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Dear all, there is an app named XHELPER which is probably a malware and not yet blacklisted by GPlay 0 Recommended Answers 121 Replies 816 Upvotes
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Last edited 7/24/19
Antivirus apps listed in Google Play will not recognize 'xhelper' app as a security treat or malware.
Regular Uninstall will not solve an issue as the app will 'reappear' by itself just a few moments after uninstall.
It resembles to RADIOSUL app case which was successfully solved (and banned) by Google Play team.
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Is there no solution to this yet?
Last edited 6/29/19
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I installed the Avast anti-virus app on my Android 6.0 smart phone and paid the basic level subscription. This app does identify xhelper as a threat and invites the user to uninstall it. However xhelper regularly reinstalls itself, almost every day! Another really annoying, and worrying threat Avast finds daily is that the "install apps from unknown sources" setting turns itself on. Avast can't stop this happening, but it does sense it and warn me every time it happens, then invite me to go and turn it off again.
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try uninstalling the app then turn off install from unknown sources in settings
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That setting turns itself on repeatedly
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Same issue facing by myself.
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Como desinstalar o Xhelper. Ele está sequestrando meu celular.
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How to remove xhelper
Last edited 6/28/19
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Sadly I am plagued by this malware, I guess the moral of the story is don't buy cheap brand phones and only buy top brands or known brands that have been around for years which has activity on XDA Forums at least IMO.
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Xhelper is simply irritating . Not able to remove permanently with any malware or antivirus. Software.
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