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Re: Galaxy J7 V2 has unwanted ads when I unlock phone
JET460
Member

Thanks.

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Re: Galaxy J7 V2 has unwanted ads when I unlock phone
bearone21
Leader

adblock plus works well for me on phone & pc.

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Re: Galaxy J7 V2 has unwanted ads when I unlock phone
dexman
Sr. Member

If a factory default and selective app restore is done, post the results. Smiley Happy

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Re: Galaxy J7 V2 has unwanted ads when I unlock phone
vzw_customer_support
Customer Support

JET460, we want to ensure this issue gets resolved. Most likely this problem cam from an app or a website not normally visited. Have you already completed a factory data reset? Does the issue still exist?

 

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