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26th February 2011, 12:47 AM   |  #1  
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For those of you stupid enough to root your xoom (yea i did too), what apps have you deleted? Keep in mind there is no going back if you screw something up.

Things i have deleted safely.
Cordy
Dungeon Defenders
StringrayProgramMenu
StingrayProgramMenuSystem
StingrayQuickOffice
1st March 2011, 04:45 PM   |  #2  
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I got rid of the stock e-mail app. Something about having that app in my app drawer despite NEVER using it always drove me crazy on my OG Droid, so after flashing a ROM it was always my first thing to delete. (I'm talking the e-mail app, not the gmail app)

EmailGoogle.apk it is, although I only renamed the file extension w/Root Explorer, didn't actually delete it yet. Going to wait for a full recovery option before going that route
Last edited by huelsebu; 1st March 2011 at 04:49 PM. Reason: Specifying I used Root Explorer
1st March 2011, 05:40 PM   |  #3  
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NEVER delete an app from the system folder without a backup. OTA updates check for these files before they run, and they will not complete without them, no matter how stupid the app.

Instead rename the app by adding an extension such as program.apk.no and android will ignore it. It's really dumb to delete things forever.

You can also pull the apps to your computer using adb first.

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1st March 2011, 07:56 PM   |  #4  
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Exactly what I did!

EmailGoogle.apk ---> EmailGoogle.apk.bak

App gone, but file there for later
1st March 2011, 08:15 PM   |  #5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bauxite

NEVER delete an app from the system folder without a backup. OTA updates check for these files before they run, and they will not complete without them, no matter how stupid the app.

Instead rename the app by adding an extension such as program.apk.no and android will ignore it. It's really dumb to delete things forever.

You can also pull the apps to your computer using adb first.

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I just move them to sdcard. But I also have the system dump if needed.

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