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Genshin Impact installed itself on my phone

Hello!

Today I noticed that Genshim Impact (or something like that, the game that everyone said was a breath of the wild clone) was randomly installed on my cellphone, I inmediately went to the play store and uninstalled it. How is this possible? The only time i went to the play sotre was to search spotify but I didn't installed a thing.

I have a Samsung phone and I don't have the option activated to install from outside sources or something like that (my phone is not in english).

 

Does anyone know how could it happened? Thanks for the answers!

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What phone is it and what firmware? Could be a promotion or such as fortnite had the installer was preloaded on the phone

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probably (could this be called bloatware if you dont intend to use it?) some ad. is this a new phone? i wouldn't concern myself too much. (after all windows 10 does install candy crush soda automatically)

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Thanks for the answers!

4 minutes ago, Kanna said:

What phone is it and what firmware? Could be a promotion or such as fortnite had the installer was preloaded on the phone

 

1 minute ago, eeeee1 said:

probably (could this be called bloatware if you dont intend to use it?) some ad. is this a new phone? i wouldn't concern myself too much.

It's a Galaxy A20S, I bought it some months ago. It randomly happened today, maybe I installed without noticing while looking for Spotify (it appears in the result list)? I tend to miss touch A LOT with a touch screen.

4 minutes ago, eeeee1 said:

(after all windows 10 does install candy crush soda automatically)

I really hate that, anytime I do a fresh install of w10, I have to spend way too much time deleting all that stuff

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1 minute ago, TwilightLink said:

eally hate that, anytime I do a fresh install of w10, I have to spend way too much time deleting all that stuff

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Could potentially be a friend/family member who downloaded it. I install some apps for myself on my moms phone in case my battery dies and I have 0 alternatives.

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29 minutes ago, Jumballi said:

Could potentially be a friend/family member who downloaded it. I install some apps for myself on my moms phone in case my battery dies and I have 0 alternatives.

Thanks for the answer! Only I use my phone, so it's impossible that someone else installed it.

 

I don't know what happened, nothing weird happened after that or before.

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Im pretty sure i saw a thread on r/samsung, maybe one or two months ago about samsung store auto-installing apps. But i cannot remember if there was a fix for it. Look in the store's settings if there is any option to turn off.

 

Edit: is that app on the galaxy store?

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