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[Q] Deleting APKs from /data/app

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Default [Q] Deleting APKs from /data/app

Thinking like Linux, the APKs being stored in /data/app (in Adroid) that I could delete these installer files. Then everything started crashing, so I figured I would force a reboot. Now my Nexus 5 is stuck in an animated bootup. I cannot force it OFF to do a factory reset, as I cannot pull a battery. I will have to let the battery drain.

Factory reset as I understand is VOL UP & DOWN and POWER buttons

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What name file are you deleted

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What name file are you deleted

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all the APKs similar to deleting the DEB/RPM installer files in Linux ROOT

However, I resolved this issue with:

Nexus ROOT Toolkit v1.8.0 to reset to factory

I am now back to factory

BTW, do NOT delete APKs from /data/app unless you do not want that app anymore.
 
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I think your deleting apk is system app... so u always go to boot loop cause your system cant load data system after you delete that...

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