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Removing installed apps from device.

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Device administrator can not be deactivated

I installed a security app on my Samsung phone and it blocks the device from going to Odin mode (bootloader) so I can not update the software. I can not remove this app because it is a device ...
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Is it possible to disable admin rights of a malware?

There is a smartphone with anroid 5.1. Another user installed an app from a non-verified source (some hacks for Clash of Clans afaik). To uninstall it I have to drop its administrator rights in ...
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how to uninstall apps installed on non existing sdcard

I've moved some apps on my lollipop to sdcard after I formated the sdcard I cannot uninstall those apps from the device they appears like this :
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Uninstall AVG antivirus

I have tried all the options for my Samsung Galaxy but the problem is when I uncheck AVG anti-theft administrator, it doesn't. the option remains checked. consequently, I cannot proceed with ...
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Screen permanently black with broken proximity sensor and Proximity Sensor Accelerometer App

My phone's proximity sensor is broken and constantly signals "covered". The screen turns black when I'm called. I installed an app Proximity Sensor Accelerometer to solve this and played around with ...
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External SD Card removed - Apps can't be deinstalled :-(

My external SD card seems to be broken. I removed it and inserted a new one. Now the apps don't work any more. That's all right. But: I can't uninstall or re-install the apps any more. If I try to, ...
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Remove stock android apps via file manager

I have a rooted HTC One (M8). I want to remove some pre installed apps like Play Newsstand, Play Movies, Fitbit etc. I tried uninstalling them using System App Remover by jumobile, and Titanium ...
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Undo app updates?

How to undo app updates? I was on terraria while it was updating, after that I lost my character and my world! It says the save file of my character was created with a newer version and could not be ...
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com.newrelic.agent.android: how to get rid of it?

Phone: Nexus 5 OS: 5.1.1 I have a lot of apps on my phone: probably 100+. A lot of them I use only once or twice a month. I hooked up my phone to ADB recently and saw a ton of crashes, etc. But ...
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What is “Assistant 1.0” app and how do I get rid of it?

I have MetroPCS and a ZTE ZMAX Z970 phone with Android 4.4.4 This app appeared, I don't know exactly when, and it's got some worrisome permissions and I want it off my phone, but it has no uninstall ...
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Can't uninstall package disabler app

I'm trying to remove package disabler from my phone as i have upgraded to the pro version but i seem unable to. The app is marked as device administrator, but when I go to the menu the app is checked ...
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How to ignore crash notifications / uninstall apps without booting on CyanogenMod?

Today I upgraded CyanogenMod to the latest build (05/10/2015) on my Nexus 4 and installed the newest GApps package. But as soon as I boot my device now, my phone spams crash notifications for Gmail, ...
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How to root “Infocus M2” (smartphone on sale at snapdeal from March 2015 in India) so that pre-installed apps can be removed?

Infocus M2 is on sale at snapdealdotcom. Its specifications are as below: 4.2-inch (1280 × 768 pixels) 355PPI LTPS display Android v4.4 (KitKat) OS 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor Mali-...
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An app named 'UTC' reappears after every reboot even if it is uninstalled

After every restart an app named UTC reappears even after uninstalling. I also keep getting notifications that the UTC app stopped working. Can anyone suggest a solution? Here is a screenshot of the ...
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How to stop mobogenie Auto download in anroid?

mobogenie application auto download in my mobile, my cellphone is Sony Xperia J and my android version is 4.1.2 , once I removed it from my device but it's downloaded automatically again , how to stop ...
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App updates automatically even after uninstall?

I recently uninstalled an app called All in one toolbox from Nexus 7 tablet, but this morning after I finished updating the Chrome browser, in the notifications panel I can see that somehow All in one ...
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Can't delete app because it is suddenly uncompatible

I downloaded SoftkeyEnabler, but it turned out it wasn't nice for my smaller Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 (CyanogenMod 10.1). So I deleted the app, but the softkeys keep showing up! I tried all kinds of ...
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Does Facebook Home uninstall cleanly?

I am hardly a regular Facebook user, but am curious about Facebook Home – mostly curiosity about its design and implementation. I have a Nexus 7 running Jelly Bean 4.2.2. If I were to install it, can ...
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Touchless Control 3.15.0.1 Cannot uninstall

My Motorola Ultra with Android version 4.2.2 contains 3.15.0.1 Touchless Control. I have uninstalled the software both from Google Play and App Settings. However, the device still says "Update", ...
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Is it safe to install new app without uninstalling old app?

I installed new whatsapp app without uninstalling old one. Will it have any effects on performance & space?
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Can't uninstall an app

I downloaded a locator app not thru google play and after turning off all permissions, it still in my applications.
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Is it possible to reinstall an android that has a pass lock?

I bought a new Sony Xperia Z C6603 phone last week and first thing I did was set a complex pass code. Unfortunately I forgot it shortly after and now I have no access to the phone. Is there a way to ...
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Can't get rid of Uni launcher on my Android 5.1

I have tried to uninstall it (for me it is malicious software because I do not know when and how have I obtained it) through settings and reboot my phone but it keeps coming back and blocks my phone, ...
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How to uninstall kingroot

I recently rooted my Sony Xpera Z Ultra (Android Version 5.0.1)using kingroot but when i restarted my phone it got unrooted again, now the only app that has root access is kingroot itself (it has a ...
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Droid Explorer wont change anything (Delete, Paste, Uninstall)

I want change files in root but I can't. It can't delete any system file (No change). In addition it can't add any file in system/app or anywhere in root! It can't uninstall any system app from ...