Questions tagged [uninstallation]

Removing installed apps from device.

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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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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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Android uninstall app before boot completion

A strange one this. I have got myself into a situation where I think that a single apk is causing boot to fail. I have the same situation on a Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 running 4.4. Running adb install &...
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want to remove Samsung Apps

I don't need poor Samsung apps such as SamsungApps, Chat-On, Blurb, S-Translate anymore. Can i simply uninstall them and make an exclusion in my Updates so as not to get them back again?
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App held for ransom by Android. Can not uninstall: Privilege denied

I have downloaded "Root Swapper Extended Memory" from the Google Play Store, and now I am denied the privilege to uninstall this app. More detail about denied privilege: • Cannot Uninstall • Cannot ...
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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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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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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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ad on statusbar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find out which app is putting ads in my notification bar? Sometimes I get ads on statusbar. These ads came from some free apps. I have lots of installed apps and I ...
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Can't delete “Layar” app from rooted Samsung 551

I rooted my Samsung 551 with Android 2.3.6 to delete some useless apps such as Orkut, Midnight Bowling and Layar. In trying to delete the Layar app (from /system/apps) I couldn't find it there and ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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remove apps like Browser [duplicate]

I got a samsung galaxy note 8, and it came with an app called browser and also Chrome. Obviously Chrome is better, so how can I remove the generic browser app (or at least hide it)? The same goes for ...
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Google settings permanent uninstall

Is it possible to permanently uninstall the Google Settings application? update Thanks for reply! My device is LG Optimus Me, Android version 2.2.2, rooted My problem has 2 aspects: 1. Simple ...
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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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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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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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Remove Google Apps mini and install another version - LineageOS

I have installed LineageOS 14.1 (+TWRP) on Samsung S5 g900f (klte) with Google Apps mini. I followed this guide: https://wiki.lineageos.org/devices/klte/install I also added Google Apps Mini zip ...
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Reboot when uninstaling the application LG G4

my LG G4 have a problem with updating software and deleting applications. Everytime I want to delete an application, system throws me an error com.android.settings was stopped I can not get even ...
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Removing an app protected from uninstall by password and with System Owner permissions?

I want to ask, if there is a way to remove an app that is protected from uninstall by password and has Device-administrator permissions granted? I am using an LG L90 phone with android 5.0.1 L (NOT ...
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Can't update or uninstall built-in Whatsapp

I have an iBall Slide 3G 7334i tab which has a built-in Whatsapp v.2.9.5196 which has provision to Force Stop and Disable but not Uninstall. I can't either uninstall or update and the message: "...
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Cannot uninstall “GO Security” app

No matter what I do, this app won't uninstall or deactivate. I tried just uninstalling it, then went to phone administrator and tried deactivating it and every time I do, it shuts down my phone. Any ...
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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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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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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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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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Game won't update: difference between Play Store and manual Install ? (Plants vs Zombies 2)

my "Plants vs Zombies 2" won't update (it never did). I wonder if the reason is that, for the rush to have the game, I probably installed it manually downloading it from the internet. BUT, Play ...
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How to remove a Gapp after installing it?

I just flashed the CM 11 nightly build on my S2. I have also installed the Gapps from the source provided by CM website. Now it has brought me many unwanted apps to my phone. I would like to remove ...
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List of apps I can delete/uninstall on my S4

Can someone please give me a list of apps that are safe to uninstall or disable on my Galaxy S4? Thanks!
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Whatsapp update not getting deleted

I noticed my contacts list have been jumbled up meaning, many contacts name are displayed with a common name. So I erased all the phone data and factory reset. Still the WhatsApp update icon is ...
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How do I uninstall an unofficial app from my S3?

I have installed my first non-Google Play app but I want to uninstall it. Where and how do I go about deleting it since for the official apps I just uninstalled them at the Play store. Should I use ...
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How to Remove Autostart for Certain Apps? [duplicate]

is there any way you can install an app (for instance WhatsApp) on Android 4.2.1 ICS but at the same time remove its autorun properties sothat it becomes a standalone app and ONLY uses memory, ...
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How do I uninstall a system app with root? [duplicate]

Have root. Tried "autorun manager" app which gives option to display system apps & uninstall, but still said "uninstall not successful"
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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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Unable to uninstall Kingroot in SONY Xperia E3

I own a SONY XPERIA E3. Yesterday, I installed Kingroot. But now, I am unable to remove it when I go in Kingroot > general settings > & uninstalling Kingroot. It shows the error: Sorry, ...
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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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why after uninstall package I still need to delete the apk?

I check the path for an APK $adb shell pm path com.example.someapp uninstall the APK root@G4:/ # pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.example.someapp then I check on the path and the app is there, is ...
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Uninstalling updates for Chrome app

I uninstalled updates for Google Chrome app on my phone. And it deletes all my bookmarks, history and also all downloads. How download files from phone storage got deleted?
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How will I know what exactly I need to uninstall

I'm on a galaxy s10+ and let me just say, I have OCD really bad lol. So the s10+ came with a lot of bloatware, and currently there's no root method for the phone I have, which leads me to use adb PM ...
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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 can I make an app impossible to uninstall or least very hard too?

I want "DisableChromeIncognitoMode" to be uninstallable or at least very hard to uninstall. I would also like to be unable to change its settings to "off" (meaning i can use incognito mode). Or i ...
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How do you uninstall apps from your desktop web-browser?

I was trying to remove a bunch of old apps from my android phone. I used to be able to uninstall apps from my desktop web browser by going to google play and then just clicking uninstall. But today ...
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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 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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Message “Uninstalling…”, but no result

I can't uninstall an application from my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. I go to Settings -> Applications -> Application manager, select any application and uninstall. I see a message "Uninstalling..." for a ...