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Huawei Acknowledges Ads on the Lock-Screen, Assures to take down: Report

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The Chinese multi-technology company, Huawei has been struggling enough for its reputation — thanks to the ban imposed by the US. In the thick of this the company had gotten into another problem as ads have shown up on the lock screen, several Huawei device owners reported. The tech giant had confirmed that ads shouldn’t have to have appeared on the lock screen, Huawei confirmed this in a statement to folks at Android Central.

Last week, several user reports emerged on Reddit and Twitter indicating the travel site Booking.com ads seem to have been appearing on the lock screens of the Huawei devices that included flagship models P30 Pro and mid-range devices like the P20 Lite as well. The reports cited these ads started appearing while they started setting wallpapers within the Magazine feature, which is a built-in feature for wallpapers in Huawei devices.

The company had issued a statement indicating that they re sorry for the inconvenience caused and further assures that they have taken down those lock screen images from their servers suggesting those ads would indeed not show up on their devices in the future. The company had further given instructions to the users who have already downloaded those lock screen images, which you can check in the source link provided below.

Well, this certainly puts an end to those ads on your Huawei device lock screen, which are never meant to have appeared on the first place, according to the company. Meanwhile, reports were showing up about the next flagship smartphone of Huawei. The first renders of the company’s forthcoming flagship smartphone — the Huawei Mate 30 Pro have appeared on the web. The new Huawei Mate 30 Pro device is expected to be unveiled in the coming months alongside the regular Mate 30 variant as well. Stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more such interesting updates.

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