Please help identify source of spamming and how to deal with it

Hey guys, first post please be gentle ;)

I’ve not long owned an MX5 and I’m having trouble with spamming.
There’s a few things, not sure whether they come like that with Flyme or whether it’s the place I bought the phone from.

The most recent is randomly placing a large black box over the screen in front of anything, apps, system etc with text in it that point to apps in the PlayStore.

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I’ve had random icons appearing on the desktop I never installed, just a load of spam inserted in places around the user interface which are designed to get in the way of what I’m doing until I take action to click on them to make them go away.

  1. Does anybody know what the source of this is?
  2. How do I get rid of it please?
Meizu MX4 Pro

@Fam044 wtf you should reflash your Firmware!! ive never Seen something like this!! look in the faq there s a toutorial how to perform a complete reset

@mx4pro that’s what I’m going to do. I’ve downloaded 4.5.4.1I upgrade and will try to reflash. Does everything go, like all the apps as well as the settings?

I have no problem setting everything up again, but I just want to know this thing is going to be totally nuked with the options I’ve chosen.

I reckon I know what the culprit is, I’ll post more details this week when I’ve completed my investigation with more screenshots etc. Either way it appears I bought the phone with this malware pre-installed.

Meizu MX4 Pro

@Fam044 ok, I dont know If a full wipe is needed but I would first try not to clear data. look in the faq there you See how you reflash with and without clearing data. hope that helps

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