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By jaime4272, Senior Member on 8th February 2014, 09:43 PM
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HI. I was wondering if I can delete the apk's in my root app folder after it was install to save space or do I need to keep theme. I have over 2gb of data in the app apk folder and I was looking into free more space by deleting theme. so can I ?...
 
 
8th February 2014, 10:20 PM |#2  
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HI. I was wondering if I can delete the apk's in my root app folder after it was install to save space or do I need to keep theme. I have over 2gb of data in the app apk folder and I was looking into free more space by deleting theme. so can I ?...

If you want to run Sony firmware but want it a bit less bloat then try DoggRom or monxDIFIED (I think monx has some removed, but cant see what)
8th February 2014, 10:22 PM |#3  
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HI. I was wondering if I can delete the apk's in my root app folder after it was install to save space or do I need to keep theme. I have over 2gb of data in the app apk folder and I was looking into free more space by deleting theme. so can I ?...

Apk's are program files so if you delete them they don't work. There's a thread somewhere about which system files you can delete safely http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...46176101<br />
You can uninstall themes etc normally through the app manager.

It's not like windows where you get an install file that you can delete afterwards.

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8th February 2014, 10:40 PM |#4  
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Ok. I guess is better off not to mess with the apk folder yo.. Thanks.
8th February 2014, 11:49 PM |#5  
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Ok. I guess is better off not to mess with the apk folder yo.. Thanks.

If you are rooted then just go into /system/apps and delete the ones you want.
Then head to /data and delete the core apps you don't want. Its easy.

Just make sure you know what you're deleting. Lord made a list of ones that can be deleted and those that require other lib files so shouldn't be deleted.
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okey dokey. thanks
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