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Remove "Your Device Has Been Blocked" Virus from Android Phone/Tablet and Restore All Android Data

2016-11-02 16:34:42 Posted by Tracy King to Android Data Recovery

Summary:
Are you looking for a way to remove “Your device has been blocked” virus from Android phone or tablet? Cannot access to your Android data due to “Your device has been blocked” virus attack? Don’t bother anymore. Here we’ll provide you secure method to help you effortlessly remove this virus and get all Android data back with ease.

Help! Mobile get locked with "Your Device Has Been Blocked Up".

"Hello, does anymore of you know how to get rid of the virus off my phone with a notice message ‘Your Device Has Been Blocked Up’? I was using my Galaxy S7 watching a movie online and a strange window popped up and I tabbed to close it. Then I continue watching the movie. Then a new window popped up again, asking me to pay for the downloaded thing in my phone. I refused and closed the window.

Then a window popped up, telling me that my phone is blocked up for safety reason and I must pay for a fine unlock my device. It asked me to pay for $100 to receive the fine so to release my phone. What’s going on there? What should I do? Do you know how to unlock my phone?"

Overview of “Your Device Has Been Blocked Up” virus

Usually, when a message “Your Device Has Been Blocked Up” shows up in your mobile phone, it means that your device has been infected with a malicious scam virus. It will threat you to pay for some money so to unlock your phone and remove the dangerous information. Otherwise,  the police will come to you. This is usually called a cyber virus - Cyber Police Virus. It’s hard to identity whether the message is real or not, which may mislead many users to pay for money to remove the virus from their Android phone or tablet. However, this is not a right choice to get rid of Cyber police virus from your phone. 

So how to fix this problem when it occurs to your Android phone or tablet? Here in the following passages, we’ll provide you effective method to remove “Your device has been blocked” virus from Android phone or tablet and restore all important personal data with ease. 

Step 1. Remove “Your device has been blocked” cyber virus from Android phone/tablet

  • Hold the power button on your Android phone or tablet;
  • Long press "Power off" option in the opened notification window;
  • Click OK to confirm that you want to boot your Android phone or tablet into Safe Mode;
  • In Safe Mode, you can follow uninstall the Cyber police virus or "Your device has been blocked" ransomware:

Go to Settings > App or Application Manager > Tab or select the app you wish to uninstall (the one cause ransom demanding messages such as "Your device has been blocked" to your device).

  • After this, you should disallow your Android phone/tablet to install third party unknown sources or apps: 

   Go to Settings > Security > Scroll down and uncheck Unknown sources.

Step 2. Use anti-virus or ransomware cleaning tools to remove "Your device has been blocked" ransomware file

In order to thoroughly cleanup the cyber police virus and get your Android phone or tablet out of "Your device has been blocked" virus, it’s highly recommended you to use copyrighted and safe anti-virus software to scan and clean up all virus, ransomware, malware or other relative files on your Android phone/tablet.

After removing all relative files and virus on your Android phone/tablet, you may now reboot your device to take the changes and keep device safe.

Step 3. Restore all lost Android data from phone/tablet

If you have lost some valuable data or files on your Android phone or tablet after moving the cyber police virus from your device, it’s highly recommended for you to apply professional Android data recovery software to scan and restore all lost data on Android phone/tablet. 

EaseUS MobiSaver for Android is qualified to help recover lost data due to deleting, formatting or even virus attack on your Android phone. Three simple step will help you to find all precious lost android data back:

1. Connect your Android phone to computer
Install and run EaseUS MobiSaver for Android and connect your Android phone to the computer with USB cable. 
Then click "Start" button to let the software read and connect your device.
NOTE: As the software can only access the rooted Android device, you need to make sure that your phone has been rooted before recovery.

Restore lost data after removing

2. Scan Android phone to find the lost data
After connected your Android phone, the software will quickly scan the device to find all the existing and lost data . 
You can easily find the present and all lost data by choosing the correct file types.

Scan to recover lost Android data after remove

3. Preview and recover data from Android phone
Preview all the recoverable files one by one and then you can select out those you want quickly.
 Here you can turn on "Only displayed deleted items" option to list the deleted files only. Finally, you can click "Recover" button to get the selected data back once.

Lost Android data recovery due to

If you still worry about data security on your Android phone/tablet, you can directly apply EaseUS MobiSaver for Android to extract all your Android data to PC and reset your device into factory settings. 
Then import all data back to Android phone/tablet to continue use them again.