Re: What is VZWAVSSERVICE?

RushFan2112
Sr. Member

I disabled the service.  It's had no effect on my phone.

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Re: What is VZWAVSSERVICE?

jnascar
Member

Application Vulnerability Scanning Service is what it is VZWavService.... VZW meaning the Verizon Wireless ... av meaning the application vulnerability scanning service.. I like most of you went into my Google plus and uninstalled the updates and cleared the cache then rebooted and it went away. Verizon needs to address this problem. I see about the rooting etc, I only wish I knew how to do that without messing something up and I would. But then again my warranty/insurance would be no good

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Re: What is VZWAVSSERVICE?

bktdd
Member

Great, thanks for the answer. That explains why i have not been seeing the

downloads scanned lately.

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Re: What is VZWAVSSERVICE?

cbails
Member

Did it also appear to drain the life out of your battery? I've had the battery issue when the notice started showing up!

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Re: What is VZWAVSSERVICE?

bktdd
Member

No impact on my battery. Works great.

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Re: What is VZWAVSSERVICE?

Benjazen
Member

I've had this same issue, so I today uninstalled the update (Settings/Device/Applications/Application Manager/Google+/Uninstall Updates)

then restarted the s5. Before pressing uninstall, I was warned that this would be a factory reset (or could cancel the uninstall).

Then got the error again!

So I did what the Verizon rep on this thread, among others, said to do but it's not fixed.

I do note that via Notifications that "Google+ and My Verizon Mobile" were updated, after the restart. But I don't know if that means g+ was reset to factory specs or if it automatically updated and re-installed the problem update.

A little more help, Verizon, please?

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Re: What is VZWAVSSERVICE?

I don't agree with VZW on the fix.   They seem reluctant to reveal the functions of vzwavsservice,  but it is apparently a VZW hack to Android.   I stand by my earlier post recommending that vzwavsservice just be disabled.  If it's an application that scans apps for security, as was hypothesized, I suggest installing a tried and true app like AVG which has been around for years across several platforms.

I disabled vzwavsservice two days ago without having to uninstall the Google+ updates, and my S5 is working fine.  Thus I'm keeping any bug fixes or security patches that are in the update.

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Re: What is VZWAVSSERVICE?

Hi, Began Getting Prompt Upon Turning On my Galaxy S5 AFTER VZW Software Update AND AFTER VZW PROTECT PREMIUM APP UPDATE!

(ASURION INSURANCE)

Called Tech Support (Asurion) and was told Problem was from GOOGLE÷ Update.

RESTORED GOOGLE+ TO FACTORY DEFAULT AND PREVENTS ANY UPDATES.

DID NOT SOLVE THE PROBLEM!!!

ONE WOULD THINK THAT TECH WOULD KNOW IF PROBLEM WAS FROM THEIR NEW APP!

SO FAR HAVE NOT NOTICED ANY CHANGE IN PER FORMANCE OF MY GS5.

JUST HOPE THERE'S NO MALWARE!

THE VZW PROTECT APP WAS COMPLETELY

REVAMPED!  DIFFERENT TO BE CONNECTED TO A VZW SUPPORT TECH-ALWAYS GET ASURION SUPPORT TECH. YET THEY HAVE NO SOLUTION TO CORRECT THIS PROBLEM.

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Re: What is VZWAVSSERVICE?

TheS1R
Novice

This occurred before the VZW Protect update.

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