How to block pop-ups on your Android


If you have an Android, you have probably fallen victim to annoying pop-up ads before. You were innocently scrolling through your phone, perhaps trying to buy something, when suddenly your entire screen was occupied by random ads. And when you try to close it, you accidentally click on an ad that takes you to another page. I have.

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To block pop-ups on your Android device, follow these steps:
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What are pop-up ads and why do they appear?

Pop-up ads are common on desktops, laptops, and Android devices (uncommon on iOS mobile devices) and don’t always lead to anything harmful. Many companies use them to promote their products.

However, if you constantly see ads or are randomly redirected to other sketchy sites without your consent, you may have some kind of malware installed or your browser configuration has been unknowingly changed. There is.

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How to stop pop-up ads in Android browser

If ads pop up just by casually browsing on your Android device, you can easily stop them from appearing by adjusting a few web browser settings.

  • Open your browser on Chrome or Android
  • tap the three dots in the upper right corner Configuration
  • [設定]in the menu Site settings
  • [サイトの設定]in the menu popups and redirects turn off the feature
  • If your phone also has advertising notifications for certain products,[サイトの設定]go back to the page notification.

You may see pop-up ads on your Android that you accidentally click on. After that, if you start having a lot of tabs open on your phone, chances are your device is infected with adware. But don’t worry. This issue can still be fixed.

How to get rid of pop-up viruses on Android

Note that settings may vary depending on the Android smartphone manufacturer.

  • Press and hold the Android power button until the option appears. erase appears

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Kurt Knutsson explains how to get rid of popup viruses on Android.
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  • Press and hold the power off button until it reboots. safe mode Options will pop up.press have understood

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  • After the device restarts, go to the Settings app, apps and notifications

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The Android Settings app is located here:

The Android Settings app is located here:
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  • select See all apps find infected apps

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screenshot of "apps and notifications" Android screen.

A screenshot of the Android Apps & Notifications screen.
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  • Uninstall the infected app or disable the permissions of the infected app (notifications, tracking, etc.).

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Uninstall the infected app or revoke its permissions.

Uninstall the infected app or revoke its permissions.
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  • [設定]From the menu, play protect and turn on Scan apps with Play Protect.

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select "play protect" and turn on "Scan apps with Play Protect."

[Play プロテクト]and select[Play プロテクトでアプリをスキャン]to turn on.
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Protect your device 24/7

The steps above are helpful, but you should still consider antivirus protection. Installing an antivirus program on your Android gives you real-time protection and stops you from clicking malicious links that can install malware on your device.

Click the magnifying glass icon at the top of my website and search CyberGuy.com for “Best Antivirus” to see my full list of the best antivirus protection for Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS devices. Read our expert reviews.

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