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Root Removing Icons from App Tray

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by pancake_old, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. pancake_old

    pancake_old Guest
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    Okay, so I used Titanium Backup to freeze, then uninstall some of the bloatware apps on my DX. However, the icons are still found in the app tray and clicking them generates a FC.

    Is there any way to get rid of the icons permanently? I know I can hide them with LPP but that only hides them; I want to eliminate them.

    Any ideas?
     

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  2. Bert336

    Bert336 Well-Known Member
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    Root Explorer, system, app, Click the Mount R/W to change to Mount R/O.

    Search for the icons you need to remove, RENAME the .apk to .bak

    Change the Mount R/O to Mount R/W and exit, you should be good to go.
     
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  3. pancake_old

    pancake_old Guest
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    Thanks for the response. As it turns out, this was user error - the apps that were left and giving me the FC were in fact only frozen, not uninstalled. Once I uninstalled them with TB they disappeared from the app tray.
     
  4. Bert336

    Bert336 Well-Known Member
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    Good to hear that, Have fun now :)
    although you will be better loading a clean ROM, IMHO ;)
     
  5. draconius

    draconius Well-Known Member
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    If you use LauncherPro you can also remove them from your app tray
     
  6. esemes

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    why cant i get kindle to go away?

    Ive used explorer to rename the other junk, but the amazon .apk is the only one related (as far as i know)....

    SMS
     
  7. Airmaxx23

    Airmaxx23 Well-Known Member
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    The kindle is listed as: redding-7648-signed-zipped.apk
     
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  8. esemes

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    thank you, yet again.........
     

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