“Virus” Android Removal

Welcome to our Android removal instructions. They should work on most Android devices.


What you need to know about – an android browser hijacker

This article will provide you with some general information about – a browser hijacker that has been reported to invade android devices. If you open the browser on your android smartphone and all of a sudden various sorts of adverts start flooding your screen, then you’ve probably had installed onto your device. Another possible issue, that you may encounter, is that your browser settings may have been altered without your permission – your front page might have been changed and sudden page redirects may occur without you having done anything. “Virus”

Let’s start by saying that a lot of people mistakenly refer to “virus“. This is not accurate, is not a virus. The above mentioned are all symptoms typical for a browser hijacker. This type of software is everywhere, all over the Internet. It is most commonly related to Windows computers, but almost no platform is safe from them. Still, there’s no need to worry even if a browser hijacker such as has gotten in your smartphone’s system. This type of software is, for the most part, not considered harmful. There is a big difference between browser hijackers like and malicious programs, such as ransomware viruses.

Potential security hazards

However, this does not mean that you should let your guard down and allow the intrusive software to reside on your smartphone. At the very least, browser hijackers can be extremely annoying and frustrating to have around (besides, they are utterly useless to you). Furthermore, even though is usually not considered dangerous for your device, it may still trick you into exposing your system to potential security threats. That is why we strongly recommend that you avoid interacting with any of the obstructing pop-ups, box messages, banners etc. that the hijacker generates for your android device. That is because, by tapping on these ads, you may get redirected to some kind of an illegal and potentially dangerous webpage. This happens quite rarely and most of the ads and page redirects, that you may experience, are safe. Still, there’s no need to take any chances, by risking your device’s online security.

Avoiding unwanted software

In the last paragraph of our article, we will give you some general advice on how you can prevent browser hijackers from getting on your smartphone in the future. In most cases, software like is distributed by being bundled with another app. The problem is that the intrusive software is usually installed as a built-in feature to that other app. Therefore, in most cases there’s no way to get the said application, while leaving out the browser hijacker. That is why we advise you to always make your own research on apps that you intend to install on your smartphone. As far as removing the annoying browser hijacker is concerned, our guide, down below this article, should help you deal with the nagging issue in no time. Android Removal


It might be enough to navigate to Settings -> Application Manager -> Downloaded -> Locate -> Uninstall

If this option is not active then try this: Settings -> More -> Security -> Device Administrators

8Make sure that only the Android Device Manger has permissions to alter your device. Also make sure that under the Security settings you don’t have Unknown Sources marked out.


Step 2

Remove from Chrome

Go to Settings -> More -> Application Manager


Now Go to Application Manager -> Downloaded -> Chrome


Now Force Stop -> Clear Data


Step 3

Remove from Firefox

Again, Go to Settings -> More -> Application Manager


Now Go to Application Manager -> Downloaded -> Firefox


Now Force Stop -> Clear Data


Step 4

Remove From “Internet”

Settings -> More -> Application Manager


Application Manager -> All -> Internet


Force Stop -> Clear Data


Step 5

Reboot your Android Device. Your problem should now be fixed.

If you run into any trouble – ask us for help in the comments section!