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Old December 7th, 2010, 07:59 AM   #51 (permalink)
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Go to this page and download it from the post I made.

http://androidforums.com/lg-optimus-m/228290-metropcs-hello-hello-goodbye.html
so i download it to my desktop but now how do i get it too my phone as an app? where will it show up? could i jus downloa it from my phones web.

Sorry for being a pess, thanks for all the help

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so i download it to my desktop but now how do i get it too my phone as an app? where will it show up? could i jus downloa it from my phones web.

Sorry for being a pess, thanks for all the help

you could copy it to your phones SD card, then install it on the phone itself.

Under settings> applications> manage applications> you should be able to install from the SD Card.
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you could copy it to your phones SD card, then install it on the phone itself.

Under settings> applications> manage applications> you should be able to install from the SD Card.

This just isnt working for me... i juss dont know where to put it in my phone.. theres alot of files that mean nothing and now im realizing everything i download is getting saved on my phones memory and not my 16 gb sd card... what am i doin wrong? debugging? like is there some prerrequistes to this process?
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okk so i juss downloaded it straight from the xda site on my phone but it says content not supported.. anyone know whats up wit that
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okk so i juss downloaded it straight from the xda site on my phone but it says content not supported.. anyone know whats up wit that
yeah, you just hit OK and it installs.

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all the apps you dowload that are not from the android market will say its not a supported app.
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Another reason to root your phone. LG says they have no plans to upgrade Optimus to 2.3 Gingerbread. They SAY it's because it only has a 600MHz processor and Gingerbread need 1GHz CPU. Others who know how Gingerbread works say that's bogus -- there's no minimum requirements and one 800 MHz phone is already in line for 2.3 upgrade.

AND a guy on the Android development team says Gingerbread has similar hardware requirements to Froyo.

Another new article states Android 2.3 is known to run faster on most devices that can already handle 2.2, since it has better management of background apps and makes better use of memory and the hardware.

So, LG may "correct" their mis-statement about technical limitations but that does not mean they have to push 2.3 out to owners.

However, if you root your phone, you can install 2.3 yourself!

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LG’s Optimus One line apparently won’t get Android Gingerbread

LG’s Optimus One line apparently won’t get Android Gingerbread Unwired View

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Hello all, I'm new to this subject. I just got my LG Optimus M phone today, and like many of you, I want to remove the bloatware. Just a couple of things I need to be clear before proceeding with my root. I understand what Android Mate does. But..

z4root <--is this the actual app that will root my phone?

One person posted this "OK, after installing Root Explorer and mounting the /system/app directory with read/write access I was able to remove all the bloatware."

My question is, if Root Explorer can read/write, why would I need z4root?

**Update**
After watching some videos on how to do this, I decided to give it a try. I succesfully removed these apps (listed below) from my phone. I only had one problem and that was with Boingo Wifi. I had stopped it from running, but then it started itself again and when I deleted the apk, it froze the phone. A simple restart fixed it. I want thank the community for having valuable info on this subject. 99% of what I needed was here.

With help from another thread, the apps were:
MVC.MetroPCS.android02.apk = Virtual Card
MobileBanking.apk = Mobile Banking
MobilePosse.apk = MyExtras
SNS.apk = Facebook for LG, Twitter for LG
Boingo_Wo-Fi.apk = Boingo WiFi
Mocospace-1.2.4.apk = Moco Space
Uno_Demo_LG_MS690.apk = Uno Game
PGA_Android.apk = Free Games
LGMS690_MetroPCS_EasyWiFi_V4.0.90.apk = Easy Wifi
MPCS-MobileIM-0.4.24.2.apk = MobileIM
PEX-3.1.1.1-metro-rc.apk = Pocket Express
z7-android2x.apk= Mail@Metro
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Thanks Mike... Great Thread worked like a charm. Also for the emails tips at work
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Hello all, I'm new to this subject. I just got my LG Optimus M phone today, and like many of you, I want to remove the bloatware. Just a couple of things I need to be clear before proceeding with my root. I understand what Android Mate does. But..

z4root <--is this the actual app that will root my phone?

One person posted this "OK, after installing Root Explorer and mounting the /system/app directory with read/write access I was able to remove all the bloatware."

My question is, if Root Explorer can read/write, why would I need z4root?

**Update**
After watching some videos on how to do this, I decided to give it a try. I succesfully removed these apps (listed below) from my phone. I only had one problem and that was with Boingo Wifi. I had stopped it from running, but then it started itself again and when I deleted the apk, it froze the phone. A simple restart fixed it. I want thank the community for having valuable info on this subject. 99% of what I needed was here.

With help from another thread, the apps were:
MVC.MetroPCS.android02.apk = Virtual Card
MobileBanking.apk = Mobile Banking
MobilePosse.apk = MyExtras
SNS.apk = Facebook for LG, Twitter for LG
Boingo_Wo-Fi.apk = Boingo WiFi
Mocospace-1.2.4.apk = Moco Space
Uno_Demo_LG_MS690.apk = Uno Game
PGA_Android.apk = Free Games
LGMS690_MetroPCS_EasyWiFi_V4.0.90.apk = Easy Wifi
MPCS-MobileIM-0.4.24.2.apk = MobileIM
PEX-3.1.1.1-metro-rc.apk = Pocket Express
z7-android2x.apk= Mail@Metro
I agree, Everything Worked 100% for me.
I want to say thanks to everyone on here for the Help an tips.
I am not new to Android phones I had a T-Mobile G1 right when it came out, but then again none of this crazy talk about Rooting an blah blah was much of interest to me or others. As a matter of fact when the G1 came out I had noo idea about rooting. Unfortunately I Didn't last very long due to $$$ lol but yea now am back in the Game haha
Soo many questions so many things to do on a Rooted Android!


Any tips, tricks, or just plain Cool Stuff to do on my Rooted LgOptimusM pls let me know, I would really appreciate it. THANKS!!!
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Questions:

1. If I temp root my phone and remove all the crapware - will it come back in an OTA Update? And will it be ok to uninstall all the tools I used?

2. If I perm root my phone - Is it ok to remove all the tools I used to remove the crapware? And will the crapware come back in an OTA Update?

3. I've got z4root, Android Mate, and will buy root explorer if I have to, but what about the program Super Manager by Gpc? looks like it does the same for free...


Note: I have tried z4root temp root - then opened Root.Explorer.v2.5.1.apk but I found no "click Read/Write in order to actually delete something."

How about a step by step 1,2,3,4 etc guide?



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Actually, I could live with the crapware on my LG M - but that farking Boingo Wi-Fi is driving me nuts...

It notifies me every farking 15 minutes that there is a Boingo Wi-Fi available... Yes, I live next to a "Boingo Wi-Fi" spot apparently - Not to mention I Work next to one too.

I'm going crazy !!!
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The "Mount R/W" button at the top should work....
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The "Mount R/W" button at the top should work....
I must have the wrong version of root explorer

I have: v2.10.3 and v2.5.1
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I have 2.10.2
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Actually, I could live with the crapware on my LG M - but that farking Boingo Wi-Fi is driving me nuts...

It notifies me every farking 15 minutes that there is a Boingo Wi-Fi available... Yes, I live next to a "Boingo Wi-Fi" spot apparently - Not to mention I Work next to one too.

I'm going crazy !!!
Yeah and on top of that Boingo is a paid service they want you to sign upp for.
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Thanks to MikesToolz & edgchon - Got it Done!

Now to get rid of:

metroBACKUP - not sure what file names in /system these are.

Also changed PowerOn.mp3 to Droid.mp3

What I've learned today I can help my other friends who also bought the LG M...
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Thanks to MikesToolz & edgchon - Got it Done!

Now to get rid of:

metroBACKUP - not sure what file names in /system these are.

Also changed PowerOn.mp3 to Droid.mp3

What I've learned today I can help my other friends who also bought the LG M...
Download the app named android Mate.

with this app you will get a list of all installed apps. Just hold your finger on the app in the list until a menu pops up, select properties. It will give you the exact file location of that app.

Let me know what it is when you find out, I'll add it to my list. I dont have it any more, i deleted them all before making a list of bloatware apps.
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Download the app named android Mate.

with this app you will get a list of all installed apps. Just hold your finger on the app in the list until a menu pops up, select properties. It will give you the exact file location of that app.

Let me know what it is when you find out, I'll add it to my list. I dont have it any more, i deleted them all before making a list of bloatware apps.
I only did the temp root today, I will do it again soon and post the filename here.

Speaking of temp root - Why permanent root your LG M if you can temp root it?
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Hey guys first of all thanks for this forum is really the bomb, i thank yesterday was a link with this z4root file ziped attached here some ware, but i cant find now do you guys no anything about???
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Hey fellas newbie here,

First off, if it weren't for me stumbling onto this site a few days ago I wouldn't even no that is was possible to root a phone... much less my first Droid. So thanks to you guys for schooling me to real world of phonage... LOL

After reading and following advices here, this is what I've done...

1. Dl'd z4root from a third party... cus when I dl'd it from the dev site I got an error message saying that I didn't have an app to open the file to install it.

2. Dl'd Android Mate

3. Purchased Root Explorer... now here's where my problem lies... I see on YouTube video's and screenshots that the app is supposed to have a get "mount" button that allows you make the system/app file R/RW... my app doesn't have this button...

So what do I do now???

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I recently got the optimus m and rooted the phone per the directions on this forum and now the sounds/notifications/ringtones will no longer play. The phones speaker still worrks when I make/receive phonecalls.
Anybody know what might have happened? I appreciate any help that you can offer.
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Hey guys first of all thanks for this forum is really the bomb, i thank yesterday was a link with this z4root file ziped attached here some ware, but i cant find now do you guys no anything about???
hey guys i find the z4root 1.3.0. on the link below, i was lost between all this info, thanks any way

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http://androidforums.com/lg-optimus-m/228290-metropcs-hello-hello-goodbye.html

Do any one knows where to download free or not the ROOT EXPLORER I didn’t find any trusted site yet, I just need a link please
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Guys, I've found that I wasn't rooted. I guess the version of z4root that igot from a 3rd party site didn't root my phone at all.thus the reason root explored didn't have the rw button... Since I'm now rooted I've been erasing metro's bloatware like a mad man... However, does anyone know where I can get the "droit" animation for startup? I'd be complete if I had the droid startup anime with the droid mp3 sound along with it... Any takers???
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I recently got the optimus m and rooted the phone per the directions on this forum and now the sounds/notifications/ringtones will no longer play. The phones speaker still worrks when I make/receive phonecalls.
Anybody know what might have happened? I appreciate any help that you can offer.
Also, when ever I try to play a video from my SD card, it says It can't play the selected file, when before I rooted the phone, the same videos I had selected played fine.

I only deleted some of the metro PCS bloatware, and the PowerOn.mp3.

Should I do a system restore?
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okk so i juss downloaded it straight from the xda site on my phone but it says content not supported.. anyone know whats up wit that
dude I just save the file on my computer desktop then i attached the file on my hotmail and send to myself and open my email on my LG OPTIMUS M i click on the attachment and stating to down load i push the top window down to the progress of the download when finish I click on ask me to install I click yes and put on site down load the same way the others 2 app as say above when I finish with all 3 then I ask to root permanent with the z4 - I never done nothing of this before, so if i get done any one can do it
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Do any one knows where to download free or not the ROOT EXPLORER I didn’t find any trusted site yet, I just need a link please
You can download it from the Android Market. Here you ave
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I cant find the z4root app in android market but i have downloaded root explorer and android mate.. i'm new to this can someone explain how i can get the z4root app so i can root my phone to delete these apps metro put on here
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Check here:

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I downloaded that zipped file to my PC, UNzipped it to my desktop, then attached it to an email to myself, which then popped it up on my phone. From there, clicking on the email, one of the options was to "INSTALL".

I'm choosing the temp root option for now in program.
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Another good method to move things to the phone is to install Dropbox and sign up for a Dropbox acct:
http://www.dropbox.com

Just copy the apk to your machine in the dropbox folder... and viola.. open it on the phone shortly after its "sync'ed"
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However, does anyone know where I can get the "droit" animation for startup? I'd be complete if I had the droid startup anime with the droid mp3 sound along with it... Any takers???
Yes i would also like to know how to get the droid animation with the sound
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If anybody here can help with a factory reset I would really appreciate it.

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Any news on how install Flash 10.1 on the MS 690?... and...thanks to everyone for posting about the new ms 690...very helpful...
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so i download it to my desktop but now how do i get it too my phone as an app? where will it show up? could i jus downloa it from my phones web.

Sorry for being a pess, thanks for all the help
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Guys, I've found that I wasn't rooted. I guess the version of z4root that igot from a 3rd party site didn't root my phone at all.thus the reason root explored didn't have the rw button... Since I'm now rooted I've been erasing metro's bloatware like a mad man... However, does anyone know where I can get the "droit" animation for startup? I'd be complete if I had the droid startup anime with the droid mp3 sound along with it... Any takers???
What version is it that works because the one I got on this thread is also not rooting me?
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Another reason to root your phone. LG says they have no plans to upgrade Optimus to 2.3 Gingerbread. They SAY it's because it only has a 600MHz processor and Gingerbread need 1GHz CPU. Others who know how Gingerbread works say that's bogus -- there's no minimum requirements and one 800 MHz phone is already in line for 2.3 upgrade.

AND a guy on the Android development team says Gingerbread has similar hardware requirements to Froyo.

Another new article states Android 2.3 is known to run faster on most devices that can already handle 2.2, since it has better management of background apps and makes better use of memory and the hardware.

So, LG may "correct" their mis-statement about technical limitations but that does not mean they have to push 2.3 out to owners.

However, if you root your phone, you can install 2.3 yourself!

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Have you tried updating to 2.3? If so, how does it run?
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An easy way is to download to your desktop, then attach it to a gmail (or other email account) that you send yourself. (Your gmail/other email account on the phone has to be active). When you send it to yourself, it shows up on the phone in that email account. Click on the attachment to install.
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On the LG-MS690 with Andoid 2.2
Baseband version MS690_36.6040.1001
Kernel version 2.6.32.9 lge@android-build #1
Build number FRF91
SW Version MS690ZV3
HW Version 1.1
PRL Version 30141
ERI Version 1003

Using z4root version 1.30 (md5sum 46965bd41dac0e4988515aa2f9f95b19), temporary root runs through to completion without error, bu the device fails to grant any root permissions.

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I just wanted to update this. In case anyone did not hear, LG now says they WILL push 2.3 to our Optimus M phones. No specific date, but sometime.

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Another reason to root your phone. LG says they have no plans to upgrade Optimus to 2.3 Gingerbread. They SAY it's because it only has a 600MHz processor and Gingerbread need 1GHz CPU. Others who know how Gingerbread works say that's bogus -- there's no minimum requirements and one 800 MHz phone is already in line for 2.3 upgrade.

AND a guy on the Android development team says Gingerbread has similar hardware requirements to Froyo.

Another new article states Android 2.3 is known to run faster on most devices that can already handle 2.2, since it has better management of background apps and makes better use of memory and the hardware.

So, LG may "correct" their mis-statement about technical limitations but that does not mean they have to push 2.3 out to owners.

However, if you root your phone, you can install 2.3 yourself!

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Have you tried updating to 2.3? If so, how does it run?
Not yet. I think we would need a custom ROM with 2.3 integrated. 2.3 just came out this month.

LG says they will push 2.3 to LG Optimus One/M/S/T/U/A (after an outcry when they first said they would not).
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On the LG-MS690 with Andoid 2.2
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Build number FRF91
SW Version MS690ZV3
HW Version 1.1
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Using z4root version 1.30 (md5sum 46965bd41dac0e4988515aa2f9f95b19), temporary root runs through to completion without error, bu the device fails to grant any root permissions.

Permanent root works as expected.

Finnaly!!! Im not crazy then... anyone know of a work around? I dont want to go permanent as I work at a metro store and the phone is a demo.
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I just got a new LG Optimus M about a week ago. This is my first android phone.

I downloaded z4Root in the android market and it said the root was successful and installed the superuser manager app.

How do I test that the phone is Actually rooted? I'm trying to remove all the bloatware apps that MetroPCS has included in the phone.

I downloaded the app named Android Mate (free) and it lets be browse to the /system/app directory and when I select the app and choose delete, it displays a notification that the file was deleted however it never actually gets removed.
how long did it take to root cause the program has been running for over a minute now
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OK, after installing Root Explorer and mounting the /system/app directory with read/write access I was able to remove all the bloatware.

I did this and they still show up in the app drawer and still are working and i rebooted the phone

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nevermind i had to uninstall the updates! thanks guys
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what updates did you have to uninstall?
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I am considering rooting my phone using this method. What do I do if it somehow bricks? I just want to cover all my bases because I love this phone too much to not be able to use it
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ummm loopt, mocospace, anything that needed an update
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Hello all,

Here is how I removed bloatware and rooted my lg optimus m.

1. First I downloaded z4root(free) from this page [APP] z4root - xda-developers, since it was not on the android app market
2. Then I downloaded Astro file manager(free) from the market.
3. Lastly I downloaded Titanium Backup(free) from the market.
4. After all the downloads, I copied the z4root.apk to the sd card from my pc.
5. Then put the sd card in my phone opened up Astro file manger > sdcard > z4root and installed it to the phone.
6. Then opened up z4root and hit permanent root.
7. After this I opened up titanium backup and clicked on "problems" it should install busybox and then allow you to use titanium backup.
8. Then open up titanium backup again and click Backup/Restore and delete apps in there.

The list of apps to delete is somewhere in this post, but I will paste it again.

MVC.MetroPCS.android02.apk = Virtual Card
MobileBanking.apk = Mobile Banking
MobilePosse.apk = MyExtras
SNS.apk = Facebook for LG, Twitter for LG
Boingo_Wo-Fi.apk = Boingo WiFi
Mocospace-1.2.4.apk = Moco Space
Uno_Demo_LG_MS690.apk = Uno Game
PGA_Android.apk = Free Games
LGMS690_MetroPCS_EasyWiFi_V4.0.90.apk = Easy Wifi
MPCS-MobileIM-0.4.24.2.apk = MobileIM
PEX-3.1.1.1-metro-rc.apk = Pocket Express
z7-android2x.apk= Mail@Metro
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Hello all,

Here is how I removed bloatware and rooted my lg optimus m.

1. First I downloaded z4root(free) from this page [APP] z4root - xda-developers, since it was not on the android app market
2. Then I downloaded Astro file manager(free) from the market.
3. Lastly I downloaded Titanium Backup(free) from the market.
4. After all the downloads, I copied the z4root.apk to the sd card from my pc.
5. Then put the sd card in my phone opened up Astro file manger > sdcard > z4root and installed it to the phone.
6. Then opened up z4root and hit permanent root.
7. After this I opened up titanium backup and clicked on "problems" it should install busybox and then allow you to use titanium backup.
8. Then open up titanium backup again and click Backup/Restore and delete apps in there.

The list of apps to delete is somewhere in this post, but I will paste it again.

MVC.MetroPCS.android02.apk = Virtual Card
MobileBanking.apk = Mobile Banking
MobilePosse.apk = MyExtras
SNS.apk = Facebook for LG, Twitter for LG
Boingo_Wo-Fi.apk = Boingo WiFi
Mocospace-1.2.4.apk = Moco Space
Uno_Demo_LG_MS690.apk = Uno Game
PGA_Android.apk = Free Games
LGMS690_MetroPCS_EasyWiFi_V4.0.90.apk = Easy Wifi
MPCS-MobileIM-0.4.24.2.apk = MobileIM
PEX-3.1.1.1-metro-rc.apk = Pocket Express
z7-android2x.apk= Mail@Metro

I'm keeping Easy WiFi for now, for the free access to 500,000 wifi spots. But all the rest you mentioned -- yeah toss them overboard. Especially that bothersome MyExtras!

Of course I replaced the Facebook LG app with the REAL Facebook app, which is better.
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