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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Remeniz, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. Remeniz

    Remeniz Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Ok. I have two Samsung app's that are warning me for an update. Is there anyway I can get rid of the two app's? I won't be using them.
     

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  2. lunatic59

    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum
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    To get rid of the carrier installed apps, you'll have to root your phone and then you can use Titanium Backup to get rid of them.
     
  3. Remeniz

    Remeniz Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Dang!

    Ok then. I didn't fancy rooting my phone though. So I guess i'll just make do.

    Thanks.
     
  4. Sydney99

    Sydney99 Android Expert

    before rooting, I created an "unused" folder and dropped all the bloatware on my phone into that.

    it doesn't remove them obviously, but at least i didn't have them filling up my apps pages
     
  5. Remeniz

    Remeniz Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Good little tip there, thanks.

    I don't mind that I cannot remove them as long as they're not syncing or running in the background.
     
  6. Riche101

    Riche101 Android Enthusiast

    Rooting voids warranty

    I just hid mine in a group in the app drawer if you also just flash to the latest firmware that removes a lot too
     
  7. Remeniz

    Remeniz Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    How do I check which Firmware i'm running? Is it the Kernal version i'm looking at?
     
  8. lunatic59

    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum
    Moderator

    menu>settings>about phone it's Android Version
     
  9. Remeniz

    Remeniz Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Ah, i'm running 2.3.3
     
  10. Kabizm

    Kabizm Newbie

    How do you make groups in the app drawer?

    i've tried making folders but it doesn't seem to be possible on my phone.

    app>menu> edit> add folder or add page then i get a blank box with an x in the corner if i press add again i get the choice to delete the apps on that page.

    Please help!

    thanks
     
  11. Sydney99

    Sydney99 Android Expert

    edit, instead of pressing folder, drag and drop onto app screen. you'll then get the option of adding a name etc
     
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  12. Riche101

    Riche101 Android Enthusiast

    Click App drawer, click choose group then setup new catalog I called it main and just transfered all the apps that I use n need into it and made sure that was the default one that opened with app drawer
     
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  13. jammie1212

    jammie1212 Member

    i dont want to root my phone either. how do i flash to get the latest firmware? thanx
     
  14. Twinn

    Twinn Android Expert

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The Samsung Galaxy S2 release date was April 2011. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 1GB RAM, Exynos 4210 Dual processor, and 1650mAh battery.

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