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just rooted my phone but not sure how to work it. HELP!!!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by gramlights4, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. gramlights4

    gramlights4 Lurker
    Thread Starter

    I just did the one click root from xa-developers, it worked fine, my question is how do i begin to use it? i want to delete all the junk that comes with the phone. how do i go about doing that? i got the ninja guy in my apps and when i go into it the screen is just black with the tittle of super user, what next? any help would be great...it's on a t-mo vibrant running 2.1
     


  2. perpetual

    perpetual Member

    I rooted my phone today too. to remove the stuff I believe you need to download the app that will allow you to remove it. I've seen a couple of apps that do it but you have to pay for them. I don't know if there are free ones available. I haven't done it because i'm still reading how all these things work. I have a lot of reading to do.
     
  3. The K-Zoo Kid

    The K-Zoo Kid Well-Known Member

    Yeah i want a way to uninstall unused apps also.. I did the lag fix today though :) i would highly recommend it.
     
  4. robo21

    robo21 Android Expert

    Have a look at this and see what you think: http://androidforums.com/all-things-root-vibrant/145274-util-vibrant-gps-fix-rooted-users.html
     
  5. perpetual

    perpetual Member

  6. flywatt

    flywatt Member

    Download Android Mate (free) from the Market. Open the application. Go to Apps Manager tab, then System. Pick an application you would like to delete. Long click that application, and scroll down to properties. Open properties, and write down the name of the file you would like to delete.

    After you've done that, go to File Explorer tab. Hit the back arrow until you get the "no parent directory" message. Then go to system>app This is where you delete your applications. Delete the .apk and .odex file for the applications you dont want.

    Here's a list of what I deleted:
    Avatar, Dual Clock, Email, GoGo, Info Alarm (Daily Brief), Kindle, Layar, Mini Diary, MobiTV, Sims 3, Slacker Radio, Telenav, Thinkdroid, Visual Voicemail.


    Be careful what you delete. I deleted Talk and Talk provider, and it caused me a world of trouble. The applications I listed above didn't cause any trouble after I deleted them. If you run into any problems, see my forum post here: Start deleting bloatware from Samsung Vibrant. - Page 3 - Android Forums
     
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  7. spiz

    spiz Android Expert

    IMPORTANT!

    Never delete anything that you're unsure about. Always ask whether or not it's safe. Most of it is pretty obvious, but if you start to get carried away and become unsure, just ask around. Plenty of people will help!
     
  8. fjweinbk

    fjweinbk Newbie

    I just rooted my phone today but when i did it i was so nervous that while at menu screen i mistakenly pressed the power button. It scared the doo doo outta me. but when the phone start i see the superuser ninja app. my question is: is that all? did i do it right? i thought theres the busybox thingy? please help noob.
     
  9. fjweinbk

    fjweinbk Newbie

    Just dled Android mate, ran the app did everything you said but kept getting "some files cannot be delete" why is this happening?
     

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