I just activated my note 4 it's through Verizon but I switched it to AT&T and am now using it for cricket. Only problem is I want the Verizon boot logo off and all the Verizon based default apps and junk. How can I remove this from my phone permanently?
Verizon and AT&T locks down the bootloader of its phones, usually killing possibilities of root and custom ROMs in the progress. Luckily it seems Note4 has an unlock solution (read here and here), although it does require your current build to be old enough (Lollipop). After that, flash a custom recovery and a custom ROM and you're flying with no Verizon bullsh!t and generally better performance.