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How to uninstall app installed on non-present SD card

I've got a Samsung 10.1 2014 which recently stopped recognizing the card in the SD card slot. Card is recognized fine by a PC, but in the tablet, nothing. Apparently, some of my apps installed ...
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How do I uninstall a browser

Can I disable/ uninstall the browser that came with the phone without disabling another browser I have installed? How do I do it?
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How to uninstall preinstalled apps on Gingerbread? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? I have Samsung Galaxy Note running Android Gingerbread. I have several apps like Crayon Physics that ...
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Removing browser ICON from home screen

Is there a way to remove the browser ICON from my home page?
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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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Uninstall apps installed from their APK

I'm developing a game from Unity for Android, I created the first version, uploaded the APK to the phone, tap it, installed, nice. Now I have a new build, if I do the same, it won't install because ...
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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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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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Undo app updates?

How to undo app updates? I was on terraria while it was updating, after that I lost my character and my world! It says the save file of my character was created with a newer version and could not be ...
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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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uninstalled play services&google app - system unstable

I uninstalled updates for Google App and Google PLay Services apps, and suddenly my phone started to turn off and back on again, non-stop. I can't do anything because it is up for no more than 10 ...
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How to uninstall kingroot

I recently rooted my Sony Xpera Z Ultra (Android Version 5.0.1)using kingroot but when i restarted my phone it got unrooted again, now the only app that has root access is kingroot itself (it has a ...
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Can't uninstall an app in android which is showing adds frequently

An app is showing ads frequently in my android. I cant find it in the app collection. I also tried Settings -> Device Administration but didn't get it there. Then I looked for it in Xender (app like ...
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can't uninstall app

My Samsung Galaxy Mega with Android 4.2.2 will not allow me to uninstall an 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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Uninstalled Calendar Storage, Google Calendar not working

I wanted to uninstall the default Calendar app to replace with Google Calendar. However, I accidentally uninstalled Calendar Storage. I then uninstalled the default Calendar app. The Google ...
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How do I force reinstallation of an apk with different signature on rooted Android?

Normally I can reinstall (reserving application data) APK only when it's signature matches the previous one. How do I force upgrading of apk (from distribution to self-compiler version, for example) ...
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Uninstalled app reappears after boot

I have a problematic LG P715 which keeps randomly rebooting every few seconds after boot, and I'd like to remove some sensitive data before sending it to a random technician. I cannot factory erase ...
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Uninstall “Security Assistant”

There is an app named "Security Assistant". There is not an option to uninstall this app. When I went to the device administrator settings, this app is not listed there. There are 2 listed there: ...
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Uninstall system app failed using 'adb shell pm uninstall'

I attempted to force uninstall in ADB, but failed: $ adb shell pm uninstall -k org.openintents.filemanager $ adb shell pm list packages -f | grep -i manager ...
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Prevent apps being uninstalled

My kids love playing with my Android. However, they don't always understand what they are doing, and occasionally I find that they have deleted some of my apps (strangely, never the ones they play). ...
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My Phone Installed a Duplicate System on Top of Existing One. Uninstall How?

My phone has been randomly restarting by itself and after its last restart, the screen showed the "New Phone" setup wizard like what you'd see when you get a new phone. I went through the setup ...
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How can I uninstall Firefox OS?

I was handed a phone from my friend who installed Firefox OS over Android, but now wants Android back. I know roughly how to flash ROMs, but am not sure how to go into download mode or equivalent in ...
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Cannot uninstall an app from adb

I am trying to uninstall an app which came to me with the phone ( an app for senior users - sort of launcher). My device is : LG L70 Android version : 4.4.2 However I cannot uninstall it from the ...
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Safe to uninstall AOSP keyboard?

Using XPrivacy, I noticed that the AOSP keyboard is loading once in a while. The interesting thing is that I don't use the AOSP keyboard on that device. It came preinstalled, but I use a different ...
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Is it possible to reinstall an android that has a pass lock?

I bought a new Sony Xperia Z C6603 phone last week and first thing I did was set a complex pass code. Unfortunately I forgot it shortly after and now I have no access to the phone. Is there a way to ...
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How do I remove orphaned permissions that are preventing an app reinstalling on Android lollipop

I have a ZTE phone I'm unable to reinstall facebook on using the Google Play Store - I get the notorious -505 unknown error. If I install a downloaded facebook apk using adb I get the following ...
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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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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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Uninstalled apps but sees “Not installed” next to those apps in apps list [duplicate]

(Click image to enlarge) I'm unable to uninstall some apps completely. I have a Moto G 2nd Gen. It's showing "Not installed" for some apps. My question is, if I uninstall an app, why does it ...
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Can Gmail be uninstalled on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)?

Somehow the Gmail app has disappeared from my new Android phone (Motorola Moto G 3, Android 5.1.1 Lollipop). I thought it was impossible to uninstall Gmail so I suspect a hardware failure or an ...
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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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Someone is installing apps in my android [closed]

I have a Xiomi Redmi HM1SW with android 4.3 and MIUI. I notice one month ago that some process is installing apps in my desktop that I don't selected. How can I disable this option? or kill this ...
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Disabled apps keep coming back

I followed the instructions found in this StackExchange post to disable the YouTube app on my phone. Everything seemed to go well at first; the updates were uninstalled and the icon was hidden away ...
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Droid Explorer wont change anything (Delete, Paste, Uninstall)

I want change files in root but I can't. It can't delete any system file (No change). It can't add any file in system/app or anywhere in root! It can't uninstall any system app from system/app. (Droid ...
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Why I can't uninstall some applications from Play Store?

Some time ago I've installed on my telephone these two applications from the Play Store: "Viber" and "Line". The problem is, when I go to Play Store, My apps -> All, I can't see them in the list of ...
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Remove Google App from non-rooted phone

Is it possible to Uninstall Google App without root permissions ? It consumes more internal memory and drains battery. I already gone through a thread to disable it but uninstalling may free-up ...
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com.newrelic.agent.android: how to get rid of it?

Phone: Nexus 5 OS: 5.1.1 I have a lot of apps on my phone: probably 100+. A lot of them I use only once or twice a month. I hooked up my phone to ADB recently and saw a ton of crashes, etc. But ...
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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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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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Is disabling an app functionally similar to unistalling it? [duplicate]

I don't know much about how apk and apps in android work. Title says it all. In my specific case, I installed icon packs from a playstore app to be used along with Nova Launcher. Now I want to get rid ...
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Roll back Google App after update

Is there an easy way to roll back the Google App to a previous version? It really looks awful with the new colors and font. Is a factory reset the best way?
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System app Uninstallation without rooting

How to Uninstall system apps without rooting? I have tried many applications but all of them require root permissions. Please help.
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What is “Assistant 1.0” app and how do I get rid of it?

I have MetroPCS and a ZTE ZMAX Z970 phone with Android 4.4.4 This app appeared, I don't know exactly when, and it's got some worrisome permissions and I want it off my phone, but it has no uninstall ...
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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 can I uninstall an app I downloaded, that won't let me uninstall it?

I downloaded this app called 'Photo Editor' (pink logo with letters 'fx' on it) on my HTC Desire 510, I went to uninstall it, but it won't let me do this. Other apps still let me download it. I have ...
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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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Can't uninstall package disabler app

I'm trying to remove package disabler from my phone as i have upgraded to the pro version but i seem unable to. The app is marked as device administrator, but when I go to the menu the app is checked ...
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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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Can't uninstall app says already uninstalled

I am working on a game an I decided to change name of it. Now I can't uninstall or install my game. When I try to install it says it is already installed and when I try to uninstall it shows something ...
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Can a app store data beyond uninstallation?

I've an app that creates an account for me but uses no login credentials (starting the app logs me into the account). When I uninstall and reinstall the app it still logs mit into my account. When ...