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  1. stray_pube

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    Just curious what things are completely unneccessary so I can clean up the app drawer a little. Things like Blockbuster? Vlingo? Asking here because I don't want to delete something I shouldn't.
     

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    You will need to root your phone to delete those preinstalled bloatware apps.
     
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    how do u do that if im already rooted...i wanna get rid of stuff like Vlingo..
     
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    You don't need to be rooted to un-install any of those apps. Go to Settings --> Applications --> Manage Apps. From there you can select an app and it will give you the option of removing it.

    You can do without Blockbuster, ATT Navigator, Family Map and Vlingo.

    None of the apps listed there are vital to the phone. Just make sure you stay on the first tab which says 'Downloaded'.
     
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    Not with the Atrix. It allows you to uninstall bloatware that is listed in the downloaded tab.
     
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    DFW
    it worked for me.
     
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    Vlingo isn't in the "Downloaded" tab. Can I still uninstall it?
     
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    Yes. If its on one of the other tabs, you can still uninstall it. It won't affect your phone at all.
     
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    I wish I could uninstall Vlingo, but my Atrix won't let me. I attached a screenshot as proof.
     

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    Yeah for some reason vlingo isn't able to be uninstalled! Everything else can be!!
     
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    Damn, that's weird. I've never tried to uninstall it as it doesn't really consume much data or battery and I could see it as being useful, so maybe it can't be removed. I just assumed it could be since it was on the list of apps.
     
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    I think you need vlingo to use voice dialing
     
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    No, that's 'voice command'. Vlingo allows you to video chat and 'make calls' using data.
     
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    I thought Vlingo was nothing more than a speech recognition software used for voice commands and speech-to-text.
     
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    OK, you're right. I must be mixing it with the other chat app *thinks* I don't think Vlingo comes with the Atrix? I have Blurr 'Voice Command' (double click on the home button to activate).
     
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