Have you ever seen little banner ads in Android’s notification area? Some apps abuse their notification permissions to display advertisements when you aren’t even using them. Sometimes while you install unknown Android apps to your device, those apps display unwanted ads on your device’s notification area.Here are some best tips by which you can prevent those unwanted ads displaying on your Android notification bar.
1. AirPush Detector
This is a simple Android application which detects other installed applications which appear to use known notification ad frameworks and offers the user the ability to easily uninstall them. If your device is running Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” or higher, you don’t need this app anymore! You can just press and hold on notifications and your device will tell you who is generating them.
The app is not closing ads but identifies the apps which are displaying annoying ads on your device.So that you can easily identify the app and uninstall quickly. It will help you to identify and let you to Android Block Ads in Apps.
2.Lookout Ad Network Detector
Ad Network Detector scans your phone or tablet for the presence of the most common ad networks used in mobile apps, giving you insight into what types of ads can be displayed, and what information is gathered by the ad networks. With easy access to this information, you’ll be able to decide whether you want to keep the app that has certain ad networks on your phone.
Update: This app is no longer available on Google Play store.
Addons Detector detects addons used by your installed applications. It has all the tools to find push notification ads and icon ads. The scanner is new feature recently implemented, that scans newly installed and updated apps for selected addon categories and displays a notification if they are found. You can also use Ad Blocker tips. e.g. Stop Ads on Android using Host File
There are some more apps, that can be used to detect and remove unwanted ads from android. If you are using other apps to do the same, feel free to share it with us by commenting below.