Owners of the phone from Samsung might get a little worried when you the “Virus Infection Warnings” on Samsung Note 9 and Note 8. This is a message that pop-ups on your phone that can be scary to some people. If this has happened to you, don’t worry, we’ll provide details on how you can go about this situation.
For those that don’t have an anti virus application downloaded on their device, this sometimes is a common thing that appears. In most cases, if you don’t click on the message you should be fine.
Samsung Note 8 And Note 9 Virus Infection Warnings
- A majority of the time this Virus Infection Warning on Note 9 is not an actual message, but something that is actually fake. Those that created it are hoping you click it so you get redirected to a different page to download app that might damage your device. Other times it’s an advertising scheme that the person that has made the fake warning gets paid if you download the app to stop the Virus Infection on Samsung Note 9 and Note 8.
- One great way to deal with this message is to just close your Internet browser and then reopen it. The majority of the time the pop-up message will just disappear.
But if the Note 8 and Note 9 Virus Infection Warnings are still appearing on your screen, the next best thing to do is to clear the cache and reset your phone. The steps below will explain how you can do this:
- Turn on your Note 8 or Note 9
- Go to Apps icon
- Tap on Settings
- Tap on Applications
- Select on Application Manager
- Now browse to All tabs and tap on Internet app
- Select on Force Close
- Now find Storage and tap on clear cache and data
After you follow the steps above, you shouldn’t see the Virus Infection Warning on Samsung Note 9 or Note 8 anymore. Another recommendation would be to download a type of anti-virus software that will stop things like this happening in the future.