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How do I remove this app?

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Twicearee, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. Twicearee

    Twicearee New Member
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    The sales girl installed Goggles on my phone when I bought it because she said I would really like it; I don't - I want to remove it but it does not show up in my list of installed applications. Is there another way to uninstall a program?
     

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  2. mountaineerndixie

    mountaineerndixie Well-Known Member
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    Just go to the market and look it up and choose it like you were going to install it and it will show a button to uninstall instead. Choose it and it will remove it.
     
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  3. (G)

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    Google Goggles came to my Moto Droid as part of the 2.1 update. I just realized that you can't uninstall it because of that.
     
  4. blackvyper

    blackvyper Well-Known Member
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    With root on your phone these kinds of things become non-issues. I had Goggles.. it was good for about 3 or 4 items scans then away it went!
     
  5. Twicearee

    Twicearee New Member
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    Just go to the market and look it up and choose it like you were going to install it and it will show a button to uninstall instead. Choose it and it will remove it.[/QUOTE]

    When I do this the uninstall button is greyed out and it will not let me choose that option.
     
  6. bluenova

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    It's because it's a core app. The only way to remove these is with root access.

    You don't specify your phone so I can't offer a guide.
     
  7. mountaineerndixie

    mountaineerndixie Well-Known Member
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    When I do this the uninstall button is greyed out and it will not let me choose that option.[/QUOTE]

    Didn't realize it was a core app. I got Goggles from the Market after the fact. Sorry....
     
  8. DellyBelly

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    Didn't realize it was a core app. I got Goggles from the Market after the fact. Sorry....[/QUOTE]

    Well it wasn't always a core app until the latest update, so a lot of people probably don't/didn't know this.
     

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