The easiest way is through the web for Google Play. Using the seach bar, bring up the name of one of the suspected apps like Clean Master or any of the apps listed in the article like Kika. Using this page, click the hyperlink for the COMPANY, below the appname. This will bring up all apps for that company, and the card for each app that you have installed ...
When a user tries to uninstall an app through the home launcher, Settings app, or through any third-party app, the system app Package Installer is invoked and user is asked to confirm the uninstallation. So the solution for you is to either disable that Package Installer app (or at least its component which is invoked for user confirmation) or find an app ...
SharedPreferences are actually saved in a file in the app private directory:
When an app is installed this directory and file are automatically created. When an app is uninstalled this directory is deleted along with its parent /data/data/package_name UNLESS the app is uninstalled in order to update it. ...
It seems like the package wasn't properly uninstalled : This happens usually if you delete the APK from /data/app or /system/app or /system/priv-app instead of uninstalling the app. That is why probably the adb uninstall command isn't working.
Maybe you can try reinstalling the app again after rebooting your phone?Tip: If this is the only keyboard app on ...
Connect Your Phone to PC Using Data Cable.
Turn on USB Debugging
Setup ADB Connection
Hit Enter and type again this
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.android.stk
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.android.stk2
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Technically the command adb shell pm unistall -k --user 0 does not uninstall an app from the device. Instead it just removes it from a user.
There are a couple of ways to get the removed app back to the user. One way is. Through an adb shell with the command:
adb shell cmd package install-existing <package_name>
Or an extreme way would be through a ...
So, I was facing this problem, and was surprised that my initial google search didn't turn up anything actually helpful, and multiple harmful things, among the first handful of pages I looked at, and then I found a good answer in google's documentation, here.
Posting here so others can benefit.
Specifically, Google advises there (emphasis mine):
SharedPreferences database always deleted when app is uninstalled. but In Manifest
If allowBackup is true then data is not clear even if application is uninstall then install. so always keep allowBackup false when data do not want store.
Boot into safe-mode, go into Settings → Applications/Apps → find your app and uninstall it. This would work unless your device is a system app.
If it is a system app, disable it from Settings app. If you don't get the option to disable it, and you're certain that disabling it would not affect the stability of your Android (think of boot loops and ...
Uninstalling TWRP is very easy if you are on the latest version of TWRP Recovery,
Go to TWRP Recovery via Reboot,
Mount System and other partitions
Now go to Advanced -> Uninstall TWRP APP (Checkbox)
and SWIPE to uninstall
WARNING Uninstalling system applications can be dangerous so please know what you’re getting rid of before you complete these steps. Failing to do so could result in your phone becoming unusable until you perform a factory reset. Of course, by removing any given system application, another system application that may depend on it may also break so be careful ...