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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?
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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 ...
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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
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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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
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 ...
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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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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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1 vote
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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 ...
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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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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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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.
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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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just got a galaxy few hours ago and have two questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I check the OS version of an Android device? How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? How can one know which android version is installed on ...
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