Hey great folks! I'm trying to uninstall system apps such as Gmail, Talk, Calendar and Google Search because I've never used them and simply don't want them on my phone. I run Android 3.2.7, Oxygen-2.3.2-Bravo. I've tried Root Explorer by deleting the .apk files from the 'system' folder, which usually won't work at all ("Delete failed"), and when it eventually somehow does work and the .apk files do disappear from the Explorer folder structure, the apps are still installed on my phone. Renaming an .apk file won't relieve me of the app in my app menu either, seemingly because this only creates a copy of it, with the different name. I draw this conclusion because I can't reverse the name change, being referred to the file name being occupied. This would explain how seemingly succeeding in removing an .apk file can allow the app to survive. Root Explorer won't actually remove the .apk files from my phone. I've also tried Titanium Backup, backing up everything including system data, and attempting "Un-install !"-ation. It starts "Un-installing" and reboots the phone. Apps are still there when the phone boots. What can I do? It can't be impossible to remove those apps. I mean, come on, I'm the Superuser, right? Merry Christmas!