**Apps you should NEVER delete from your spirit.**


Last Updated: 2014-03-20 01:02:20
  1. Ubercharrge

    Ubercharrge Well-Known Member

    Just a small warning, avoid deleting Google Play Books (BooksTablet.apk), Google Play Magazines (Magazines.apk,) and especially Google Play Movies & TV (videos.apk).

    Deleting these files will brick your device. Just a tip. ;)

    Instead of deleting this, you can disable it, which is nearly the same as deleting it. Just follow this guide on how to :
    http://androidforums.com/lg-spirit-4g/693271-how-disable-apps.html

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  2. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

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  3. Ubercharrge

    Ubercharrge Well-Known Member

    Awesome! :D
  4. GameTheory

    GameTheory Well-Known Member Developer

    For the unsafe apps to un-install you can do this with the stock app manager....

    ---List of apps I have disabled or un-installed.
    ---Click on menu then app settings - all
    ---(d)disabled______(u)un-installed

    chrome - d
    facebook - d
    google play books - d
    google play magazine - d
    google play movies & TV - d
    google play music - d
    google+ - d
    maps - d
    metro block it - d
    yahoo movies - d
    yahoo sportacular - d
    street view - d
    total protection - d
    twitter - d
    weather - d
    metro studio - u
    metro 411 - u
    my extras - u
    pocket express - u
    lg smart world - u

    There are still more stock apps that can be disabled or un-installed. These are just the ones I did. You can get rid of most of them, with the exception of 2 or 3 apps.
  5. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    I actually tried LGSmartWorld, you know what it is? It's another app store and there are apps in there that you cannot find on Google Play *cough*youtube downloader*cough*.
  6. Ubercharrge

    Ubercharrge Well-Known Member

    Sorry YouTube downloader, but tube mate is better :D
  7. howeejr

    howeejr Well-Known Member

    I deleted them and didn't get bricked, but I have them backed up, should I restore?
  8. skrapmetal

    skrapmetal Well-Known Member

    What did you delete? I was bricked as soon as I tried to reboot from backing up.
  9. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    That's what I meant. They have that app in lgsmartworld :D
  10. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    I think it's just google movies that bricks...I could be wrong though.
  11. Ubercharrge

    Ubercharrge Well-Known Member

    Yeah google movies is the one that bricks.(videos.apk morning call error)
  12. howeejr

    howeejr Well-Known Member

    Everything Google play
  13. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

  14. howeejr

    howeejr Well-Known Member

    it died last night, booted up this morning and seen the security error :(
  15. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    Time to unbrick.
  16. howeejr

    howeejr Well-Known Member

    yea im following the guide but still have to wait until the firmware is downloaded.
  17. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    Yea, it's big.

    Anyone want to start torrenting it?
    It would be faster to download if we all started seeding :)
  18. howeejr

    howeejr Well-Known Member

    My phone's drivers won't install when i plug it in, why is that, i tried to update driver in the properties too it won't work. is it my computer?
  19. skinlab

    skinlab Well-Known Member

    Download the LG drivers and manually install on your computer. That's what I had to do.
  20. alfick3

    alfick3 Well-Known Member

    +1 That's probably the best way to do it; straight from the LG website.
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  21. skrapmetal

    skrapmetal Well-Known Member

    I've learned alot going from the Esteem to the Spirit since I never owned a Motion... like what NOT to delete since the Esteem never had these files. It's a different animal for sure.
  22. alfick3

    alfick3 Well-Known Member

    Like you, I'm learning. I'm coming from the Optimus M+; going from a 3G phone with Gingerbread to a 4G with ICS. I'm reading, reading, reading. Also learning from those of you who have deleted something they shouldn't have. :D
  23. howeejr

    howeejr Well-Known Member

    yes me too, esteem is way different
  24. howeejr

    howeejr Well-Known Member

    thanks, ill try that method out
  25. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    Try installing the drivers from my unbrick guide. Those should work.

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