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HTC accidentally advertising to keyboard smartphones

HTC accidentally advertising to keyboard smartphones

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The default keyboard on HTC smartphones let see ads, once users a software update installed. The smartphonemaker speaks of an error.

Discovered that several users who report it did on Reddit. The advertising is displayed in the TouchPaul keyboard, which by default is set to among other things, the HTC 10.

Above the buttons of the keyboard since the update, an advertising banner is displayed. Herein, for example, new apps will be suggested.

According to a spokesperson from HTC, the ads inadvertently to the standard keyboard added. “By a mistake get some HTC customers complaints on their smartphonetoetsenbord”, the company said, compared to Engadget. There would be working on a solution.

Users can set an alternative keyboard to set the advertising to avoid.

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