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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by banzai75x, May 19, 2011.

  1. banzai75x

    banzai75x Newbie
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    I just got to .595. I was wondering what all these "authenticator" apps are. For example, LastFM Authenticator. LinkedIn Authenticator, etc.

    Were these there before? I never noticed them (perhaps because I went to Apex right away.)

    Is it safe to freeze/remove these apps?
     



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  2. Flying_Hellfish

    Flying_Hellfish Android Enthusiast

    I believe they are the login authenticators for the "social networking" application.
     
  3. cougar214

    cougar214 Android Expert

    You can freeze them. You won't be able to use your social networking apps, i:e facebook, but if you don't use any of the social networking it won't hurt anything. DO NOT UNINSTALL THEM! Should you decide to flash your phone with a different rom you will have to SBF back to stock first.
     
  4. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    I use the "multi-select" function in Root Explorer to bulk move them to a directory on my SD card. That way I can easily move them back if I want to.

    Check the sticky at the top of the forum, there are a few you shouldn't remove.
     

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