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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ju1c3, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. ju1c3

    ju1c3 Well-Known Member
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    Someone wanna tell me how I get rid of ROM manager? Uninstall is greyed out.
     

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  2. DizkoDan

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    If it was baked into a ROM, then it's possibly not in the standard location, so you might have to manually remove it.
     
  3. ju1c3

    ju1c3 Well-Known Member
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    wasn't baked in. installed it myself cuz virtuous said it could be updated through it. well you cant update it through the free version so i wanna remove it.
     
  4. Jakaro

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    The premium version is well worth it, makes flashing roms and mods super quick and easy. Just an FYI.
     
  5. DizkoDan

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    You might have to delete it via adb. That said, it's well worth the $4 for the premium version, and it supports probably the most important dev on the android scene.

    Something like:
    adb remount
    rm /system/app/RomManager.apk
    pm uninstall com.koushikdutta.rommanager
    adb remount
     
  6. ju1c3

    ju1c3 Well-Known Member
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    understandable about supporting the guy but i get along just fine with normal clockwork and doing my roms that way. id buy it if i felt i had a need for it. i appreciate these people and their work no doubt. hell i donated like 10 bucks to adry and i dont use his roms anymore.

    it just makes me wanna kick puppies and infants when i cant uninstall something that should be uninstallable.
     
  7. Jakaro

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    thats understandable, but you can install any rom with this app, not just his.
     
  8. ju1c3

    ju1c3 Well-Known Member
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    oh i know. its cool man. just wanted to get rid of something i wasnt using. we'll see if i buy it.

    either way though, needs an uninstall option.
     
  9. Weazol

    Weazol Well-Known Member
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    if you updated virtuous it is now baked in as of 2.7

    Edit> however you can remove it by using adb or get root explorer app and delete it from system apps
     
  10. supermax

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    For those of you who get "'pm' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file."

    adb remount
    adb shell rm /system/app/ROMManager.apk
    adb shell pm uninstall com.koushikdutta.rommanager
    adb remount

    Worked beautifully for me. Thanks DizkoDan!
     

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