Frustrated with Little Green Men!

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I have Samsung S5. Love it. BUT: Am very frustrated: every day I get about 30 "little green men" (lol) on my screen that I have to individually have to delete (ugh). They are anything from "Top Free Games", to "Hot Free Apps" etc. My friends with Bell don't get these annoying icons on their phones each day. How do I delete and never allow them back? thanks!
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Posted 3 years ago

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Chad Burr, Mobile Master

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Hi Lynn,


Sounds like you've got an PSTD


PLAY STORE TRANSMITTED DEFECT
Okay I made that up but


For the cure head to the play store and download AdAware


That should be able to identify the app serving up the ads so you can remove it.


Good luck and let us know

Edit,

https://play.google.com/store/apps/de...
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Done. Will see tomorrow if I wake up to find them on my phone again. Fingers crossed I don't.
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There were a few to choose from so I chose the one "NQ antiviral". It was free. It identified a "memo" app I was using do I uninsulated the memo app.
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Yeah...these thing have nothing to with who your cell phone company is. You would have had it on bell rogers or anyone. Cellphone spam/malware is on the rise.
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For a replacement memo app have you tried Onenote by Microsoft? I use it every day. It's free and hey its Microsoft.
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Onenote is pretty awesome indeed... I'm in love with Evernote as well :)

There is also Papyrus and LectureNotes, though that last one is very complex.

Lastly try Samsung's own S Note or Google Keep.

All guaranteed spam and malware free!
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I second Google Keep I don't know how I ever lived without it

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