How to uninstall VZW software upgrade assistantGeneral


  1. moosechomp

    moosechomp New Member

    I plugged my Galaxy S4 in at work and it installed the VZW upgrade assistant software and I am now unable to uninstall it. I do not have administrative privileges. Does anyone know how to get rid of it?
    Thanks

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  2. Goodspike

    Goodspike Well-Known Member

    I doubt you can, absent rooting. But don't worry. Other than taking up a bit of space most the bloatware installed by carriers doesn't really do anything. It probably doesn't slow down your device at all.
    ocnbrze likes this.
  3. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    welcome to AF!!!!!!!!

    i moved you to the s4 forum for better views.

    but you will need to be rooted as goodspike mentioned.

    is there a reason why you want to remove it?
  4. Farnk

    Farnk New Member

    I'd like to remove it because every time I plug it into my PC (two to three times a day), the PC starts up an Internet Exploder window to advertise Verizon, slowing me down. Drastically.

    I'd like to check it on demand, maybe once a week.

    (I plug it into the PC to update various files (e.g., DocsToGo) throughout the day)
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