A very shady app on my Huawei ?

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Oct 1, 2018, 4:32:02 AM via Website

Hello everyone,

I bought a Huawei honor 6x one year ago, i think that it came from China, or Hong Kong, however it is the global version, not the Chinese one.
I noticed an app, always running and impossible to remove named Imonitor, I never installed such app and I was always careful about what I was installing on my phone. After a quick search on the internet, the principal results for Imonitor are centered towards an app that ... monitors many, many things on your phone such as what you have inside, your locations and stuff.
In addition, there is very few search results online for the same question that I will be asking right now:

What is this application, why it is here and is it really this monitoring thing app or not ?

Thanks for your answers.

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Oct 1, 2018, 12:41:39 PM via Website

You should delete all your personal files
Root your phone and remove that app.
And if you purchased anything on line using a credit card! Change your account number!
That app is probably monitoring everything you do with that device so they can steel your financial identity.

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Oct 2, 2018, 2:45:08 AM via Website

Hi Lindsay, I don't know how I can "root" my phone.

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Oct 2, 2018, 2:46:47 AM via Website

You can do a Google search just by putting I monitor app and you will see the first results.
But I can send you a screen yes. Some people complained about it online but no serious answer or statement were made.

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Oct 2, 2018, 4:41:36 AM via Website

First go to Google play store.
Find a suitable re-root app. And install it.
Then back up all your apps on a external hard drive. Just in case the app you remove causes problems. That way you can always re-install it.
The re-root program will walk you through the process.
In addition there are videos on you tube
That will explain the process. It's really not difficult.
You can remove any app you want to.

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Oct 4, 2018, 4:26:10 AM via Website

Hello, Thanks a lot for your answer.
Any other opinion about this thing ?

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Oct 4, 2018, 11:56:56 AM via Website

No other comments.
Just what I said before.
It sounds like a spy app that a communist government would put in phones to keep track of their citizens.
At least that's what my gut instincts are telling me!

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Oct 4, 2018, 12:25:58 PM via Website

One other thing.
Now that you have rooted that imonitor app, take that external hard drive that you used to back up the apps in your phone and either erase it or destroy it. And if by chance you used your home PC or Laptop to back up your phone apps, restart those devices to a earlier date!
Then you will be rid of that app for good!

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Oct 5, 2018, 12:16:36 AM via Website

Found this on the internet image

That app is also in Google play store.
But Google has a different description than this website!

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