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General Removing/uninstalling PreInstalled apps

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by i3igi3yrd, May 1, 2010.

  1. i3igi3yrd

    i3igi3yrd Member
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    So there are a bunch of apps that I have no desire to see on a regular basis. This is my first android phone (coming from a BB) and I could usually remove apps from the listing of core apps in the desktop software, but haven't learned how to do this with the Android OS.
    The specific apps I'm talking about are the ones that came on the phone like Twitter, Flickr, and Peep. Any help?
     

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  2. Howie

    Howie Well-Known Member
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    not without rooting... and not sure if that's possible then or not. I've never rooted an Android phone (yet)... hopefully one day
     
  3. Anonimac

    Anonimac Your mom goes to college.
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    most of the time you don't want to truly "remove" anything, but you can "comment out" any app and prevent it from starting up or consuming any resources.
     
  4. Adamx

    Adamx Well-Known Member
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    how do you comment out an app?
     
  5. Plumrt

    Plumrt Guest

    Can you comment for us?
     
  6. CRPercodani

    CRPercodani OFWGKTA
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    You can't do it without root access. Removing or commenting out/renaming.
     

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