AirPush Detector

AirPush Detector


This is a simple Android application which detects other installed applications which appear to use known notification ad frameworks and offers the user the ability to easily uninstall them.

If your device is running Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" or higher, you don't need this app anymore! You can just press and hold on notifications and your device will tell you who is generating them.

Currently detected frameworks include:
- Airpush
- LeadBolt
- Appenda
- IAC
- Moolah Media
- SendDroid
- AppBucks
- Kuguo
- Applovin'

THIS APP DOES NOT *BLOCK* THESE ADS. It only tells you which applications are causing them. You must uninstall the applications this app identifies to stop the ads.

THERE IS NO OFFICIAL PAID OR "PRO" VERSION OF THIS APP. If you find an app with a similar name, description, and screenshots, odds are strong they have simply taken the source code and republished it as their own without any significant changes.

If you experience crashes, using Android's "Report" feature is likely to get it fixed. Leaving comments without any useful information is not :)

This app is open source - see the development page for full source code.

Recent changes:
* Added detection for new ad frameworks: SendDroid, AppBucks, Kuguo, and Applovin'
* Added a message for Android 4.1+ users explaining why they don't need this app
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4.5
User ratings
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Installs
1,000,000+
Concerns
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File size
186 kb
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About AirPush Detector
This is a simple Android application which detects other installed applications which appear to use known notification ad frameworks and offers the user the ability to easily uninstall them.

If your device is running Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" or higher, you don't need this app anymore! You can just press and hold on notifications and your device will tell you who is generating them.

Currently detected frameworks include:
- Airpush
- LeadBolt
- Appenda
- IAC
- Moolah Media
- SendDroid
- AppBucks
- Kuguo
- Applovin'

THIS APP DOES NOT *BLOCK* THESE ADS. It only tells you which applications are causing them. You must uninstall the applications this app identifies to stop the ads.

THERE IS NO OFFICIAL PAID OR "PRO" VERSION OF THIS APP. If you find an app with a similar name, description, and screenshots, odds are strong they have simply taken the source code and republished it as their own without any significant changes.

If you experience crashes, using Android's "Report" feature is likely to get it fixed. Leaving comments without any useful information is not :)

This app is open source - see the development page for full source code.

Recent changes:
* Added detection for new ad frameworks: SendDroid, AppBucks, Kuguo, and Applovin'
* Added a message for Android 4.1+ users explaining why they don't need this app

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User reviews of AirPush Detector
Greate app. HTC Desire
May 5, 2012
So far got rid of the poxy unwanted airpush ads that have been driving me nuts !! so far so great
Mar 30, 2012
wow, it found a couple gremlins, I removed them and problem is gone (for now). thanks a lot.
Mar 8, 2012
I'd been trying to stop ads for about a week. Detected 'MySettings' in seconds! Great work!
Feb 28, 2012
another good app that detects airpush ads. recommended
Jan 6, 2012
Android Market Comments
A Google User
5 days ago
Must-have app if you are always downloading different apps One day I downloaded a few no-name apps and began receiving spam and ads in my notifications. Frustrated because I didn't want to uninstall all my apps and try them all one-by-one, I came across this app which is able to identify any spammy, potentially hazardous apps on the system. It worked like a charm and never had any issues since! I believe Ice Cream Sandwich now has a built-in way to identify which app pushed a notification, but this still comes in handy for people with older devices!
A Google User
5 days ago
Doesn't work for me
A Google User
6 days ago
Must have! This app saved me from the porn ads and all the pop up ads thats been bugging my phone in just 2 minutes after installing. Thanks a million!!
A Google User
Aug 21, 2014
I am having nexus 5 and this app told me what exactly I have to do in it
A Google User
Aug 20, 2014
NEXUS 5