Welcome to our Xmyerlgols Android removal instructions. They should work on most Android devices.
Xmyerlgols – an android browser hijacker
Browser hijacker is a general term that is used to describe software responsible for the generation of intrusive and obstructive ads on your screen (usually during the time you’re using your browser. browser hijacker is a widely spread phenomenon. It is most commonly associated with Windows computers, but you can be faced with such a software on almost every platform. In this particular article, we will introduce you to Xmyerlgols – an browser hijacker application/feature that you may get on your android smartphone/tablet.
Introduction to browser hijackers
First of all, a few words explaining how Xmyerlgols.pw may get inside your device. Unlike PC browser hijacker programs that have many different distribution methods, browser hijacker for android smartphones basically have one way of getting installed onto your device – via the apps you download. Another difference between android browser hijacker and its PC counterpart is that in most cases android browser hijacker does not come as a separate application. Usually, Xmyerlgols is a built-in feature for certain applications, rather than a application itself. With that being said, you should know that if you’ve installed an app that contains Xmyerlgols.pw, you may need to uninstall that app to get rid of the intrusive browser hijacker. Below this article, there’s a guide in which we will show you how to do that.
Difference between Xmyerlgols “Virus” and actual malware
Secondly, we need to make it clear that browser hijacker is usually not dangerous and won’t harm your system. Many people may think of Xmyerlgols as a virus – this is a mistake. There’s a very big difference between browser hijacker and malicious viruses like Trojan Horses or Ransomware. Still, you should know that even though Xmyerlgols may not pose a direct threat to your device, some of its ads may hide potential security hazards. Therefore, we strongly advise you to avoid interacting with any of those adverts. Sometimes this might be quite challenging since often those ads may cover your whole screen so that you’re left with no other option but to tap on them. That is why it may be a good idea to get rid of the intrusive browser hijacker as soon as possible.
Do your own research
Another good piece of advice would be to always research apps that you’ve not used before if you consider installing them on your smartphone. Read the comments and look at the rating they have. If the rating is low or any of the comments says that the app displays intrusive content, you may re-think having it installed on your android device.
Xmyerlgols Android Removal
It might be enough to navigate to Settings -> Application Manager -> Downloaded -> Locate Xmyerlgols -> Uninstall
If this option is not active then try this: Settings -> More -> Security -> Device Administrators
Make 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.
Remove Xmyerlgols from Chrome
Go to Settings -> More -> Application Manager
Now Go to Application Manager -> Downloaded -> Chrome
Now Force Stop -> Clear Data
Remove Xmyerlgols from Firefox
Again, Go to Settings -> More -> Application Manager
Now Go to Application Manager -> Downloaded -> Firefox
Now Force Stop -> Clear Data
Remove Xmyerlgols From “Internet”
Settings -> More -> Application Manager
Application Manager -> All -> Internet
Force Stop -> Clear Data
Reboot your Android Device. Your problem should now be fixed.
If you run into any trouble – ask us for help in the comments section!