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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by markdoc, May 22, 2019.

  1. markdoc

    markdoc Android Expert
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    I was going through my phone and discovered a running app named "Parking Assistant". I looked under my installed apps and it wasn't there. I have no idea how it started or what it does. I finally found it under System apps but I still can't figure out how it got started or what it does. I don't own a car and only use Uber or Lyft. Any information would be appreciated. Capture+_2019-05-22-07-14-23.png

     


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    Post #14 by Medstar1, May 23, 2019 (1 points)
  3. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    If it's a system app it's incorporated into Google
     
  4. markdoc

    markdoc Android Expert
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    Thanks, but I realize that system apps are part of Android and Android is from Google.
    But what does it do ?
     
  5. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    huh, i just looked and i do not have it on my note 8. my guess is that it is just that........if you park your car someplace, it will remember it.
     
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  6. markdoc

    markdoc Android Expert
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    I didn't know they had apps like that. Thanks. But one more question, since it doesn't have an interface, how can you use it? It's very strange.
     
  7. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    its probably part of your gps navigation. it might have a feature like that.
     
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  8. markdoc

    markdoc Android Expert
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    Thanks, sounds reasonable.
     
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  9. PitCarver

    PitCarver Android Expert

    I checked mine, and didn't see it.

    Then I thought that I may have disabled it with Package Disabler...sure enough I had. I drive but I know where I park my car.

    I can't find any reference to it anywhere either.

    Check out this debloat article. I believe that the same list is also on the XDA site.

    https://appuals.com/how-to-safely-debloat-the-lg-v40-without-root/
     
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  10. markdoc

    markdoc Android Expert
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    Thanks. That even has a description of what it does. I still don't know how you could use it, but since I don't drive, it really doesn't matter.
     
  11. PitCarver

    PitCarver Android Expert

    We all know that there are apps that are installed so that they're on the NEXT release. for what it's worth, I found this in the G8 ThinQ manual.
    MyScreen_2019-05-22-09-56-10.png

    There are no corresponding settings on the V40. This, so far, is the only mention of the app, that I've found. Even checked the LG SmartWorld app.
    Not listed.

    IDK
     
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  12. markdoc

    markdoc Android Expert
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    Can't thank you enough for going the extra distance. I never thought to check the newer phones. Now it all makes sense.:thumbsupdroid:
     
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  13. PitCarver

    PitCarver Android Expert

    Guess I'm a bit OCD when it comes to certain things.
     
  14. markdoc

    markdoc Android Expert
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    I'm glad you are!
     
  15. Medstar1

    Medstar1 Member

    I don't know if this is related but when utilizing Google Maps to navigate to a location, a parking feature pops up asking me if I want to activate it to save my parking location.
     
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  16. markdoc

    markdoc Android Expert
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    I think that's very relevant. That must be how its activated. Thank you very much. Either LG put it on our phones without documentation or Google did. Between you and Pitcarver, the mystery is solved.
     
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  17. PitCarver

    PitCarver Android Expert

    The more information that you get the easier searching will be.
    Collaboration with Google maps and LG. I never use ma phones map/GPS function, still have a stand alone GPS.

    MyScreen_2019-05-23-10-22-18.png
     
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  18. markdoc

    markdoc Android Expert
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