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Old April 10th, 2011, 05:09 PM   #34 (permalink)
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LGHome is NOT safe to remove.
If you do a factory reset, you will boot to a blank desktop. Not worth the little bit of space that it takes up. It's less hassle to just leave that one in there.

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Originally Posted by edodonnell View Post
These apps can safely be removed from the LG Optimus M.

Just because an app is listed here does not necessarily mean that it is useless or that you will want to remove it. It only means that it can safely be removed without damaging anything else.

If you remove an .apk, then you can also remove the corresponding .odex. Not all apps will have an .odex.

Apps safe to remove:
  • AnalogClockWidget.apk - Analog Clock widget
  • Boingo_Wi-Fi.apk - Boingo WiFi
  • Calculator.apk - Calculator
  • Calendar.apk - Calendar App
  • CalendarProvider.apk - Supports the calendar. Remove only if Calendar.apk and CalendarWidget.apk have been removed.
  • CalendarWidget.apk - Calendar Widget
  • CarHome.apk - Car Home - Remove CarHomeLauncher.apk if this is removed.
  • CarHomeLauncher.apk - Car Home Launcher - Linked to CarHome.apk
  • ClockWeatherWidget.apk - Clock Weather Widget
  • DeskClock.apk - Clock app
  • DigitalAlarmWidget.apk - Alarm Clock widget
  • DualClockWidget.apk - Dual Clock widget
  • Email.apk - Email app - Safe to remove if you use Gmail or some other email app
  • GoogleQuickSearchBox.apk - Google Search widget and app
  • Homeselector.apk - Home Selector - Will not work if LGHome.apk is removed
  • LG-MS690_MetroBackup_1.27_PRODBuild_10082010.apk - MetroBackup
  • LGHome.apk - LG Home launcher - Safe to remove only if another launcher is installed. Home Selector will not work if this is removed.
  • LGMS690_MetroNavigator_4.9.1_Build_57_10222010_rel _signed_PROD.apk - MetroNavigator
  • LGMS690_MetroPCS_EasyWiFi_V4.0.90.apk - EasyWiFi
  • LiveWallpapers.apk
  • LiveWallpapersPicker.apk
  • Loopt_Android_2.4.1_Oct.13.2010.apk - Loopt
  • MagicSmokeWallpapers.apk
  • Metro411.apk - Metro411
  • metroappstore-v1.3a.apk - MetroPCS App Store
  • MobileBanking.apk - Mobile Banking
  • MobilePosse.apk - MyExtras
  • Mocospace-1.2.4.apk - Moco Space
  • MPCS-MobileIM-0.4.24.2.apk - MobileIM
  • Music.apk - Music Player
  • MVC.MetroPCS.android02.apk - Virtual Card
  • PEX-3.1.1.1-metro-rc.apk - Pocket Express
  • PGA_Android.apk - Free Games
  • Protips.apk - Tips widget
  • RSSViewerWidget.apk - RSS Reader
  • SNS.apk - LG Facebook and Twitter app
  • Talk.apk - Google Talk
  • thinkdroid.apk - Think Free Office
  • UNO_DEMO_LG_MS690_EN_NONIGP_MetroPCs_TS_307.apk - UNO Game
  • YouTube.apk - YouTube video player
  • z7-android2x.apk - Mail@Metro


These apps SHOULD NOT be removed:
  • Browser.apk - MetroWEB - Required for Android Market
  • Phone.apk - Phone app/dialer
  • Settings.apk - Settings menu
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