Questions tagged [uninstallation]

Removing installed apps from device.

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Is there a way by which I can uninstall a specific update to an app?

I have an app, Uber, that is taking up huge space on my phone. It cannot be moved to sd card. Recently, they've launched an update of size 21MB. I'm afraid of the fact that, every time there is a new ...
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“Uninstall old version” before installing, but can't find it

Spotify doesn't show up anywhere (I used to have it). When I try to install the app, it wants me to uninstall the old version. But the old version doesn't show up anywhere. Tried going through "My ...
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Remove Phh's superuser?

I have TCL Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) 5010D phone that i bought and decided to root it. I was kinda new to this kind of rooting (a bit complex) because i used kingroot before and it worked just fine till i ...
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Can not uninstall an app(hi app lock) which has device administrator rights

I have installed "hi app lock" application 2 year ago. But rarely used it. Now when i open it, it doesn't open. So i decided to uninstall it, but first i have to revoke its administration rights. So i ...
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Prevent App Install On Andriod By Removing Package Installer

I know there are lot's of questions about this, but I haven't seen any that specifically match my question. I am trying to lock down a galaxy player 5.0 for a friend, so that it is virtually ...
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uninstalling a self built app, which was created in two copies accidentally

I built an app through android studio but two copies were created and I could uninstall one copy but the other says that the app is not present in the list of installed apps, but the icon remains.. ...
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Can't fully delete apps 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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How to remove app-malware-virus that's not visilbe in the app list

I downloaded an apk from this site that it was supposed to be a modified app for a game (Candy Crush Saga). Here you can find the download link. The problem is that not only the app doesn't do what ...
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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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I can't delete bad piggies off Galaxy S4

I installed the game thinking I'd play it, but I changed my mind. Anyway, that's not too important. I clicked uninstall, and it does say it uninstalled it, but in the application manager, it is still ...
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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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Why Swiftkey not visible in OxygenOS 3.1 Search?

I have installed Swiftkey in my system. However, search does not show it. Going to play store, I see it is installed, and only there, I can open it. Fig. 1 Search successful, Fig. 2 Swiftkey ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to uninstall apps for secondary account [duplicate]

I have a Nexus 10 on which I have a master account, and a secondary (restricted) account for my kids. Recently, one of them got hold of it while it was logged in and installed a bunch of games. I ...
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uninstall 0KB apps

I have a LG optimus black p970 (2.3.4). In Settings->applications, I see many apps that are o KB. I do not know how they got there. There are apps like 'Fire Work', several wall papers for ex , ' ...
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I want to uninstall Playstore

I need to uninstall the Playstore on my Android device due to internal memory issues. All my updates are done externally. I want to inquire if it is safe to do so?
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Remove Gapps from cyanogenmod 11 [duplicate]

people I just installed Cyanogenmod from the installer on my Samsung galaxy s4 and it came with Google-apps Pre-installed. Now i'm not a big fan of Google so i want to get rid of Google-apps how can ...
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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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How can I uninstall the Cyanogen Mod 7 for my Htc Incredible 2? [duplicate]

I bought an HTC Incredible 2 on Amazon and found out that it is modded with Cyanogenmod 7. I didn't install it myself. Is it possible to uninstall CM7, or is it just built in? It doesnt even look like ...
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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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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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Problem to uninstall AirDroid: Unfortunately, Settings has stopped

When I try to uninstall the app I got this message: Can't uninstall because this package is an active device administrator. In the same window I have a button: MANAGE DEVICE ADMINISTRATORS When I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 framaroot

i search in google and i can't find some easy way to uninstall the application (it can't be found in the play store apps). How i can uninstall (or delete) framaroot? Thanks Update: I suscefully ...
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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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Is force stopping an app equivalent to uninstalling it, as far as increasing the performance of a phone is concerned?

Suppose I force stop an app and it stays that way for long. Will this boost the performance of my phone in the same way as uninstalling the app would?
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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?