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How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor?
I am using the LG P500 phone, running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).
I want to uninstall the applications provided by the operating system distribution, that is, the default applications. Is there a way to do this?
asked Sep 7, 2012 at 11:34
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System apps are stored in the
/system/ partition. You can only uninstall them if your device is rooted (see: How do I root my Android device?).
Preinstalled software are most likely system apps, so if you can't uninstall them through the Settings menu there is probably no other way than rooting.
answered Sep 7, 2012 at 11:43
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