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Note 5 and Verizon Store Demo Mode
Nanbro271
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I just got a security threat saying my phone has a Verizon store demo mode app that is a threat risk.  How do I get rid of it and where did it come from?  I bought my phone new from Best Buy this year. This is the first time this has popped up on my phone.

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JACBAM77
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Mine was doing the same thing! I uninnstalled the Verizon Protection update and the "Verizon store demo mode" threat is no longer showing up. I then updated it again and so far it still isn't showing up that I have a threat. It's worth a shot for you guys. Did any of you find out why this is showing up as a threat in the first place? I couldn't even find a demo mode under my settings or installed apps or anything.

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Manda76
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My phone is doing the same thing but I bought it new from Verizon store.

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beilkd
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I chatted with verizon tech support this morning and they said they don;t have a fix for this. The only thing they suggested is a factory reset. I did that and the darn threat is still on the phone.

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LENNYEDGE
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did you try to use RECOVERY MODE RESET, INSTEAD OF MENU DRIVIN RESET, AND HAVE YOU TRIED CLEARING PARTITION CACHE TOO IN RECOVERY MODE/

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suejc0211
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I had the same thing this morning. I bought it new last year (Galaxy S6).  Would not let me Uninstall.

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MICSHO91
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I had the same thing happen to my Galaxy S6 last night?  Someone better come up with an answer?

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TottenKhamun
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Galaxy S6 here. Same as everyone else. Maybe unrelated, I'm seeing more battery use and frequent network disconnection. Bought new from Verizon last year.

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Slider16
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I have the Galaxy S6 Edge also.  I am having the same issue and it just started yesterday.  At one point the phone was really warm and the battery dropped down to 37% in less than an hour.  Then I noticed the security alert "Verizon Store Demo Mode" - Medium Risk.

I tried letting the security software remove it, to no avail.  Today the threat is still appearing, but the phone is normal temperature and is holding a normal charge.

I'm suspicious of this thing.    PLEASE HELP.

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Re: Note 5 and Verizon Store Demo Mode
JACBAM77
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Mine was doing the same thing! I uninnstalled the Verizon Protection update and the "Verizon store demo mode" threat is no longer showing up. I then updated it again and so far it still isn't showing up that I have a threat. It's worth a shot for you guys. Did any of you find out why this is showing up as a threat in the first place? I couldn't even find a demo mode under my settings or installed apps or anything.

Re: Note 5 and Verizon Store Demo Mode
Rang87
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This fix worked for me too, thanks!  I had the same problem with an s6 that just appeared this morning.  Stopped in the Verizon store, and their best solution was a factory reset or swap out the phone.  I never thought of re-installing the protection app.  Saved me a ton of work.  Great idea.

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