Apps like Link2SD and Titanium Backup are able to "freeze" other apps, that is disable them without removing them. What do these apps do to achieve this?
Titanium Backup etc just use in-built
You can freeze apps by yourself without using a dedicated freezer app. Just use the above command in Terminal Emulator or
For example, if you want to freeze
To defrost the app, just replace
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I found how
If you run
So apparently it is the same as the PackageManager we use from Java, it is calling it - just in a root context that no user app can directly access.
You CAN check if something is frozen, using