There are so many popup ads like these on your android, that can ruin your device. Sometimes, you will see some apps getting installed automatically, sometimes it slows down your device and sometimes your device getting affected by malware too. Here are few messages which you usually get on your browser while visiting pages like movie download or some porn websites.
Your Andriod is in grave danger!
Google has found a serious virus on your Android system! (notice how they spelled Android correctly this time). If you do not upgrade to the latest applications, personal photos, passwords, and credit card information is at risk, and can cause the system to crash.
It will also show you steps to upgrade your device & your device keeps vibrating until you close that page or exit from the browser or reboot your device.
Why you get messages to upgrade?
First of all, don’t ever click on any such upgrade buttons or they ask you to do so. As they want you to click on the ads, when you click on upgrade or such buttons, they will install harmful apps on your device.
The website owner gets revenue when you install such apps on your device, but your device will be getting affected by malware if you do so. Also, your device’s performance will get gradually slower than usual even if you have high-end smartphones with a good RAM.
What to Do if you see such message again!
What we are doing by following those above steps is force stop & clear cache, is force stop helps no further issue from the browser side. So if they are trying to install malware on your device through your browser, it will stop automatically.
Clear cache option, will clear the cache on that browser so that even if malware or any such codes remain on your browser’s cache, will be removed and you are on safer size.
Now reboot your device and it will start working as normal.
What if you have upgraded or any harmful apps installed?
If you have clicked on upgrade now or any such buttons and any apps has been installed on your device, you should quickly uninstall the app. To uninstall apps, follow the steps below.
- Go to Settings > Application Manager
- Find out the app and tap on it.
- Tap on Force Stop & Uninstall it.
These steps remain the same but some devices have different name options, so make sure to find out the correct name on your device.
If you think your device has affected with any such incidence and you don’t know the app name, just follow the steps above and find out the app that you think suspected and you didn’t installed it. Uninstall it quickly to get rid of such popups and messages on your device.
Do share your comments below, have you encountered any such issues ever? How did you get rid of this kind of situation at that time?