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You need to go into Settings > Security > Device administrators and uncheck the box next to the AVG app. You will then be able to uninstall the application normally.


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Since 4.4 the "WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" permission no longer grants WRITE access to the secondary(external) sdcard. (This is a simplified explanation, 4.4 did not force this change.) The necessary permission to do so ("WRITE_MEDIA_STORAGE") is only avialable to system apps. Since 5.0 it is possible to gain write access through Androids storage provider ...


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A factory reset reformats the phone's user-data partition, but it's not a "secure" wipe; it doesn't overwrite everything with zeroes. If you want to be sure everything is erased, you can encrypt the phone first (which overwrites all the data with encrypted versions of itself), then do a factory reset (which sets up a new unencrypted filesystem). Note that ...


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The messages you sent will still reside in the recipient's Whatsapp even if you delete your Whatsapp account.


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No. Contacts' pictures are kept separately from the original photos you added them from. They're stored with the contacts database, not with the photos on the SD card. Deleting photos from the Gallery app or wiping the SD card won't affect them.


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I have found exactly what I'm looking for in vanilla Android: Settings > Security & Screen Lock > Device Administrators > Local Wipe Policy > Deactivate


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There's no such thing built-in to Android currently. However, you might wish to take a look at AutoErase: When the number of failed unlock attempts reaches the limit that you specified, AutoErase will reset the device to factory default and erase all user data. When the unlock attempts fail, messages warning that the device will be erased after ...


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The apps on the internal memory are system apps. They can be deleted only if you have root.


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Since Android 4.0, it is possible to "disable" apps without root. However, not all apps can be "disabled": some (pre-installed) system-apps are protected against this. Still, it's always worth a try if you don't want to root your device: Go to Settings→Apps Select the "All" tab Scroll to the apps in question, and open their entry Here you see either a ...


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Yes. Your device need have root. Search for make root on my device (put here the device model). After having done root on your device, download Titanium Backup and write backup your apps and after delete. Sorry for my english.


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I did it a few days ago for the same problem (CyanogenMod M8 for i9100): I didn't lose anything; It fixes the problem =)


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Even if disabled as device admin it may not uninstall - you need to go to avg screen, press the anti theft protected button, then disable/ deactivate, then log out - after that freshly open play store, ie it must not be running in the background, select avg in 'my apps', and you'll see the uninstall button on the avg app details screen.



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