Google Play Store is a space that stores a large number of programs, of which we will never know which exactly can be considered malicious.
In the developer community there are many who create this type of application to infect other people’s mobile phones with some type of malware.
Despite the fact that advertisements are common in all programs to ensure their survival, not all warnings are good and here you will find out what they are.
Find out which are the advertising applications on devices with the latest versions of Android
All versions of the Android system and features ,
have changed a lot through your latest updates, among these, an option that allows us to see what applications you are generating advertising.
Within the community it has become a positive aspect because there is no need to resort to third-party applications to find the solution to this problem.
To achieve this, start by accessing the “Settings ” of your phone and among all the available options select “Digital Wellbeing “.
Inside it, a pie chart will appear that establishes the total use of your mobile based on the applications that are installed.
Click on the “Notifications ” bar to be able to see the list of programs that show ads even when they are not being used.
In the case of observing an application that makes more notifications than you commonly receive with its use, you just have to press on it to uninstall it.
How can I know which applications are generating advertising for me on my mobile if I don’t have the latest version of Android?
To meet the objective of detecting which programs infect our phone with pop-up advertisements, you need to download AppWatch for free through the Google Play Store. Do a WiFi speed test to verify your connection and that the download is not interrupted.
General characteristics of the application
- From the beginning of its use, it starts a monitoring of the applications that are active, even in the background.
- It is responsible for recording the duration that each application takes while they are running.
- Add quick access to the activity log in the notification bar. This can be configured if you do not want it.
- The most important feature is that it detects which application is showing pop-up ads on your mobile screen.
Application method of use
Being a program characterized by providing the necessary information to solve this problem, you must follow the following steps to start this process.
Start by installing the application on the device from the Google Play Store, so that as soon as the download process is finished, click on “Open “. Before all this, remember to correctly log into the Play Store with your Google account.
As soon as AppWatch starts, a switch will appear that makes up the home screen, which you must press to activate monitoring.
Exit the application and start using your mobile device as you usually do regularly, waiting for the moment when the advertising automatically appears.
When it happens, open AppWatch from the notification bar to access the activity log with the last application launched.
Regularly, a totally different one will appear than the one we were actually using, thus concluding which is the one that is responsible for displaying the ads.
In this way, you only have to go to “Settings “, enter “Applications ” and uninstall the one that is causing all the annoyance while using the mobile.
As at the beginning of the article, it is recommended that the installation of this application be maintained in order to obtain information about future applications that may be installed on your Android device.