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By vinz3nt, Member on 3rd September 2014, 08:24 PM
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Hello,

I use the s3 mini gt-i8190 for my work. Problem is that the memory is full after using it some time. A factory reset solves the problems for a few months.
I wish to remove the Samsung bloatware which I never use.

What are the posibilities for this phone. It currently runs Android 4.1.2 (I8190XXANA2)

A little help is much appreciated!
 
 
3rd September 2014, 08:40 PM |#2  
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First you need to root your phone, then you can remove bloatware apps.
3rd September 2014, 08:43 PM |#3  
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Ok. I tried to look for a proper root method. I've rooted quite some phones but for the s3 mini a lot of times the firmware version is mentioned and mine (XXANA) is never mentioned.


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4th September 2014, 05:36 PM |#4  
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2147852

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That is the way
4th September 2014, 05:39 PM |#5  
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Thanks a bunch!! I didn't come across this post somehow.

I will try tonight as soon as my kids are in bed!

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4th September 2014, 05:41 PM |#6  
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Going to try a new rom as well.

Anyone a good suggestion for the s3 mini?

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4th September 2014, 05:46 PM |#7  
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Try this!

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2478972
4th September 2014, 05:47 PM |#8  
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Thanks. Great tips you have!

Why not a 4.4.x rom?

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4th September 2014, 06:02 PM |#9  
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4.4.4 is also good but more bugs i think! Test the 4.3.1

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But for flashing a new Rom you need TWRP instead of CWM!

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Oh i see you know TWRP
5th September 2014, 09:31 AM |#10  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by vinz3nt

Thanks. Great tips you have!

Why not a 4.4.x rom?

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best 4.4.4 ROM for our device is slimKAT by Android-Andi.
Take a look here
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