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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Qoo, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. Qoo

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    I have two leftover icons on my phone which are from software that is no longer installed. They just appear as grey squares with x in the middle. Is there any way to get rid of them? I searched all over the internet, but couldn't find any information.
     

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    It would be far easier on the poster of the forums if you could provide us with some background info in all of this, besides this other tidbits:


    • Phone model
    • Android Version
    • Do you have any custom launcher/home app?
    • Which apps were the ones that you removed?

    ...and any other info you think would help us understand your problem.
     
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    You can't drag them to trash? Or long press and get a delete option?
     
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    Sorry, I didn't know it was different for every phone model.
    I have a Sharp SH-12C. I didn't install any custom launcher or home app.
    The Android version is 2.3.3.
    One app is the game UNO, which after uninstalling left this grey square with the X behind. Another one came with a SIM card I used in Vietnam. It was called SIM Toolkit, I don't know what it was for. Since I'm in another country using a different SIM card now all that it left behind is the aforementioned square (although the new SIM card gave me a new SIM Toolkit).

    The icons are not in the Home screen, where I could drag them to the waste bin, but in the app screen. As far as I know there is no waste bin there. Long pressing only makes them drag and droppable.
     

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