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Wifi and Mobile Data Hiccup / NC2 (4.4.2) or greater

OP anticloud

19th May 2014, 07:31 AM   |  #11  
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not exactly...
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Originally Posted by Snegtul

So you ripped out all or most of the google stuff and suddenly your phone runs great. But how is it not completely useless? Why on earth would you rip out all the SMS apps? You de-googled, de-samsunged, and de-verizoned your phone and you're left with what exactly? By my reckoning the phone should be basically useless without any of the software from these 3 companies.

I guess I'm curious why you wouldn't just flash and AOKP rom and be done with it? Or, you know, buy a nexus device.

I had setup my apps that I want, and then removed the frameworks and the applications (google, Samsung, Verizon**) -

** there are some basic apps I use, like My Verizon / Voicemail - the essentials, that's it. I found a way to not engage location (real gps, not Verizon location services or google services)

I use Samsung's phone / sms etc...

So, what am I left with -

I am left with a phone that is closer to "just" a phone. There are apps, but basic apps...
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