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Old July 24th, 2012, 05:54 AM   #30 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by blahblahyoutoo View Post
I believe that only removes the shortcut, not an uninstallation.
On home screens it only removes the icon/widget, in the app drawer is uninstalls the app.
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Oh, when I hold down an app in the main tray (not on the home screen), when the screen changes to allow me to place it on the home screen, there's an option at the top marked 'uninstall'. Is that only removing the icon and leaving the app on the device somewhere?
You are uninstalling the app if you do it from the app drrawer.

If you go into Settings | Apps and choose any app you can freeze it natively. Think carrier bloat for when they start releasing OTAs or devices with JB. I only tested this with the stock browser on my GNex when it was first released as the Nexus devices don't come with unremoveable bloat.
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