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Verizon Testing Unwanted App Removal on LG G3

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Jul 25, 2014, 7:26 AM   by Eric M. Zeman

Verizon Wireless is trialling a new policy on the LG G3 that allows owners to remove bloatware. Like many smartphones, the G3 ships with preloaded applications selected by Verizon. Device owners have no say in which apps are preloaded and may find them useless or uninteresting. Typically, preloaded apps cannot be removed from smartphones. That changes with the LG G3. According to Verizon, preloaded "applications can be completely and entirely uninstalled by the customer via the standard uninstall process." Customers need to use the built-in Android app manager to delete any unwanted apps. Deleting apps frees phones of clutter and clears valuable storage space. Verizon didn't say if it will expand the trial to other devices.

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Jul 25, 2014, 8:49 AM


It's about time.

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You won't get away with this, MCP! 😡
I'm actually surprised it's the Big V that's the first on this "trial".

Then again, what is there to "trial"? You want to make sure it's okay by the users to get rid of unwanted VZBloatware?

I think we are all okay with that, especailly since th...
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