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  1. MLGOverdriiveX

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    im looking for a way to remove some of the pre installed apps off my new droid x, like the amazon and block buster crap, that i will never use, ive seen some info on it but since the x is new and im not very familiar with smart phone operating systems i was wondering if someone else could give me the step by step on how to do it. or a link to a guide that tells me how.
     

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    From home screen: MENU > Settings > Applications > Manage Applications

    Tap the application and click uninstall.
    Or get an unistaller app from the market. It makes it a lot easier.
     
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    No that only works for normal apps im talking about uninstalling the amazon and blockbuster apps here is a way to do it but u need to download browsers and file managers
     
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    Hey, I'd like to know how to do it too! :thinking:

    You can find those pre-installed apps through Settings -> Applications -> Manage applications, then tapping menu -> Filter and selecting all. You can change settings of the pre-installed apps, but can't uninstall them. :( Anyone knows how to do that?
     
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    Can't get any app to uninstall the pre-installed apps. I especially detest Blockbuster and want it off my phone. Any help?
     
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    You can not remove any pre installed apps like the Amazon and the blockbuster..You have to root ur phone to be able to uninstall those apps.
     
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    That's an interesting thing to say. I could rephrase that as "You cannot do that, unless you can do that." So the real question is, what's the easiest way to root the phone...
     
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    There is a thread for that.
     
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    Go to the App Market, install the blockbuster app. It will warn you that it will replace the existing version, you say ok. Once installed, go to manage applications and ...uninstall. poof - gone.
     
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    I tried downloading Blockbuster from the apps market to 'update' it in order to delete the pre-installed app. It does NOT work. You cannot delete these factory-installed apps.
     
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