There is a very big number of Android users who are struggling with unpleasant advertisements that appear on their devices’ displays when the device is connected to the Internet. Having this occur on your device on a regular basis can be quite irritating and unpleasant as the ads could oftentimes prevent you from using the smartphone (or the tablet) in an effective way.

In many cases, a banner or a pop-up would cover the whole screen and would not allow you to tap on anything else beside itself until you finally give in and interact with the advert. Page-redirects while browsing and changes to the browser like replacement of elements such as the default homepage and search engine tool are also possible. In most cases, it is irrelevant what your browser is and whether you use the default browsing app or some other one like Chrome, Opera, Firefox and so on. and Android hijackers in general is the main topic of this post as it currently is one of the most widespread and also one of the most complained-about hijackers out there. Since a lot of users seem to have issues with this piece of software, we have decided to give our readers who need help with it an effective way of dealing with the undesirable software in the form of a removal guide manual that you can find below. isn’t a software piece that is supposed to harm your Android device – it’s not like a Trojan Horse or like some other form of malware (Ransomware, Spyware, etc.). However, it can still be quite irritating to have it on your device. Similarly to most other hijackers for Android, this piece of software has likely gotten in your device’s system alongside another app or an app update that has been recently installed. This means two things:

First, in order to get rid of, you’d also need to eliminate the application which carries it (more on how to do that you can learn from the uninstallation guide).

And second, if you want to avoid hijackers like in the future and prevent them from entering your Android smartphone or tablet, you’d need to be more careful with the apps you download and especially with the sources that you use to download them. Stick to what is reliable and avoid download platforms that do not seem trustworthy and also be picky about the specific applications that you download – try to install only quality stuff on your device and not anything that catches your eye at first sight.


Type Browser Hijacker Virus Removal

We are sending you to another page with a removal guide that is regularly updated to counter the latest tricks malware creators use. It will show you how to:

  1. Locate and clean up your phone’s apps if they are infected.
  2. Find browser extensions related to the threat and how to remove them.
  3. Ensure your passwords were not stolen or tampered with.

You can find the removal guide here.


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Brandon Skies

Brandon is a researcher and content creator in the fields of cyber-security and virtual privacy. Years of experience enable him to provide readers with important information and adequate solutions for the latest software and malware problems.


    • The app manager may be found elsewhere in your setting – it really depends on what your specific device is. Bu there should still be an app manager, you just have to look around.

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