Not sure if this a rouge app issue or Samsung bloatware

Discussion in 'Alternatives to iOS and iOS Devices' started by mclld, Jul 15, 2017.

  1. mclld macrumors 68020

    Nov 6, 2012
    My wife uses a GS6 Active and the other day she said when she hooks the phone up to a charger the lockscreen changes. It looks like some kind of lockscreen replacement app, I went through and removed any questionable looking apps it messed with it a few minutes and it wasnt appearing. Last night she tells me it showed back up. Has anyone seen anything similar to this on their Samsung?
  2. GrumpyMom macrumors 604


    Sep 11, 2014
    Uh no, I can't say I have ever seen anything like that on my S7/S7 Edge on Marshmallow or my S8+ on Nougat. Did she download a theme that changes lock screen wallpapers? I've seen those on the Samsung theme store but they eat up more storage space than I want to give to themes so I avoid them. So I can't say for sure what they do or if that fits what you're seeing.

    Try changing her theme to the default and see if that changes the behavior.
  3. mclld thread starter macrumors 68020

    Nov 6, 2012
  4. LIVEFRMNYC macrumors 604

    Oct 27, 2009
    Photos would help. I do know Samsung had Trip Advisor pre-installed in previous phones. Maybe that's activated.
  5. mclld thread starter macrumors 68020

    Nov 6, 2012
    I will have her take a screenshot next time it shows up

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