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Omacp on Android

Omacp on Android is an application that is used to configure cellular activity on smartphones with MediaTek processors. However, sometimes it acts as an Android virus that usually enters your device from unauthorized sources, causing adverse effects. Omacp on Android can steal your data, slow down your phone, and make it vulnerable to hacking. It can also affect your messaging app, system apps, and storage.

Omacp on Android
The OMACP virus app

Is Omacp dangerous?


Omacp can be dangerous if it is installed from a malicious link or a pop-up ad. These sources can inject malware into your device and compromise your security and privacy. Omacp can also consume a lot of data, battery, and memory on your phone. It can interfere with your normal functions and cause errors or crashes.

Omacp app

Omacp app is the legitimate application that comes pre-installed on some Android devices with MediaTek processors. It is responsible for configuring the network settings and the SIM card on your phone. The app is not harmful by itself, but it can be exploited by hackers or malware to send you fake configuration messages or notifications. These messages or notifications can trick you into installing malicious software or giving away your personal information.

What is Omacp?

Omacp means Open Mobile Alliance Client Provisioning and is a standard that defines how mobile devices can be configured remotely by network operators or service providers. Omacp allows you to receive configuration messages or notifications that can update your settings for internet, multimedia, email, or other services on your phone. These messages or notifications are usually sent by your network operator or service provider when you insert a new SIM card or change your plan. However, in some cases, such notifications can be exploited by scammers to compromise devices with malware.

Omacp configuration message

Omacp configuration message is a message that contains the settings for a specific service or feature on your phone. It is usually sent by your network operator or service provider when you need to update your settings. However, the Omacp configuration message can be legitimate or fake, therefore, users need to pay close attention to it. A legitimate message will have a valid sender ID, a clear subject, and a confirmation request and if you receive anything different from that, you need to carefully check your system for potential danger.

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A user from Reddit seeking help to remove Omacp

Omacp notification

Unlike the legitimate Omacp notification, a fake notification will have a suspicious icon, a vague title, and a malicious link or attachment, which should not be clicked without being carefully checked. The original Omacp notification can be enabled or disabled on your phone. To enable or disable it, you can go to Settings > Apps > Omacp > Notifications and toggle the switch. You can also block or allow specific senders or services from sending you configuration messages or notifications. This, however, is not possible if you are dealing with a fake notification and your only option to deal with it is to remove it.

SUMMARY:

NameOmacp
TypeMobile threat

How to delete Omacp

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.

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

Step1

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.

Step2

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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Step3

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

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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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