Removing installed apps from device.

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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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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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Why do android phone manufacturers bundle crapware? [closed]

Android phone manufacturers like Samsung and HTC bundle loads of crapware. I don't understand their incentives behind this? The crapware may increase boot time, drain battery and hog CPU/memory. Once ...
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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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Are there any databases of Android services/applications & their respective descriptions?

When I'm attempting to clean up my phone's unused files and applications, I run into a lot of cryptic items that I have no idea what their purpose is. For example, on my Samsung Stellar running ...
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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?
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Android OS without Google Services?

I have a Sony Xperia Z with version 4.1.2 running. My question is about removing all of the Google baggage from the phone. I have no Google account tied to my phone and would really like to get rid ...
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How can I prevent an app being uninstalled from the Play Store?

In our organisation, we are providing Android tablets to some users. There is an app we have installed on the devices that we don't want users to be able to remove. I have searched for "app lock" in ...
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How do I uninstall a system app with root? [duplicate]

Have root. Tried "autorun manager" app which gives option to display system apps & uninstall, but still said "uninstall not successful"
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How to clean up related files from deleted apps?

AppCleaner will delete related files from the Mac when an application is dragged to the trash. How does one clean up remains of uninstalled apps on Android?
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How to uninstall default apps [duplicate]

I wish to uninstall (or at least disable) some of the applications that the manufacturer installed on my Samsung Galaxy Tab computer. I tried Settings → Application manager → ALL, but ...
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Does Facebook Home uninstall cleanly?

I am hardly a regular Facebook user, but am curious about Facebook Home – mostly curiosity about its design and implementation. I have a Nexus 7 running Jelly Bean 4.2.2. If I were to install it, can ...
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Uninstalling app from specific device only

Is there a way to remove an app from only one device when using the same account over two devices? I've just got a tablet - which is currently syncing settings and downloading all the apps that I ...
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How do I remove an app installed if the buttons in “Manage Applications” are locked and can't be pressed?

I didn't download the application from Google Play and got the apk from a website and installed it on my tablet. But the app wasn't the one I needed and it was just making offers for me to get other ...
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Google settings permanent uninstall

Is it possible to permanently uninstall the Google Settings application? update Thanks for reply! My device is LG Optimus Me, Android version 2.2.2, rooted My problem has 2 aspects: 1. Simple ...
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Do you need to run uninstallers/cleaners on Android to maintain performance levels like on Windows?

You'll have to forgive me as I'm not as familiar with the internal workings of Android/Linux as I am with Windows. I'm curious about performance degrading on an Android device in the absence of, for ...
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Disable or uninstall side bar on android [duplicate]

I'm wondering if it is possible to disable or uninstall this bar that I show on this image. I'm sorry i don't know what it is named that is why I included the image (click to enlarge). I'm using ...
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Android directly uninstall from home screen by drag and drop

Currently it takes me two steps to uninstall one application - go to application list and drag and drop it onto the bin icon. I dont like this way since it requires me to look for the application ...
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How do one know which folder is created by which Android apps?

From my understanding, a majority of Android apps may have created some folders on either local storage or the SD Card. So, how do I know which folders belong to which apps? (I know that some apps ...
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Uninstalled apps still show up on “Apps installed on” in Google Play Store

I already uninstalled the unwanted applications from my device, but they still show up on "Apps installed on" in my Google Play account. Does it mean that the apps I got rid of are still stored in ...
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How can I remove system apps / stock apps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? How to remove pre-installed apps like Peep and Friend Stream from my HTC phone? There are alot of stock ...
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Uninstall the Application provided by the company [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? I am using LG P500 phone, running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). I want to uninstall the applications ...
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If I install something from Google Play, can I be sure it can uninstall itself?

So recently bought an Android tablet, having first had an iPhone. So with Apple's strategy, apps seem quite restricted. They can really only do a couple of minor things outside of the app (like ...
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ad on statusbar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find out which app is putting ads in my notification bar? Sometimes I get ads on statusbar. These ads came from some free apps. I have lots of installed apps ...
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How can I deal with unwanted system applications without rooting?

There are a lot of system apps in my mobile that I do not use, and have no intention of ever using. I know that is is possible to uninstall system apps and bloatware with root, but is it possible ...
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Internal memory decreased even if no apps is installed

I have an Alcatel 918N Glory X with internal memory of around 320MB (160 of which goes to RAM) I have been installing quite a few apps and moved them to SD card and I notice that the internal memory ...
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Remotely uninstall apps?

I have tried through the Google Play store and it does not seem possible from there, but does anyone know if it is possible to remove an application remotely? In other words, if I do not have direct ...