It's the worst kind of commercial behavior, and power users aren't going to tolerate such an insulting abuse after paying large sums of money for the U11 or HTC 10. In a statement, the firm has said that the third-party guff is appearing due to an "error". Before you start getting mad at HTC, it might not even be the company's fault.
TouchPal is a well-known company that is mainly known for its keyboard app, which is used as the default keyboard in some Android smartphones by many companies, including HTC, Lenovo, ZTE, Huawei, and Alcatel among others. To do that, go to Settings Apps All apps Look for the app (TouchPal) Uninstall updates. However, HTC is likely to have another update roll out soon which would ensure that these ads are gone. Now that HTC has been made aware about the ads, it might try to do something about them. While some users swear by the keyboard's features that make it easier to type correctly using onscreen keyboards, now most users will swear at it for those ads.
Phone-maker HTC says it will fix an "error" that let advertisements pop up on the keyboard on some of its phones. It also means that HTC could be in the process of removing the ads for good.
Over the last few hours, a number of usersh ave noticed that their default HTC 10 keyboard application is suddenly showing ads on top. "We're working to fix the error and remove these as quickly as possible", the tech giant tweeted.
The company has called on affected users to uninstall the keyboard - perhaps evidence that the update was pushed without HTC's approval. These were expressed with words that you wouldn't want your kids to see.
Now, it appears that the free version of the app - which comes pre-installed on numerous devices, including flagship models such as the HTC 10 - is showing ads.