pretty much immediately after i updated to Lollipop, everytime i open chrome, and sometimes when i don't, a Flickr page opens up. it also happens when i'm already using chrome and looking at a page, the Flickr page will open up. has anybody else experienced anything like this? and if so, does anybody know how to stop it? i don't even have a Flickr account or app and haven't even ever used it or looked at it, i've literally had absolutely nothing to do with Flickr ever. thank you all for any help you can provide this incredibly frustrated Note 4 user.
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We are sorry about the unwanted popup, I can understand how frustrating it must be.
What type of device are you using more specifically?
Have you tried to clear the cache, as well as the cookies?
I am not aware of anyone who experienced that issue before. I personnally am using something called "CM Security" to protect my Android device from any spam-like threats. Check it out! I'm sure you'll find it useful. You can download it from the Play Store.
i'm using a Galaxy Note 4 and yes i've tried all of those things. i've also sent multiple emails and messages to both flickr and yahoo...still nothing. when it pops up it crashes whatever app i'm using at the time. it's beyond frustrating at this point.
We can definitely try further troubleshooting steps :
Please open Chrome
Press the Menu key
Enter the Settings
Scroll down to Advanced
Enter Site Settings
You will see Pop-ups
Click into it and turn it On
I have spoken to one of my friend who confirmed she doesn't have this issue with her Note 4. It could be some possible Adware. You may want to factory reset your phone. I have heard reports of adblock causing issues on some other Android devices, therefore if you have that installed, you could try removing it.