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Removing installed apps from device.

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Is there a way to hide the ugly SIM Tool Kit icon from the launcher?

The SIM Tool Kit icon is ugly and app is one that I never used. Unfortunately, I've read that it is one of those system apps that cannot be removed so I'd like to simply hide the icon from my ...
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How to stop mobogenie Auto download in anroid?

mobogenie application auto download in my mobile, my cellphone is Sony Xperia J and my android version is 4.1.2 , once I removed it from my device but it's downloaded automatically again , how to stop ...
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Remotely uninstall an app via Play Store [duplicate]

Is it still possible to remotely uninstall an android application from a web browser via the Google Play Store? According to the linked question in the comments this was possible in 2012, but it ...
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Cannot find “FIFA 15” app on Application Manager to uninstall [duplicate]

So, I was installing FIFA 15 yesterday. The install process is almost done (90%), however it stopped and say that my phone doesn't have enough space. I checked my Application Manager and the usage ...
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uninstalling WhatsApp

I want to uninstall WhatsApp from my phone fully so there should not be any data left, as it was preinstalled its not removing fully. I have only 2 options, force stop or disable but they're not ...
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Uninstall on android wear

I have an android wear device and I'd like to uninstall apps with sideload. I already have: 1 adb forward tcp: 4444 local abstract: / adb hub 2 adb connect localhost: 4444 3 adb devices 4 adb-s ...
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History of installed/uninstalled apps

I don't know if there is already a thread about this particular issue, but if so forgive me. I would like to know how can I see the date when I installed and uninstalled a certain app some time ago ...
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Unable to uninstall apps for secondary account

I have a Nexus 10 on which I have a master account, and a secondary (restricted) account for my kids. Recently, one of them got hold of it while it was logged in and installed a bunch of games. I ...
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Game won't update: difference between Play Store and manual Install ? (Plants vs Zombies 2)

my "Plants vs Zombies 2" won't update (it never did). I wonder if the reason is that, for the rush to have the game, I probably installed it manually downloading it from the internet. BUT, Play ...
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Icon remains in drawer after removing stock app

I removed Google Drive from system/app using Root Explorer. However, when I check the app drawer, the icon is still there. (When I removed other system apps like samsung's ChatOn, the icon ...
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Re-Installing an unpublished purchased app?

Can i install a purchased app from playstore even if its unpublished from store? I know it will be displayed on my apps list, but i think we can delete apps from that list too.In that case how I can ...
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Is there a way to prevent a user from deleting apps on android?

Suppose I install app X for purpose A. I don't want to simply be able to uninstall the app. How do I prevent myself from uninstalling an app on android?
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uninstall 0KB apps

I have a LG optimus black p970 (2.3.4). In Settings->applications, I see many apps that are o KB. I do not know how they got there. There are apps like 'Fire Work', several wall papers for ex , ' ...
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I want to uninstall Playstore

I need to uninstall the Playstore on my Android device due to internal memory issues. All my updates are done externally. I want to inquire if it is safe to do so?
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Get rid of Google Play

I would like to freeze, or in any way disable Google Play on my Android 2.3.6. I tried to prevent the autorun: it always finds its way. I tried to freeze it with Gemini App Manager: even blocked it ...
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Remove Gapps from cyanogenmod 11 [duplicate]

people I just installed Cyanogenmod from the installer on my Samsung galaxy s4 and it came with Google-apps Pre-installed. Now i'm not a big fan of Google so i want to get rid of Google-apps how can ...
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chrome uninstall left behind com.android.chrome[noinfo] apk with active connections

I have an unrooted Samsung Note phone (active service with AT&T). It is almost two years old and became slower and slower. I do not have any unnecessary apps and I mostly use my phone for email ...
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How to know which apk correspond to a shortcut?

My Chinese smartphone VIVO S7i has some shortcuts which I want to remove. Those are: LifeHUB, BeautyHUB, MediaHUB, ReadingHUB and GameHUB. I could remove the shortcuts with a long press on them. ...
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How can I delete AVG Antivirus on my Xperia Z1?

I have installed AVG Antivirus Free Edition, but when I go to setting to delete it I can't do it, neither the data, only I can delete the cache. If I go to google play and to AVG Free edition there ...
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Cannot uninstall Viber as my S3 always shuts down

I am trying to uninstall Viber in order to install it again. The problem is the device (Samsung Galaxy S3) turns always off during this process. Is there any way to work around this?
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How do I uninstall the LINE app (third party app)?

At my sister's suggestion, I installed the LINE app in my Galaxy S3. After a while I decided I didn't like it, so I want to uninstall it. Weirdly, when I open Settings > Application manager, there is ...
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can't uninstall app

My Samsung Galaxy Mega with Android 4.2.2 will not allow me to uninstall am app (Gravity Screen 1.80.8) even when I stop its running service. When I select it from downloaded apps the Stop and ...
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Uninstall app without deleting data

I am building an app that receives updates from a server. So at the beginning of the app, a download occurs. However, this thing is getting a bit annoying since whenever I want to test a new build, I ...
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How to remove a Gapp after installing it?

I just flashed the CM 11 nightly build on my S2. I have also installed the Gapps from the source provided by CM website. Now it has brought me many unwanted apps to my phone. I would like to remove ...
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Can you fully remove Google system apps from Android including the Play Store updates?

Believe it or not, but I want to remove a few Google Apps which I have no use for and want to free up space, resources and mobile data usage by not having them on my phone at all. These include: ...
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How to uninstall “not installed” apps

I just found out that some apps that I uninstall from my tablet are still listed in "all apps" section by my device, although marked as "not installed": Apps List (click image for larger variant) ...
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Android uninstall app before boot completion

A strange one this. I have got myself into a situation where I think that a single apk is causing boot to fail. I have the same situation on a Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 running 4.4. Running adb install ...
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want to remove Samsung Apps

I don't need poor Samsung apps such as SamsungApps, Chat-On, Blurb, S-Translate anymore. Can i simply uninstall them and make an exclusion in my Updates so as not to get them back again?
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KitKat uninstalling app from device

I ran into a weird issue on my Nexus 7 running 4.4.2. If I uninstall an app from the device, it still shows up in Settings -> Apps -> Downloaded at the bottom, and it says not installed. However, it ...
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List of apps I can delete/uninstall on my S4

Can someone please give me a list of apps that are safe to uninstall or disable on my Galaxy S4? Thanks!
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Wiping dalvik cache - Dalvik cache of uninstalled apps

I just came across the folder dalvik-cache having size of about 750MB. I searched for dalvik cache on google, and came to know that it is builded during boot up, and wiping this will make the next ...
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Touchless Control 3.15.0.1 Cannot uninstall

My Motorola Ultra with Android version 4.2.2 contains 3.15.0.1 Touchless Control. I have uninstalled the software both from Google Play and App Settings. However, the device still says "Update", ...
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remove apps like Browser [duplicate]

I got a samsung galaxy note 8, and it came with an app called browser and also Chrome. Obviously Chrome is better, so how can I remove the generic browser app (or at least hide it)? The same goes for ...
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Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition Crash when Uninstalling

I decided to move from Verizon Samsung Note 2 to a T-Mobile Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition. When I logged in to my new phone, all my apps (including Verizon undeletable crapware) synced through my ...
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How do I uninstall MultiROM?

I have a rooted Nexus 4 with stock Android on it. I decided to try out the MultiROM app on the play store. I am now trying to uninstall it, however the MultiROM app does two things: It installs a ...
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Re-install app without losing personal data

How do you re-install an app without losing personal data? In this case its Plants vs. Zombies 2 that hangs when loading the game. I thought a re-install might solve the issue. But I don't want to ...
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App updates automatically even after uninstall?

I recently uninstalled an app called All in one toolbox from Nexus 7 tablet, but this morning after I finished updating the Chrome browser, in the notifications panel I can see that somehow All in one ...
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What system apps can be safely removed with Titanium backup on Nexus 4?

Is there an official list or something? :D I'd like to remove some of them to improve battery life, but not sure which are safe to remove
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How can I uninstall the Cyanogen Mod 7 for my Htc Incredible 2? [duplicate]

I bought an HTC Incredible 2 on Amazon and found out that it is modded with Cyanogenmod 7. I didn't install it myself. Is it possible to uninstall CM7, or is it just built in? It doesnt even look like ...
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Can't delete app because it is suddenly uncompatible

I downloaded SoftkeyEnabler, but it turned out it wasn't nice for my smaller Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 (CyanogenMod 10.1). So I deleted the app, but the softkeys keep showing up! I tried all kinds of ...
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App held for ransom by Android. Can not uninstall: Privilege denied

I have downloaded "Root Swapper Extended Memory" from the Google Play Store, and now I am denied the privilege to uninstall this app. More detail about denied privilege: • Cannot Uninstall • Cannot ...
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Whatsapp update not getting deleted

I noticed my contacts list have been jumbled up meaning, many contacts name are displayed with a common name. So I erased all the phone data and factory reset. Still the WhatsApp update icon is ...
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How do I uninstall an unofficial app from my S3?

I have installed my first non-Google Play app but I want to uninstall it. Where and how do I go about deleting it since for the official apps I just uninstalled them at the Play store. Should I use ...
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Paid app uninstalls after reboot of the device

I have one paid app, which is uninstalls after a reboot of the device. So, I have to re-install it from Google Play after every boot. All other apps are still installed. Does anyone know what the ...
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How to uninstall framaroot

i search in google and i can't find some easy way to uninstall the application (it can't be found in the play store apps). How i can uninstall (or delete) framaroot? Thanks Update: I suscefully ...
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Uninstall from emulator doesn't work

I'm doing my first steps with Android. I'm using a Mac, and no Eclipse. I've installed my first toy application with adb install bin/*.apk and verified that it existed in the emulator. Then I made ...
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How to Remove Autostart for Certain Apps? [duplicate]

is there any way you can install an app (for instance WhatsApp) on Android 4.2.1 ICS but at the same time remove its autorun properties sothat it becomes a standalone app and ONLY uses memory, ...
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randomly uninstalled apps from sd card

Lately I've noticed that some apps get constantly uninstalled from my sd card. I figured it had to do with little free space left but apparently I had almost 3 GB left and after monitoring for a ...
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App page sorting after app uninstall

My Galaxy S3-alpha runs Android version 4.1.1. Recently I uninstalled some of the apps I didn't use. But when I go into the "Apps" page, with all the apps lined up, the places of the old apps (that ...
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How to delete a system app? [duplicate]

How can I delete any system app? I deleted a wallpaper app in my app folder but I don't see any changes? I want to delete some apps especially default factory-installed apps. Is there a simple way?