Root Removing stock apps from my Intercept

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by quixotegut, Dec 16, 2010.

  1. quixotegut

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    I recently got an Intercept and I know that I'm probably not going to be using the Voice Search and Voice Dialer ever, but they are always running in the background. I have the ATKiller to help keep them at bay, but they always start back up.

    Any way to remove them?
     

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  2. one80oneday

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    You can use SystemApp Remover to remove stock apps but I tried to remove voice search/dialer and Android completely crashed...
     
  3. pastafarian

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    You need to root the phone to remove system apps.
     
  4. quixotegut

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    Well that sucks. The stock voice based apps constantly restart after I've killed them.

    Ah well... thanks for the help guys.
     
  5. Billkwando

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    Yeah, I don't think you wanna mess with those. The common wisdom is now that task killers are bad, and that most programs are running for a reason. Here, read this:
    http://lifehacker.com/5650894/andro...ed-what-they-do-and-why-you-shouldnt-use-them


    I also think that messing with the voice apps may break your phone or your ability to get to the Market (messing with any Google app or process via root, maybe?).
     

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