As many other Android smartphones, the LG Spirit 4G comes with a lot of bloatware loaded on when it’s out of the box.

These system apps I listed below can be disabled/uninstalled without a security error appearing. Tested on my phone without any problem:


  • chrome
  • facebook
  • google play books
  • google play magazine
  • google play movies & TV
  • google play music
  • google+
  • maps
  • metro block it
    yahoo movies
  • yahoo sportacular
  • street view
  • total protection
  • twitter
  • weather


  • metro studio
  • metro 411
  • my extras
  • pocket express
  • lg smart world

How to Disable apps on an LG Spirit 4G

  1. Home –> Menu –> Settings –> Apps –> Tap on the ‘All’ Tab
  2. Look for the app you want to disable, in my case, i want to disable Google Play Movies & TV.
  3. The app might’ve been updated earlier, uninstall these updates.
  4. The ‘Disable’ button will show up, hit that!
  5. This will result in a pop-up menu asking if you’re sure you want to disable this. Press OK.
  6. You’re Done! However, if you want to Enable the App, look for the app you disabled and press ‘Enable’.

Disabling an app you can’t delete (such as google play) will remove it from the app drawer and annoy you less, and won’t show any update reminders.

Just remember, deleting Google Play Books (BooksTablet.apk), Google Play Magazines (Magazines.apk,) and especially Google Play Movies & TV (videos.apk) will brick your device. Do not be stupid!

In case you have bricked your phone, follow the guide will return your phone back to stock:

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This script will help you easily control (enable/disable) the soft-key LED back lights on your LG Connect 4G with the click of a widget.

All things you will need:

How to install: download script manager, install it, give it SU permissions.

  1. First download and install the SManager app above and give it SU permissions.
  2. Use a root explorer and move the script from the SD Card your system/etc/init.d folder (If the init.d folder is not exist, just create one)
  3. Go into SManager and locate the 2 scripts. Click on them and tap the little star button in the top left to make them a favorite. And click the little SU icon while your at it!
  4. Add the widget to your home screen, run the script and turn off the display and then turn it back on.
  5. Enjoy a light free phone

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Hi guys, the stock rooted Android 4.1 ZVB Rom is now available for the Sprint LG Optimus G to download at the end of this article.

In order to install this rom, you will need:

  • Freegee – you can download it from google’s markets
  • TWRP
  • Stock Rooted Android 4.1 ZVB ROM

Caution: I have posted a method on how update Sprint LG Optimus S to Android 4.1 VZB and keep root access. But it will require stock pure ZV9 pre-installed on your device. In this method, you do not need ZV9, this ZIP can be flashed clean.

How to install the rom:

  1. Unlock Bootloader using Freegee (This app allows you unlock LG Optimus G’s bootloader and install TWRP)
  2. Download and put the ZVB update to your device
  3. Install TWRP
  4. Reboot your phone into TWRP
  5. Wipe system, cache, and dalvik cache in TWRP
    • Optional: I recommend flashing the radio update prior to zvb [Download] [Link2]
  6. Installed stock ZVB ROM.
  7. Rebooted and enjoy

Congratulations: you have the stock rooted zvb on your Sprint LG Optimus G. You can unlock bootloader and install TWRP now.

Information about the rom:

  • Odex
  • V1.25 SuperSu
  • 1.19.0 Busybox

Stock Rooted Android 4.1 ZVB ROM Download:


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