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Filed Under (LG Optimus Series, LG Phone Problem and Solution) by lg-phones on 30-03-2011

We can remove the useless factory preinstalled apps to improve our LG Optimus M ‘s battery life. However you can’t uninstall factory preinstalled apps without rooting your LG Optimus M. Some apps can safely be removed, but some is necessary. LG Phone Problem and Solution

Just because an app is listed here does not necessarily mean that it is useless or that you will want to remove it. It only means that it can safely be removed without damaging anything else. LG-Optimus info

If you remove an .apk, then you can also remove the corresponding .odex. Not all apps will have an .odex

Apps safe to remove:

  • AnalogClockWidget.apk – Analog Clock widget
  • Boingo_Wi-Fi.apk – Boingo WiFi
  • Calculator.apk – Calculator
  • Calendar.apk – Calendar App
  • CalendarProvider.apk – Supports the calendar. Remove only if Calendar.apk and CalendarWidget.apk have been removed.
  • CalendarWidget.apk – Calendar Widget
  • CarHome.apk – Car Home – Remove CarHomeLauncher.apk if this is removed.
  • CarHomeLauncher.apk – Car Home Launcher – Linked to CarHome.apk
  • ClockWeatherWidget.apk – Clock Weather Widget
  • DeskClock.apk – Clock app
  • DigitalAlarmWidget.apk – Alarm Clock widget
  • DualClockWidget.apk – Dual Clock widget
  • Email.apk – Email app – Safe to remove if you use Gmail or some other email app
  • GoogleQuickSearchBox.apk – Google Search widget and app
  • Homeselector.apk – Home Selector – Will not work if LGHome.apk is removed
  • LG-MS690_MetroBackup_1.27_PRODBuild_10082010.apk – MetroBackup
  • LGHome.apk – LG Home launcher – Safe to remove only if another launcher is installed. Home Selector will not work if this is removed.
  • LGMS690_MetroNavigator_4.9.1_Build_57_10222010_rel _signed_PROD.apk – MetroNavigator
  • LGMS690_MetroPCS_EasyWiFi_V4.0.90.apk – EasyWiFi
  • LiveWallpapers.apk
  • LiveWallpapersPicker.apk
  • Loopt_Android_2.4.1_Oct.13.2010.apk – Loopt
  • MagicSmokeWallpapers.apk
  • Metro411.apk – Metro411
  • metroappstore-v1.3a.apk – MetroPCS App Store
  • MobileBanking.apk – Mobile Banking
  • MobilePosse.apk – MyExtras
  • Mocospace-1.2.4.apk – Moco Space
  • MPCS-MobileIM-0.4.24.2.apk – MobileIM
  • Music.apk – Music Player
  • MVC.MetroPCS.android02.apk – Virtual Card
  • PEX-3.1.1.1-metro-rc.apk – Pocket Express
  • PGA_Android.apk – Free Games
  • Protips.apk – Tips widget
  • RSSViewerWidget.apk – RSS Reader
  • SNS.apk – LG Facebook and Twitter app
  • Talk.apk – Google Talk
  • thinkdroid.apk – Think Free Office
  • UNO_DEMO_LG_MS690_EN_NONIGP_MetroPCs_TS_307.apk – UNO Game
  • YouTube.apk – YouTube video player
  • z7-android2x.apk – Mail@Metro

Following apps are forbidden to be removed:

  • Browser.apk – MetroWEB – Required for Android Market
  • Phone.apk – Phone app/dialer
  • Settings.apk – Settings menu

LG Cell Phone – Related Posts

Comments

robert coble on 3 December, 2011 at 9:31 pm #

How can i remove photobucket from LG optimistic?


Marga Waggoner on 18 October, 2012 at 9:16 am #

Im having metropcs preloaded apps activating themselves like mobile bank app, and other apps turning themselves on & wont close, eg boingo wI fi. Help i currently use as email & web access no phone service.


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