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Old July 11th, 2012, 02:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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OK, I searched for this, but I am missing it - or it just hasn't been compiled yet. What Verizon software that came installed by default is safe to disable?

I have tried to disable the voicemail app but have had no luck. There are several updates that came right away that I had to uninstall before I could disable some apps.

Here is what I've disabled - so far:

Amazon Kindle
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Color
Google +
Sync Service
Vcast Tones
VZ Navigator
Yahoo Finance
Yahoo News

What ELSE can we add to the list?

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I disabled all the samsung stuff that I didn't use. Basically everything but the S-voice. I had google music disabled for a while but I enabled it for the heck of it recently.
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Old July 12th, 2012, 01:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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OK, I searched for this, but I am missing it - or it just hasn't been compiled yet. What Verizon software that came installed by default is safe to disable?

I have tried to disable the voicemail app but have had no luck. There are several updates that came right away that I had to uninstall before I could disable some apps.

Here is what I've disabled - so far:

Amazon Kindle
Apps
Color
Google +
Sync Service
Vcast Tones
VZ Navigator
Yahoo Finance
Yahoo News

What ELSE can we add to the list?
Didn't even know about the two Yahoo apps; thanks.
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Google+ is rocking. Try using it rather than disabling it. it really is great.
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Google+ is rocking. Try using it rather than disabling it. it really is great.

Even if you don't have a google plus profile?
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So far I disabled:
allshare controller
allshare play
amazon kindle
apps
backup assistant plus
clock (digital, funky, modern)
color
dual clock (analog, digital)
email
exchange services
google play books & movies
kies air
media hub
music hub
polaris viewer 4.0
s suggest
samsung (account, bacup provider, cloud data relay, cloud syncadapters, push service)
setup wizard
sync service
tags
V cast tones
Verizon sso engine
vz navigator
weather
weather daemon
weather main
windy weather
yahoo finance, news

If you updated any of these apps, uninstalll the update to find the disable button. I want to disable messaging also becuase I am using Go SMS but I'm not sure if that would be a problem. I just got this phone yesterday, so I am not sure how safe it is to disable everything that I have disabled. Thanks for starting this post.
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Old July 15th, 2012, 10:55 AM   #7 (permalink)
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It don't matter if you disable google play books, Cause if you restart phone its enabled again atleast is for me. Even on nexus it did this.
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It don't matter if you disable google play books, Cause if you restart phone its enabled again atleast is for me. Even on nexus it did this.
As well as Google Play Movies & TV
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Yup.

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