Free apps typically get revenue through ads, pop-ups, or notifications. Learn how to manage these on your device.
You may see spam ads indicating your device is unsafe or impacted by viruses or harmful software (malware). Learn how to manage these pop-ups and ads below.
If your phone has been acting strangely, you may have downloaded a dangerous app. If this is the case, visit the Viruses & Malware tutorial.
Visit the Notifications tutorial to learn how to manage the notifications you receive from apps.
If you turn off notifications and they still appear on your device, you may need to uninstall the app. Learn how in the App Troubleshooting tutorial, which also addresses how to remove an app.
1. Ensure your browser is blocking pop-ups and ads.
2. Don't click on suspicious or spammy ads or notifications.
3. For apps:
See what our other tips our community provided about removing spam ads and notifications.
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