When you are accessing the browser on your Android and you see the pop up virus while using Google Chrome. This problem occurs because of the installation of unwanted software from third-party sources in your device. This pop up virus results in tabs which are opened can’t be closed, search engines change without your consent and it also redirects you to the pages or annoying ads. In this blog, you will read how to remove pop up virus in Google Chrome in Android Device. But if you need technical support, you can contact to the technical team of Microsoft through office.com/setup.
Remove Pop Up Virus in Google Chrome on Android Device – office.com/setup
- Remove Problematic Apps By using Safe Mode:
For this, first you have to click on Settings option. Then, you should open Biometrics and security. After this, you have to click on Other Security Settings. Now, you have to open Device Admin apps. You should revoke device admin permission for third-party apps which are suspicious. Revoking device admin permission is essential so that you can remove the app in Safe mode. After this, you should uninstall malicious apps. For this, you should press and hold the power button just to get the Power menu. Now, you should touch and hold the power off button. When the Safe Mode screen comes up, you should click again just to restart the phone Safe Mode. At the bottom of your screen, you will see Safe Mode after the restart. Now, you should remove the recently installed apps one by one. For removing the app, you should tap and hold the app icon. After this, just select Uninstall option. When all the suspicious apps are removed, you should reboot the phone. At last, you should again launch Google Chrome and just check the issue is solved or not.
2. Enable Play Protect:
You should open the Play Store app in your Android device. Then, you should click on the Menu (three dots). Now, you have to select Play Protect. Here, you should Turn on Scan device security threats option. If they are enabled, just click on the Scan button. Now, Google will scan all the installed apps for security issues. Play Protect enabled will protect your device from malicious apps.
3. Block Website Notifications:
You should open Google Chrome on your Android app. Then, you have to go to a web page. Now, you should click on More (three dots). After this, you should select Settings option. Here, you have to click on Site Settings. Now under Permissions, you should click on Notifications. At last, you just have to Turn off notification for the webpage.
4. Factory Reset:
Before factory resetting, you should create the backup of all your data because this will erase all the data from your phone’s internal memory. For Factory Reset, you should click on Settings option. Then, you should click on General Management. Here, you have to select Reset. At this point, you should select Factory data reset. You must read the description and then you have to click on Reset. Just enter your PIN or pattern and then click on Delete All. When the reset process complete, you can download and install the apps from Google Play Store and then restore the data.
The above method will help you to remove the pop up virus in Google Chrome on Android Phone. For assistance, you can contact to the Support team of Microsoft through www.office.com/setup.