Questions tagged [uninstallation]

Removing installed apps from device.

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Deleting data and cache of an app after being uninstalled with adb

I used ADB commands to delete the following from my Pixel: com.verizon.mips.services com.android.stk com.google.android.apps.youtube.music com.google.android.videos My mistake is that i forgot to ...
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How to uninstall or force stop a system app when Disable and Force stop buttons are greyed out? [duplicate]

How to uninstall Yellow pages and Mi Coin applications from a Xiaomi phone running MIUI 11.0.9.0 stable (Android 10)? Under Settings → Manage apps, Force stop and Disable buttons are greyed out, so I ...
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Can't remove bloatware after rooted

After my phone is rooted (confirmed by Advanced Root Checker*) using this tutorial, I can't remove bloatware. Normally this can be done by System app remover pro, but now the removal keeps failing. Do ...
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Cannot install apps after removing memory card [closed]

The memory card slot of my phone stopped working and some of my apps were stored in the memory card. Now i am unable to install the app again in the phone memory. So any idea? I tried to follow the ...
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Epic Games Verifier Cannot be Uninstalled

I have a problem with a hidden app named "Epic Games Verifier". I cannot uninstall the app because it's not an app on the home page, and when I click the app in the app list under Settings &...
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Uninstall Android app from Google Play website

I have installed one of the android apps, which is for double tap to screen on/off, but this app is misleading. Unfortunately I gave admin permission for this app, after installing this android app, ...
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Google Family link uninstall automatically YT kids apk

Google Family link and YT kids are not available in my country, but I managed to download and install and configure Family link in both my phone and my kid's tablet and then install the YT Kids APK in ...
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Drag-n-drop Uninstall

I have a Moro G5 and would like to know if there is any way I can disable the Android drag-n-drop Uninstall feature from the homepage which allows little fingers to uninstall parental apps by just ...
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If I change some settings that require root, will the changes be preserved when I unroot my phone?

Recently I rooted my phone and I changed system emoji (while having a custom font; I don't know any way how to combine custom emoji with a custom font other than rooting). To do this, I used this app ...
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i cant fully uninstall pokemon go on android

Pokemon Go is encountering bugs on my install, and I want to completely uninstall it and reinstall, but Android won't let me. After uninstalling, the icon disappears and the app appears to be gone, ...
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“Package installer keeps stopping” error when trying to uninstall Zoom Android app

I have a Nokia 6.1 Plus running Android 10. I am unable to uninstall the Zoom Android app. When I try to uninstall, I receive an error message "Package installer keeps stopping". I don't ...
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how to uninstall beta gcamera app downloaded from unknown installation source for samsung galaxy a50s (SM-A507FN)

I have a new phone. Samsung Galaxy A50s. Model number SM-A507FN https://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_a50s-9806.php I downloaded Arnova's Beta 6: GCam_5beta6.200105.0445build-7.2.018.apk for ...
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How to uninstall an apk app that is installed on a non-present sd card?

My SD card isn't being recognised by my phone anymore even after formatting it so I'm reinstalling all the apps from my SD card. But I have a few apps which I installed from apks I downloaded from the ...
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How can I remove system apps on my amazon fire 7 9th gen tablet using adb commands? [duplicate]

I'm tired of bloatware on my amazon fire 7 tablet (9th gen)
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How can I clear the “Auto Backup” data to get a clean install?

When I delete and then later re-add an app, the app doesn't start "clean". Instead it "remembers" things from the last time the app was installed, which I do not want. I have tried settings > (...
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Getting DeadObjectException on uninstalling any app using adb

On a fairly old non-rooted Galaxy Tab A-tablet I wanted to uninstall all the Samsung and Microsoft apps and most of the Google packages to make it faster. Using adb shell pm uninstall -k user 0 I ...
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How can I disable the confirmation pop-up when uninstalling an app?

I have multiple apps that I want to uninstall but it becomes really tedious having to sit and watch as each individual one uninstalls and confirm deletion one at a time. I have a Samsung a50
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Reclaim space occupied by an uninstalled app

I have recently uninstalled Economist. According to Settings -> Apps, it was taking up ca. 530Mb in data (from the internal memory). After uninstalling, I did not get that space freed. Is there any ...
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How To Install New Android Apps without Uninstalling Other Installed Apps?

I'm using Android 8.1.0 on my latest Huawei smartphone. I'm constantly using several apps at a time & installing new ones as required.. but this problem (a sort of nuisance) is that I need to ...
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Uninstall MirrorGo Keyboard

I installed the MirrorGo (Stream & Recorder) app from the playstore to try but uninstalled it over privacy concerns in my android 10. Everything looks fine but recently I discovered it still left ...
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How to reinstall an accidentally uninstalled app through ADB?

Yesterday when removing bloatware from my phone, I accidentally uninstalled an app using the adb command: pm uninstall -k --user 0 I suspect the culprit to be com.sec.factory.camera, as since that ...
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Prevent user to uninstall application from android phone

I have Moto G5 Plus Android phone. I don't want to allow someone to uninstall the application from my android phone. The android phone allows to press on the application and drag it to delete icon and ...
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Unrooting phone

I bought a new phone from someone the other day and I would like to use it. The only problem is when I was going through it I noticed that they at some point rooted their phone and put some of there ...
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When an app is uninstalled, is its SharedPreferences database cleared?

When an app is uninstalled, is the data in its SharedPreferences database deleted? If not, without a device being rooted, is there any way to clear that data? (Or at least view it?)
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Does installing, deleting and reinstalling an app make your phone slower?

I recently bought my oneplus 7 pro and I was wondering if installing a certain app, deleting it, and reinstalling it again makes my phone slower. I was forced to do this to a certain application today....
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Reinstall System app which is uninstalled for the current user?

So, I have already posted this on reddit, but I might reach a better audience here. I "uninstalled" google play games using this guide by XDA. Now I need to reinstall it. This is the command, how I ...
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How to remove package uninstaller notification (in notification bar)?

I installed tower fortress game from playstore and after when I uninstalled it this notification sticked in my notification bar and is not going away! It's been more than 4-5 hours and still it's ...
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ADB claims that app is not installed when uninstalling and that it is installed when installing

Gboard kept crashing when trying to open the settings, so I wanted to uninstall and reinstall it. Google Play Store kept giving me the error code 910, the advice for that was installing it with ADB. ...
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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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Error mesages after uninstall samsung scloud and youtube

After uninstalling Samsung bloatware (*) (using root), I am receiving the errors "Unfortunately com.samsung.android.scloud has stopped" and "Unfortunately com.google.android.youtube has stopped" even ...
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How to remove a persistent malware?

My Samsung Note 8 has gotten very weird lately. I get programs I never have installed, and when I try to reboot/reset my device with no backup they still come up after I'm finished with the reboot. I ...
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How to uninstall an app which restarts the phone when uninstalling it?

This app named Handwriting Fonts for Samsung, Oppo and HTC phones is acting like a malware. Whenever I try to uninstall it, my phone restarts (or probably reboots) and the app doesn't get uninstalled. ...
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Prevent uninstall app - Honor 6A

After some research, I can't prevent apps to be uninstalled on my phone - Honor 6A. When an app will be uninstalled, I would want a pop-up with a password. I see a lot of app which can do this feature,...
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How do I disinfect my device infected with a malware?

In the process of trying to resolve the infection, I kept hitting major, dangerous hurdles. I had a pretty good guess as to what had led to the infection, but hit hurdle after hurdle as I tried to ...
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Persistent data after application removal

After uninstalling some apps, some data remain Where are these files located ? All of them Where is licensing data stored ? SD maid nor Revo Uninstaller Mobile could find anything, but data DO ...
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How to completely clear my device of a particular company's apps?

Owing to a recent Motley Fool report of Google's actions pertaining to Cheetah Mobile apps, it occured to me that I would like to either uninstall or disable (in case uninstall fails), the apps ...
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Will deleting all system apps from Android for debloating purpose prevent it from starting up?

The motivations of profit driven corporations like Google, Samsung, Microsoft alongside the motivations of the secret services like GCHQ and the NSA are at odds with my desire to use the expensive ...
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How to remove MTK Logger?

I've got a Sony Xperia E4g which runs on Android 4.4.4. MTK Logger doesn't appear in the apps screen, but it's in the list of apps in the settings app. I can't figure out how to get rid of it. I can't ...
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How to uninstall an app when “Uninstall” dialog is not shown?

How to uninstall this app where after clicking uninstall, only the picture of the app shows up and there's no "OK, cancel" prompt? My device is Asus Zenfone 2 Laser 5.5 (ZE550KL).
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How to manually remove an app?

I lack proper keywords to google efficiently to know how to manually remove an app. Basically I want to uninstall Chrome, but I also want to know deeper about Android system rather than rely on a ...
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Why do I have to uninstall apps twice?

On my LG Aristo, I uninstall an app by dragging it to the uninstall interface at the top. But then when I go on Google Play I find that the app isn't uninstalled, only disabled. What gives? I'm not ...
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Uninstalling 360 Security

I'm trying to delete 360 Security from my phone ( Samsung J 6 3 ), and it is activated as my device Administrator, when I go to deactivate the device administrative permission it shuts down my ...
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android 8.1.0 - unable to reinstall apk

Pixel 2, Android 8.1.0 I have an .apk which has been signed by a developer on our team. The first time I install one of the builds, it installs fine. If I uninstall the app and try to reinstall it ...
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Uninstall TWRP application without PlayStore?

I accidentally agreed to the annoying TWRP application (me.twrp.twrpapp: the android application that keeps TWRP Recovery up to date.). Is it possible to remove this application from the install? Is ...
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Google Play updates a non-existing application

Recently, on my Moto G5 I was hit with a situation of Google Play updating an application that is not listed in the application list: Situation on right screenshot remained only until given update ...
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How can I remove adware that I can't uninstall, without resetting my phone?

My device has Android 7.0. I believe my device is affected with some malware. Symptoms: Pop up ads in the middle of the screen. When I click on the close button, it starts downloading random apps. ...
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How to prevent deletion of /data/data/<pckg_name> while Uninstalling Apps (ROOTED DEVICE)

When I push a command adb uninstall com.pckg the /data/data/com.pckg is deleted, but I want to preserve the folder w/o using adb uninstall -k com.pckg as I need to install another app with same ...
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APK version downgrade impossible on Rooted Nougat 7.0?

From the title it's weird that i've removed a system app and it's data folder from system and data locations by using this batch : abd root adb remount adb shell rm -r /system/app/apkfolder adb ...
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Can I delete an app I got on sale?

I recently downloaded an app for free from Google play store. It usually costs $0.99, but is now free. If I were to delete it, will google remember that I purchased it, even though I paid nothing? Can ...
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How can I get rid of this anonymous app?

I have just found an app in my apps menu (pictured below), but it doesn't have a name or proper icon. I have looked in the app info menu in settings, but I can't see anything. My phone is a Sony ...

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