Pop Up Ads for Games - how to get rid of them???

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    Anyone know how to get rid of the pop up ads for games that randomly show up on my screen when I am trying to get into it? Thanks for your help!
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    Root

    point of origin
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    Get the paid version of the APP, or some free apps even still have an option in their settings to disable the ads.
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    Sorry, I don't know what that means (root, point of origin).
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    Problem is, I don't know what app it's coming from? It just pops up on my main screen when I try to go into whatever program and it's ads for various games.
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    List the apps you have downloaded. Bet it's one of free Chinese crapware apps.
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    If you root your phone you can install apps that will disable ads. I think one is called ad blocker. I think rom toolbox has that option too.
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    I'm rooted and use AdAway that works very well. Not sure it's available for non-root though.
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    Great, thanks to all of you for your help. I am going to try these suggestions and hopefully I can get rid of the annoying pop up ads. Thanks again!
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    Here are the games I've downloaded to my phone:
    Angry Birds
    Jetpack Joyride*
    Let's Golf 2 (preloaded when I got the phone)
    Madden NFL12 (preloaded when I got the phone)
    Minedraft PE Demo
    MX Mayhem*
    Perry? Free*
    Pyramid Run
    Stick Snow Free*
    StickSkater Free*
    Talking Tom*
    Temple Run
    The pop up ads seemed to start showing up after I downloaded one of the ones that are starred...not sure if that helps or not. Thanks!
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    Download airpush detector it should tell you which app is putting the ads on your device.

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