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Who can see how many people have uninstalled an app?

A few months ago I installed a free comic viewer app from a local publisher because I always have bought the comics on paper anyway so it seemed a logical way to do. This publisher is boasting about ...
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Deleted Google Talk on accident

Okay, got a bit carried away in Root Explorer and deleted GTalk. Cant access Google Play. I tried reinstalling versions online, those crashed instantly. Then, i grabbed my ROM zip and pulled out Talk....
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"Souper Android Development" app suddenly shown installed on the Play Store, but I can't find the app on my Motorola Droid 3

While traversing the 'installed' list of Google Play, I noticed a very odd app named "Souper Android Development". What's so suspicious about it is: It does absolutely nothing to explain ...
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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 ...
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How to stop Vlingo Voice Talk coming up on double-tapping?

Maybe my home button is getting a bit bouncy but I'm getting this annoying app constantly coming up, blasting out "What would you like do". O/S 2.3.5. Is there a way of reconfiguring double-tap or ...
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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 ...
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Installation/uninstallation of apps

I noticed that when I install and uninstall applications slow down the phone and it is necessary to restart to restore normal function of the phone. Is it a case like a computer's, after installation ...
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Application in Market that Open click returns you back to the market

I had NetFlix installed on ASUS Eee Transformer and since I am not using it, I uninstalled it. But now Android Market tells me there are updates, which I do not wish to do, and it acts as though it ...
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Uninstall Stock Apps on Motorola Droid!

I need to know if I can uninstall the following apps without causing any adverse impact on the phone. I have already uninstalled FACEBOOK and TWITTER app. I am with Verizon and I am planning to ...
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Application ROM Manager is uninstalled, but market wants to update it every day

I uninstalled ROM Manager. Since I did so, I've received daily notifications from the Market saying there's an update. I've logged into the market via the desktop browser and ROM manager is not ...
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Reapplying market updates after using "uninstall updates"

I had an issue with an application that couldn't be updated, and solved it by uninstalling the market updates (maybe there was another method, but in my case it worked). Problem is, now I can't find a ...
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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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Prevent apps being uninstalled [closed]

My kids love playing with my Android. However, they don't always understand what they are doing, and occasionally I find that they have deleted some of my apps (strangely, never the ones they play). ...
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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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Help Uninstalling Stubborn Application

I have the original Motorola Droid. I recently installed Lotus Notes Traveler on it (we use Lotus Notes at work). The application is giving some issues, so I was going to uninstall it and re-install ...
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Is the data associated with an app cleared when an app is uninstalled?

The data associated with an app which we see when we go to Applications > Manage Applications > application, is it cleared when we hit "Uninstall" or is it left untouched by the uninstaller? The ...
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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 ...
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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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How can I uninstall Alkido 1.1 when both Alkido 2.0 and Alkido 1.1 are installed on my Samsung Galaxy S

After installing my Archos 101 tablet, I noticed that the Alkido version I installed on it was version 2, when the version installed on my Galaxy S was still version 1.1. The market when run on the ...
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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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How can I uninstall Lock Screen Widget from my Nexus One?

I am trying to Lock Screen Widget, But I am getting the following error from 'adb logcat' as I uninstall it. W/PackageManager( 96): Not removing package com.droidmania.lockscreenwidget: has ...
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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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Trying to uninstall a keyboard, 'uninstall' grayed out, no root

I'm trying to uninstall PDAC Multilinugal keyboard and its language packs. The uninstall button on the app is grayed out, and I don't yet have root - is it possible to remove it without root access?
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How to uninstall SuperManager

I installed the SuperManager app and every time I try to uninstall it it just stays there. Has anyone experienced that and found a solution?
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Removing or blocking default Android apps

I have developed a software for a company, not for a personal use, and I need to block some app access on Android. I need to block the user from making calls, sending sms, using the Android Market, ...
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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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Rooted Phone but still can't uninstall Apps

So I finally temp-rooted my HTC Desire HD and set about trying to uninstall some of the stock apps that came with it (Stocks (no pun intended), Facebook for HTc and so on). But it won't let me - the '...
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Uninstall system app failed using 'adb shell pm uninstall'

I attempted to force uninstall in ADB, but failed: $ adb shell pm uninstall -k org.openintents.filemanager $ adb shell pm list packages -f | grep -i manager package:/system/app/FileManager.apk=org....
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Unknown not removable apps

I have two apps: informacje and Czasoumilacz which I cant remove through Settings > Applications > Manage Applications. What's that and how do I handle the problem?
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How to delete an app installed with Amazon Appstore?

I've installed an app using Amazon Appstore, but I don't see a way to uninstall it. Amazon support has failed to respond to my question after 2 days. I prefer a method that does not involve deleting ...
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Uninstall apps locked by phone vendor

I'm using a Samsung I9000 and I have some annoying apps that came pre installed by the phone vendor, like a music store, a custom web browser and other memory leaking apps. Those crappy apps can't be ...
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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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How would you uninstall a rogue Home (Launcher) application?

If you were to install a Home Screen application that does not give you access to the System Settings screen (to go to Manage Applications), and also does not let you launch Apps (such as the Market ...
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How can I remove Sense UI from the HTC Desire?

So I'm pretty much sick of HTC Sense (and therefore my Desire in general) for the following reasons: THE BIG ONE: Lack of space on the phone partition The Sense UI calendar is rubbish. No view of ...
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Does uninstalling apps leave any traces?

I come from a Windows background where anything you install-uninstall usually leaves traces which are sometimes hard to detect and remove. Does the same happen when you remove Android apps? I know ...
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Should I re-install certain programs after upgrading from Android 2.1 to Android 2.2?

I upgrade my Samsung Galaxy S phone from Android 2.1 to Android 2.2 over the weekend. Today, for the first time since buying the phone ( two months now ) I had to reboot the phone when starting one ...
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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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Bulk uninstall applications

I like to try out lots of apps. Often a site like Lifehacker or Droidlife will feature several that are similar in functionality and I will install them all in order to compare features. That leaves ...
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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 ...
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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 do I uninstall an application?

If I want to completely uninstall an application from the home screen or list of applications; how do I do it?
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Is there a way to download applications from the Android market for offline installation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to download apk file on PC from market? Is there a way to download an Android installation package from the market so that it can be installed offline at a later time (e.g....
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Are there any side effects of uninstalling Apps

Are there any side effects of Installing and uninstalling lots of apps on an Android smart phone? Specifically are there any things that do not get cleaned up that I need to be aware off?
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