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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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4.4
User ratings
26463
Installs
1,000,000+
Concerns
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File size
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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

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
Tuesday 9:58 AM
Works great Simple and effective. Thanks for an honest, straight forwars app
A Google User
Monday 12:37 PM
Mah ninja
A Google User
Monday 5:14 AM
Not accurate!
A Google User
4 days ago
So fast! And so simple! I get these stupid ads in my notification bar ALL throughout the day & even at 1am 3am & 6am every single morning! Drives me nuts! I wanna punch them! This app found out within 5 seconds what app I had downloaded from the play store that was pushing the ads onto my phone all day (music ocean) & I dont even use that app anymore so problem solved! Thanks a bunch!
A Google User
4 days ago
Excellent app This app worked perfectly!