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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by biscuitlad, May 18, 2010.

  1. biscuitlad

    biscuitlad Well-Known Member
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    Hi -

    I installed some apps hosted on mediafire (Gallery3D, Voice Search, etc). I was following links from a well known page recommending tips and improvements to an HTC Desire.

    How do you uninstall stuff like that? Normally you have to go via the market, but in this case I can't.

    Having read the thread on unsafe apps, I'm worried I've got these things from an untrusted source.

    What can I do if I want to get them off my phone?

    Thanks
     

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    Go to settings>applications>manage apps>(application)>uninstall
     
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    You can also install Astro app manager... if you dont alreday have it.
    You can use this to install and uninstall non market apps
     
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    Thanks guys for the info. Yes, I have Astro. Still slightly concerned about whether it would really remove everything a malicious app might add to your phone. :thinking:
     

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