Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,741,079 Members 50,810 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

Remove Voicemail app from phone

Tip us?
 
liquidrezin
Old
#1  
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 104
Join Date: Mar 2008
Default Remove Voicemail app from phone

Hey all, does anybody know the location of the apk for the Verizon Voicemail app? I was able to remove all the bloatware that I wanted, but I couldn't find where the voicemail app is. I tried searching for "voicemail" and "vvm" using root explorer, but it didn't find it.
 
robocuff
Old
#2  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 81
Posts: 269
Join Date: Jul 2011
/system/priv-app/VVM.apk
 
liquidrezin
Old
#3  
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 104
Join Date: Mar 2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by robocuff View Post
/system/priv-app/VVM.apk
Thanks, but it isn't there. The icon still shows up in my app drawer.
 
robocuff
Old
#4  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 81
Posts: 269
Join Date: Jul 2011
Don't know what to say then. I've got it froze in titanium backup and that's the path it shows for it.
 
liquidrezin
Old
#5  
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 104
Join Date: Mar 2008
So I decided to load Viper and found the VVM.apk where you said it was and was able to remove it. Thanks, still not sure why the stock ROM wouldn't remove the icon though.
 
calebcabob
Old
#6  
calebcabob's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 141
Posts: 318
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Bristol County, Massachusetts
Check out my thread on getting Verizon visual voicemail to work!
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2768874

Sent from my SCH-I545 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
Posted with my XDA Premium VIP Gold app
 
rcklss1
Old
#7  
rcklss1's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 130
Posts: 712
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Poconos
I think it stays because its tied into the messages app... If you scroll right in the messages app there is a voicemail tab... Possibly whatever base viper is on doesn't have vvm tied into messages?

Sent from my HTC6525LVW using Tapatalk


Device: VERIZON M8
 
dottat
Old
#8  
dottat's Avatar
Recognized Contributor
Thanks Meter 753
Posts: 1,926
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: york, pa

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by rcklss1 View Post
I think it stays because its tied into the messages app... If you scroll right in the messages app there is a voicemail tab... Possibly whatever base viper is on doesn't have vvm tied into messages?

Sent from my HTC6525LVW using Tapatalk
Right and you risk breaking bubble count notifications if you remove it too.

Sent from my SM-T320 using Tapatalk

The Following User Says Thank You to dottat For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


XDA PORTAL POSTS

Give Your Screen Some Color with HexaTime Live Wallpaper

We don’t often cover very many live wallpapers here on the XDA Portal. You may … more

Android Wear App Review: Command Google Now with Commandr – XDA Developer TV

OK Google. Make Me a sandwich. How many times have you … more

Play Your Hits and Learn the Lyrics with NextGen Music Player

There are plenty of music players for Android available in Play Store. They … more

Control Your Toast Notifications with SlicedToasts

Toasts are delicious, even in their Android flavor. In Android, toast doesn’t lead … more