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Support Can't uninstall twitter for android?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by EddieEC, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. EddieEC

    EddieEC Active Member
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    I can't uninstall it. Went through settings, nothing.
     

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  2. Who Cares?

    Who Cares? Well-Known Member
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    Unfortunately it was installed by Google like Amazon mp3. Need root to remove
     
  3. EddieEC

    EddieEC Active Member
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    God. They should let us choose which apps we want and which we do not.
     
  4. chistery

    chistery Well-Known Member
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    Maybe Twitter pay a nice sum to Google for it, which helps fund more developments?
     
  5. Bingo.. but i dont mind it anyway
     
  6. bburzzycki

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    Its only a problem because it merges Twitter contacts into our contact lists and then seems to really slow down the contact list population in general.
     
  7. MartinS

    MartinS Well-Known Member
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    One touch root and then use Titanium Backup to remove.
     
  8. bitxboi

    bitxboi Well-Known Member
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    only if you want Twitter contacts to sync
     
  9. Talderon

    Talderon Well-Known Member
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    I finally rooted, manally, no one-click and no bootloader unlocking. Well worth it. Removed Amazon MP3 and also Twitter... Well worth it for that...

    If you are not into custom ROM's, then there are plenty of lightly modded Stock ROM's out there that are very nice.

    I switched from ENOM's custom ROM back to a modded Stock ROM: [ROM] FRF91/FRG33 Stock, Deodexed, rooted, busybox, battery %, TB alert/wake 9/16/10 - xda-developers

    I did this mainly for stability. The custom ROM's are still wonky and had several issues with them. This one has been a gem!
     
  10. Mostly Harmless

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    I downloaded 1.6.1 from this thread, installed the apk, click root, rebooted, downloaded titanium backup and it tells me it could not acquire root privileges, any help?
     
  11. DellyBelly

    DellyBelly Well-Known Member
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    Do you have the "Super User" icon in your menu at all? Also, select "Problems" in titanium backup and let it run.
     
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  12. Mostly Harmless

    Mostly Harmless Well-Known Member
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    Do you need the donate version to remove apps like amazon and twitter, I click it and it tells me it can't find the apk file.
     
  13. DellyBelly

    DellyBelly Well-Known Member
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    Sounds like you need to enable "chuck norris" mode (not a joke) and then locate the app your trying to remove; the setting is under "Preferences" . Dunno if you need to be donate or not since Ive purchased it already.
     
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