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I want to uninstall the standard Android keyboard com.android.inputmethod.latin. I googled and found multiple threads discussing this problem.

What I did so far:

1.) Uninstall via intent -> doesn't work

2.) adb uninstall com.android.inputmethod.latin

3.) adb uninstall -k com.android.inputmethod.latin

4.) My phone is rooted: adb root, adb shell, pm uninstall -k com.android.inputmethod.latin

But non of these methods worked yet. The AOSP Keyboard is still for selection in the android settings and the package is still shown when executing pm list packages | grep latin

The problem is: my keyboard isn't working any more :D So can i reinstall or uninstall it?

Please help me!

  • Is it possible it will not uninstall because it leaves you with none? Maybe load an alternate keyboard first, for failover to occur, freeing the latin keyboard for removal? – wbogacz Dec 17 '13 at 21:42
  • I managed to install the softkeyboard. Stil, can't uninstall or reinstall it – user10030 Dec 17 '13 at 21:47
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Maybe you can remove manually using adb shell.

adb remount
adb shell
adb su
cd system
cd app
rm yourapkname.apk -> Change to the apk you want to remove
reboot

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