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Gameo App Removal (Easy Guide)

Gameo is a gaming platform with a mobile app that allows you to play on over 500,000 games live on PC, which is promoted through its sponsored website. The platform itself – gameoapp.com has not been reported as malicious, however, we discovered that it may collect personal user information (according to its Privacy Policy), and may have some strange ad redirects that could lead to unchecked sources that might pose threats to your PC.

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How Does Gameo Work?

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Like any other service, Gameo has a website that is being promoted through various pop-up ads. Once there, it may be possible to play live games on the platform (although when we clicked on a game it started loading and for 15 minutes no game was displayed to us) and also download the Gameo Phone App by clicking on the ‘Get Gameo Now’ button. After that, the website redirects you to Google Play Store page where you can download the Gameo application.

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When we compared the content on the mobile apps download page, it raised suspicions since it claims to give instant access to the games you want to play. This is not much of a service, because you can simply do the same thing by downloading the game you want from Google Play store, only instead you are playing it through an app that may or may not collect and use your personal information for profits. More so, the developers claim under ‘How Does It Work’ part that it starts the app from your phone, and if you don’t have it, it downloads it from the Play store. So you have an app that downloads games on your phone and runs them through it.

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Also when you look at the content of the Privacy Policy on the website gameoapp.com, you see some suspicious permissions that have nothing to do with the ‘service’ Gameo provides. For example, in the statement, they claim that they collect personally identifiable information (PII). Later on, in the paragraph regarding sharing information, they stated that they may share PII with third parties if they feel like it is necessary, which raises even more eyebrows.

Their defense (according to their Privacy Policy) would be that this information is used to develop their platform and app, although we failed to understand how personal information such as your financial credentials, name, address and others will help them improve a flash based gaming platform and mobile application that uses Google Play store as a source for the games it provides.

It is also believed that some of the ads, displaying beautiful game animations that say something similar to ‘Join The Fun’, ‘Play Now’ or others may lead to suspicious sites. You should pay attention when it comes to such applications since they are not considered to be safe. Some are believed to be adware programs that are hidden behind different online installations of web plugins, video software, web players, etc. or sites that may prompt users to type their financial or personal information.

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Resolve Gameoapp Related Issues

It is advisable if you have the application on you mobile device or any other Gameo ad-related plugin or software installed on your PC, to consider uninstalling it as fast as possible. It is also recommended to follow the steps provided below to resolve any adware issues or seek out professional software that terminates such malware.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Gameo App
2. Restore the settings in your browser
3. Remove Gameo App automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

Berta Bilbao

Berta is the Editor-in-Chief of SensorsTechForum. She is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space.

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