Questions tagged [uninstallation]

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How do I uninstall a browser

Can I disable/ uninstall the browser that came with the phone without disabling another browser I have installed? How do I do it?
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Removing browser ICON from home screen

Is there a way to remove the browser ICON from my home page?
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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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uninstalled play services&google app - system unstable

I uninstalled updates for Google App and Google PLay Services apps, and suddenly my phone started to turn off and back on again, non-stop. I can't do anything because it is up for no more than 10 ...
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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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Can't uninstall an app in android which is showing ads frequently

An app is showing ads frequently on my device. I can't find it in the app collection. I also tried Settings -> Device Administration but didn't get it there. Then I looked for it in Xender (app like ...
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Uninstalled app reappears after boot

I have a problematic LG P715 which keeps randomly rebooting every few seconds after boot, and I'd like to remove some sensitive data before sending it to a random technician. I cannot factory erase ...
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How do I force reinstallation of an apk with different signature on rooted Android?

Normally I can reinstall (reserving application data) APK only when it's signature matches the previous one. How do I force upgrading of apk (from distribution to self-compiler version, for example) ...
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My Phone Installed a Duplicate System on Top of Existing One. Uninstall How?

My phone has been randomly restarting by itself and after its last restart, the screen showed the "New Phone" setup wizard like what you'd see when you get a new phone. I went through the setup ...
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Cannot uninstall an app from adb

I am trying to uninstall an app which came to me with the phone ( an app for senior users - sort of launcher). My device is : LG L70 Android version : 4.4.2 However I cannot uninstall it from the ...
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Safe to uninstall AOSP keyboard?

Using XPrivacy, I noticed that the AOSP keyboard is loading once in a while. The interesting thing is that I don't use the AOSP keyboard on that device. It came preinstalled, but I use a different ...
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Uninstall apps installed from their APK

I'm developing a game from Unity for Android, I created the first version, uploaded the APK to the phone, tap it, installed, nice. Now I have a new build, if I do the same, it won't install because ...
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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 Gmail be uninstalled on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)?

Somehow the Gmail app has disappeared from my new Android phone (Motorola Moto G 3, Android 5.1.1 Lollipop). I thought it was impossible to uninstall Gmail so I suspect a hardware failure or an ...
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How do I remove orphaned permissions that are preventing an app reinstalling on Android lollipop

I have a ZTE phone I'm unable to reinstall facebook on using the Google Play Store - I get the notorious -505 unknown error. If I install a downloaded facebook apk using adb I get the following error....
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Disabled apps keep coming back

I followed the instructions found in this StackExchange post to disable the YouTube app on my phone. Everything seemed to go well at first; the updates were uninstalled and the icon was hidden away ...
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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 ...
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Someone is installing apps in my android [closed]

I have a Xiomi Redmi HM1SW with android 4.3 and MIUI. I notice one month ago that some process is installing apps in my desktop that I don't selected. How can I disable this option? or kill this ...
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Remove Google App from non-rooted phone

Is it possible to Uninstall Google App without root permissions ? It consumes more internal memory and drains battery. I already gone through a thread to disable it but uninstalling may free-up ...
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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 what ...
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Is disabling an app functionally similar to unistalling it? [duplicate]

I don't know much about how apk and apps in android work. Title says it all. In my specific case, I installed icon packs from a playstore app to be used along with Nova Launcher. Now I want to get rid ...
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Roll back Google App after update

Is there an easy way to roll back the Google App to a previous version? It really looks awful with the new colors and font. Is a factory reset the best way?
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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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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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How can I uninstall an app I downloaded, that won't let me uninstall it?

I downloaded this app called 'Photo Editor' (pink logo with letters 'fx' on it) on my HTC Desire 510, I went to uninstall it, but it won't let me do this. Other apps still let me download it. I have ...
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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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Can a app store data beyond uninstallation?

I've an app that creates an account for me but uses no login credentials (starting the app logs me into the account). When I uninstall and reinstall the app it still logs mit into my account. When I ...
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Can't uninstall app says already uninstalled

I am working on a game an I decided to change name of it. Now I can't uninstall or install my game. When I try to install it says it is already installed and when I try to uninstall it shows something ...
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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 ...
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Application self uninstalls

I have a Galaxy S4, Eu version, not rooted updated a few days ago to Lollipop. Today 2 strange things happened: The phone was connected to charging cable but charge was interrupted when it was at ...
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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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App not installed for this user [duplicate]

I see App in my Apps section of settings which says App not installed for this user. It's completely greyed out and I cannot uninstall it. When I install the same from play store it says incompatible ...
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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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How to reinstall Calendar Storage?

I wanted to uninstall the default Calendar app to replace with Google Calendar. However, I accidentally uninstalled Calendar Storage before uninstalled the default Calendar app. The Google Calendar ...
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Are there different results, depending on how you uninstall an Android app?

When uninstalling an Android app, is there any resultant difference between any of the following three procedures: Find the app in the Play Store, and select "Uninstall" or Open Settings, Select Apps,...
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How to completely remove Clean Master?

I am having some troubles with my android phone. It's a Nexus 5 running CyanogenMod 11. I once installed Clean Master from the Google Play Store and decided (non long after) to uninstall it. The ...
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How do I uninstall Cool Browser?

There was an app called Cool Browser which always showed up as an advertisment so, I installed it because it was always showing up. I did not want to use the app, so I tried to uninstall it it but I ...
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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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Is it possible to batch remove apps in the Web Google Play

This question has been asked in the past (together with several duplicated pointing to it) but the answer is not relevant anymore (as of March 2015). The current version is 5.3.6 while the solutions ...
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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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Uninstall official lollipop Samsung Galaxy s5

Yesterday, I installed android Lollipop on my Samsung Galaxy s5. It was an offical update, since I dont like to flash my device, because it is a work mobile. However, this offical lollipop release ...
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How to uninstall app installed on non-present SD card

I've got a Samsung 10.1 2014 which recently stopped recognizing the card in the SD card slot. Card is recognized fine by a PC, but in the tablet, nothing. Apparently, some of my apps installed ...
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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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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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Uninstall app for all profiles

On my tablet I have created restricted profiles for the kids. These restricted profiles have "app protection" enabled to prevent accidental uninstallation of apps. Uninstalling an app that is enabled ...
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Is there a way to hide the ugly SIM Tool Kit icon from the launcher?

The SIM Tool Kit icon is ugly and app is one that I never used. Unfortunately, I've read that it is one of those system apps that cannot be removed so I'd like to simply hide the icon from my launcher....
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How to stop mobogenie auto-download in Android?

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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Remotely uninstall an app via Play Store [duplicate]

Is it still possible to remotely uninstall an android application from a web browser via the Google Play Store? According to the question that this is a supposed duplicate of, this was possible in ...
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uninstalling WhatsApp

I want to uninstall WhatsApp from my phone fully so there should not be any data left, as it was preinstalled its not removing fully. I have only 2 options, force stop or disable but they're not ...
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Uninstall on android wear

I have an android wear device and I'd like to uninstall apps with sideload. I already have: 1 adb forward tcp:4444 localabstract:/adb-hub 2 adb connect localhost:4444 3 adb devices 4 adb -s ...