3.nbryb Virus


3.nbryb is a bogus application that may commonly be found on Android smartphones and tablets. The app behaves as a browser hijacker and typically takes over the main web browser be that the default Internet app, Chrome, Firefox, etc., and forces it to display hundreds of potentially unwanted ads, banners, and pop-ups on the screen.

The 3.nbryb virus on Android

The 3.nbryb Virus

Users who are having the 3.nbryb virus on their device may experience also auto redirects to different sites and may notice that the search engine or the homepage of their browser has been changed without their approval.

These are typical symptoms of browser hijacking but many Android users may mistake them for symptoms of a virus infection.  More so due to the fact that the imposed changes cannot be easily removed or uninstalled.

The same applies to the control over the multiple websites and pop-up ads, banners, and notifications that constantly appear on the screen – you simply are given no option to stop or remove them while they constantly prompt you to click on different things.

This not only can create a lot of irritation while you are using your Android smartphone or tablet but also may affect its overall performance and stability. For instance, due to ad overload, the device may start crashing or becoming unresponsive.  The hijacked browser may start redirecting you to random sites and sketchy pages which could be far from reliable. An accidental click on any of the random links could easily infect you with a virus, a ransomware, a Trojan, or another dangerous malware.

This means that you simply cannot overlook the reality that a browser hijacker like 3.nbryb may potentially expose you to safety risks if not uninstalled from your device.


Type Browser Hijacker

Remove 3.nbryb Virus

If you have an Android virus, continue with the guide below.

If you have an iPhone virus, please use our iPhone Virus Removal guide.

If you have a Mac virus, please use our How to remove Ads on Mac guide.

If you have a Windows virus, please use our Windows Virus Removal guide.


Whether you use the default “Internet” App for browsing or a different browser like Chrome you need to go to:
Settings/More/Application Manager/All

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Locate the Browser/App in question and tap on it.


Now the method is effectively the same for users using both “Internet” and Chrome/Other Browsers, yet for more clarity we have provided instructions for both:

For “Internet” Browser Users:

Tap the Force Stop button.

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Now tap the Clear Data and Clear Cache Buttons.

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For Google Chrome Users:

Click on  Force Stop.

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Then click on Clear Data and Clear Cache.

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Restart your Browser. It might be a good idea to Reboot your Android device, just in case.

  • Important!

If you are still seeing Ads in your browser, it is likely they are generated by the websites you visit and there is nothing you can do about it.

However, if you are seeing Adverts outside of your internet browser, then one of your installed Apps contains the problematic Adware. In this case you need to take a look at this guide.

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About the author


Lidia Howler

Lidia is a web content creator with years of experience in the cyber-security sector. She helps readers with articles on malware removal and online security. Her strive for simplicity and well-researched information provides users with easy-to-follow It-related tips and step-by-step tutorials.

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