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How do I remove HTC Desire pre-installed Android applications? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? My HTC Desire from Orange came with a number of pre-installed demo applications and games, these cannot be ...
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0 votes
3 answers
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remove apps like Browser [duplicate]

I got a samsung galaxy note 8, and it came with an app called browser and also Chrome. Obviously Chrome is better, so how can I remove the generic browser app (or at least hide it)? The same goes for ...
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14 votes
1 answer
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How to remove pre-installed apps like Peep and Friend Stream from my HTC phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? Is there an easy way to remove pre-installed apps on my HTC Droid Incredible? Amazon MP3 Car Panel City ID ...
Emmett's user avatar
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0 votes
2 answers
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How can I remove these apps from my device? [duplicate]

I am trying to remove the Facebook and Messenger apps from my Asus Zenphone Laser 2. Unfortunately, in both cases, I seem to be unable to find the option to fully delete them from the device. I have ...
Federico's user avatar
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3 votes
2 answers
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How to Uninstall HTC Applications/Widgets [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove pre-installed apps like Peep and Friend Stream from my HTC phone? How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? I've just treated myself to ...
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2 votes
3 answers
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How to delete a system app? [duplicate]

How can I delete any system app? I deleted a wallpaper app in my app folder but I don't see any changes? I want to delete some apps especially default factory-installed apps. Is there a simple way?
Cybercartel's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
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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 don't ...
Steve Bennett's user avatar
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2 answers
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How can you uninstall an app that you didn't install on your Droid? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? I want to uninstall the facebook app, as I don't use facebook. The phone won't let me uninstall that app. I ...
abhi's user avatar
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How to remove Samsung native email app from Galaxy S2? [duplicate]

I only use the Gmail app. It's annoying to have the email icon always popping aside from the Gmail icon in every contact of my phone when I only use Gmail. Is there a way to uninstall or wipe the ...
Victor Pinheiro's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
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How to remove Polaris Office on HTC phones? [duplicate]

I have Polaris Office installed on my HTC Sense 6, but I cannot delete or find it on my installed apps, Play Store, and even Device Administrators. Though, I can run the app and use it. How am I ...
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2 votes
1 answer
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Uninstall the applications provided by the company [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 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 ...
mohit_rocks's user avatar
4 votes
2 answers
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Uninstall Sprint apps without rooting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? Is it possible to uninstall stock Sprint apps (such as Sprint TV and Nascar) without rooting the phone? If ...
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How to remove apps which doesn't allow uninstall option without rooting smartphone? [duplicate]

I'm using Samsung J7Max recently I updated MY AIRTEL app and try to uninstall it app uninstalled but leaves an duplicate MY AIRTEL app which tell me download MY AIRTEL app from playstore. I can't ...
Ashish's user avatar
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1 vote
4 answers
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Get rid of Google Play [duplicate]

I would like to freeze, or in any way disable Google Play on my Android 2.3.6. I tried to prevent the autorun: it always finds its way. I tried to freeze it with Gemini App Manager: even blocked it ...
Zini's user avatar
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How to remove unwanted system applications in Andriod on Samsung Tab 4 T231? [duplicate]

Several apps come preloaded on the tablet and I want to trash them. What's the way out?
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2 answers
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How to uninstall AVG which isn't listed under My Apps? [duplicate]

That's pretty much it, my Sony Xperia Z3 Compact came with AVG antivirus preinstalled and I can't see how to uninstall it, since it does not show up in Play Store under My Apps / Installed (or ...
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1 vote
1 answer
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Remove bloatware from a Samsung Galaxy S4 [duplicate]

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy S4 and I'd like to get rid of a lot of applications I found installed but I'm not going to use. What options do I have? Surfing the web it seems that I cannot do it ...
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0 votes
1 answer
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System app Uninstallation without rooting [duplicate]

How to Uninstall system apps without rooting? I have tried many applications but all of them require root permissions. Please help.
Gul's user avatar
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Nokia phone has pre-installed survey: how can I remove it? [duplicate]

I just bought a Nokia 6.1 phone. On the whole I like it, but today this popped up: The app is called "NPS" ("Net Promoter Score"?) version 9.0010.50. I found a discussion of it here, but the only way ...
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0 answers
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Can I uninstall built in apps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? Can I uninstall default applications that come with the Android OS? For eg:contacts,calendar,message.
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1 vote
1 answer
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How can I remove system apps / stock apps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? How to remove pre-installed apps like Peep and Friend Stream from my HTC phone? There are alot of stock ...
Joel Dean's user avatar
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Is it possible to uninstall stock apps in Sony Xperia E3 Dual? [duplicate]

My device has 4GB of internal Storage, but it only shows 2GB. Apps have taken 1.7GB of space alone. Any idea for how to uninstall the stock apps such as as Hike,Line, and others. The only option I ...
Saravanan Arunagiri's user avatar
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How do I uninstall a system app with root? [duplicate]

Have root. Tried "autorun manager" app which gives option to display system apps & uninstall, but still said "uninstall not successful"
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3 votes
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Can I remove all these garbage apps without rooting the phone? [duplicate]

I just got a Samsung Galaxy 2 from Docomo in Japan. The only thing I don't like about it is that it came with about a million pre-installed apps, 99% of which are just garbage that clutter my ...
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1 vote
1 answer
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best way to remove default apps on xoom [duplicate]

What is the best way to completely remove the default apps that came with the xoom? Since android apps are self contain packages is it enough just to remove the application package on the device ...
Scott's user avatar
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1 vote
0 answers
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How do you remove locked apps without rooting? With Android SDK? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? I really don't want to root my phone. It works fine as is, except for having the extra unwated apps. Can one ...
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how to delete hotels.com app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? I have an app on my phone called hotels.com. I can't seem to remove it at all. I tried going to Application ...
darren's user avatar
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1 vote
0 answers
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Delete programs pre-installed on Samsung Galaxy 551 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? How can I delete some programs that are pre-installer on my phone? On settings I can't delete them, is there ...
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How to uninstall default apps [duplicate]

I wish to uninstall (or at least disable) some of the applications that the manufacturer installed on my Samsung Galaxy Tab computer. I tried Settings → Application manager → ALL, but ...
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Remove ATT Apps [duplicate]

I just got a S3 from ATT and I see there's plenty of ATT apps I don't like. My friend recommended me other apps that are better that replace the ATT apps. How can I remove these apps? the unsinstall ...
Phil's user avatar
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2 votes
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How to remove bloatware in non-rooted android smartphone? [duplicate]

Is therr anyway to remove the system app via adb or else ? I am not talking about disabling application!?
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509 votes
1 answer
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How do I root my Android device?

This is a common question asked by those who want to root their phones. How exactly do I root my Android device? Are there risks involved?
315 votes
3 answers
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I've rooted my phone. Now what? What do I gain from rooting?

This is a common question by those who have just rooted their phones. What apps, ROMs, benefits, etc. do I get from rooting? What should I be doing now?
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2 answers
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How to uninstall a system app using adb uninstall command (NOT remove via rm or any other way)

Have to mention this to avoid possible confusion, this question is not duplicate. This question is specific to using adb to uninstall a package. There are several similar questions but are all ...
Emil's user avatar
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24 votes
2 answers
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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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17 votes
2 answers
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Completely uninstall an app on Lollipop

I am having a problem with uninstalling apps on Android 5.0 (Nexus 5). I am developing an Android app, so I debug/run the app directly on my device. For production, I exported the same app with my ...
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4 votes
4 answers
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Removing apk of inbuilt apps completely (without rooting)

I'm working on Samsung Galaxy On7, Android 6.0.1-Marshmallow. My internal memory is 8 GB, due to which I have disabled several inbuilt apps which I do not need at all. The problem is that, these ...
Wrichik Basu's user avatar
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3 answers
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Can I safely uninstall Flash and Facebook apps?

From this question I known how to remove vendor installed apps. However is it safe to uninstall Flash and Facebook? I guess that the Android browser depends somehow on Flash and might brake after I ...
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6 answers
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Remove preinstalled apps without rooting

Is there any other way apart from rooting the device to remove preinstalled apps? If it's relevant, the Android version is 4.4 Kitkat.
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5 votes
2 answers
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How to uninstall Quickoffice from HTC Nexus One

Quickoffice 2.0-GEP is listed in my manage application lists and I want to uninstall it. It's not listed in my programs list. I am not even sure what it's used for. When I click on it from the ...
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3 votes
1 answer
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Remove bloatware on Galaxy S2 - what are my options?

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy S2 flashed with stock ROM - ICS v4.0.3, carrier is Virgin Mobile (model #GT-I9100M). There is some bloatware installed by Samsung, which causes minor problems, such as ...
Victor Zakharov's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
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Risks of removing the stock browser on LineageOS

I would like to get rid of the stock browser (org.lineageos.jelly) on my phone that runs LineageOS. Other threads and sites already go into the details of removing pre-installed apps with/without root ...
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2 votes
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Delete pre installed apps under oem/apps folder?

I have already rooted my android tablet. I am able to access internal system locations e.g. data/data/com.example.src. However, I am unable to delete aps's under oem/apps folder. I have already tried ...
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want to remove Samsung Apps

I don't need poor Samsung apps such as SamsungApps, Chat-On, Blurb, S-Translate anymore. Can i simply uninstall them and make an exclusion in my Updates so as not to get them back again?
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2 votes
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Removing stock browser on Jelly Bean [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unistall a system app without root? Chrome is the default on Jelly Bean OS. When I bought Nexus 7 tablet it came preinstalled with JB, but when my Galaxy Nexus got upped the ...
Robert Koritnik's user avatar
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2 answers
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uninstall preloaded apps on intex aqua power II

i currently use the intex aqua power 2 smart phone with android 5.0 . There is a bunch of preloaded apps on it and i want to remove them . How to do it?
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3 votes
2 answers
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Remove bloatware from Acer Liquid Mini (E310)

I am trying to remove Apps installed from phone vendor, like docs to go, without success. I have read How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? and similar topics and I have ...
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How to delete bloatware from Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 without a PC

How can I permanently delete Samsung Bloatware from my Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 without connecting to a PC?(I don't have a PC, only a Mac) I understand that there is a way, but none that show it will work ...
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Delete inbuilt apps completely after rooting

I have a Samsung Galaxy on7, running on Android 6.0.1. It has a lot of pre installed apps that I consider bloatware. I want to remove them completely from the phone. Recently, I tried removing these ...
Wrichik Basu's user avatar
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1 answer
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Remove swisscom on Samsung s6

I ordered a Samsung s6 from some shitty page on the internet, I got the phone and it's the real Samsung s6 but they put some shit called Swisscom in it, which is really annoying cause the phone starts ...
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