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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by DrJD, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. DrJD

    DrJD Well-Known Member
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    Perhaps there is a thread already about this but I discovered today that if you long press on an app and then drag it down to the trash can and then hold it on the trash can for a few seconds a text pops up telling you to let go to uninstall.

    I have uninstaller, but this is a really handy quick way to uninstall a single app. Hope it helps!

    Edit: This applies only to Launcher Pro, apparently it does not work with stock as stated by the below posters. Sorry about the confusion.
     

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  2. solo170

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    that could be handy. havent tried it myself but ill give it a go next time i need uninstalling
     
  3. chrlswltrs

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    Just tried it, just makes it a little easier to uninstall an app you don't want anymore.
     
  4. edgeman4

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    Great find, thanks!
     
  5. wad7719

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    You must be using a different launcher, because my stock Droid X does not do that. But I know ADW launcher does...I am betting Launcher Pro does as well.
     
  6. chrlswltrs

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    I am using launcher pro plus
     
  7. DrJD

    DrJD Well-Known Member
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    Yes, this is with Launcher Pro, I haven't tried it in the stock launcher. Sorry if I didn't clarify that!
     
  8. edgeman4

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    Ha no wonder I couldn't get it to work!
     
  9. kwest12

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    I recommend editing your OP to include that piece of info.
     
  10. DrJD

    DrJD Well-Known Member
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    Done :)
     
  11. TeamPCBeach

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    I find when I do this the app is uninstalled, but its icon still shows up in the app drawer. The icon is not removed until I do a power cycle.
     

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