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Remove Android Apps From Samsung Proclaim

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by w6pea, Jul 3, 2013.

  1. w6pea

    w6pea Newbie
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    I have a Samsung Proclaim on Straight Talk it's on the Net10 Network.
    There are a lot of Apps that were installed, that I do not use or have any intentions of using. Then I have installed a couple that I really do not like and want to remove. How do I un-install them. Just move them to the trash or how do i get rid of them completely.:thinking:

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  2. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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    If it's ICS/JB, you can disable some of the built in apps, other than that, rooting is probably the best (only) option.
  3. DarkJedi

    DarkJedi Android Enthusiast

    Proclaim is on Gingerbread (2.3.x). You cannot remove "factory installed" apps without rooting. Unless you know what you are doing, I don't recommend bothering to root your Proclaim to remove those apps. You accidentally remove the wrong one, and your phone could end up a paperweight. Also, should TracPhone (who owns Straight Talk and NET10) decide to update the phone again (they did an update earlier this year - to break tethering) that too could go wrong and cause issues.

    The Proclaim is actually one of the few phones I think is just fine without rooting.

    As for apps you installed... you are correct. Just go to your apps list and drag them to the "trashcan"... or if you go to "Manage Apps" in Settings... you'll see a tab called "downloaded" that lists all the apps you installed. Click on one and then click on "uninstall" button.

    Enjoy your Proclaim. It is one of the better phones I've used... better than the Defy XT I'm on now.
  4. ThatonedudexP

    ThatonedudexP Well-Known Member

    What's wrong with the Defy, DarkJedi? I was considering getting that, but the phone doesn't run on Verizon towers.
  5. DarkJedi

    DarkJedi Android Enthusiast

    As a phone itself, the big drawback is the itsy bitsy amount of internal memory it has. By default it is 512 MB (compared to the Proclaim's 1 GB)... and since I'm on Republic Wireless, it has even less... only around 300 MB. That lost space is used for the larger ROM required to run their VoIP hybrid code.

    Ultimately, I broke down and Rooted the phone so I could run Link2SD and expand that internal memory by 1GB. So the phone now has enough internal memory for more than just a couple of apps.

    As for coverage, the Defy XT I'm on through Republic Wireless runs on Sprint's FULL (Post-paid) network. That means I get coverage everywhere Sprint is, plus on Verizon and other networks wherever Sprint isn't. So it has awesome coverage. But the calls sometimes suck as they try real hard to use WiFi and other creative means to lower the expense of connecting your calls. I don't mind though as the service is dirt cheap... but the wife... she's mad as hell. She wants everything to always work perfectly.
  6. have proclaim & moved google services to sd card which was a mistake. Now play store & other google services won't work. Contacted Samsung about issues & they refered me to straight talk for solutions. by the way S.T. is actually a rip off. unlimited internet cuts off at 3gbs, half way through the month for me w/o tethering. good luck for they're the best choice here. if only boost had service here.

Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Forum

The Samsung Galaxy Proclaim release date was September 2012. Features and Specs include a 3.5" inch screen, 3MP camera, GB RAM, processor, and 1500mAh battery.

September 2012
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