1. streetkilln's Avatar
    Lucky verizon users..

    Verizon lets LG G3 customers remove 'bloatware' apps - FierceWireless

    Sent from my LG-D850 using Tapatalk
    07-25-2014 09:12 PM
  2. TheTruth5442's Avatar
    Saw this earlier today. I've been investigating this phone like a hawk seeing as I'm getting it next week from Verizon. Thanks for calling me lucky.
    07-25-2014 09:41 PM
  3. blaidth's Avatar
    I'd like to see it happen
    07-25-2014 10:48 PM
  4. TheTruth5442's Avatar
    I'd like to see it happen
    I have seen multiple sources claiming this, I'll find out when I get my hands on one next week. I posted a little quote below from the source that explains how it works.

    "Pre-loaded applications will install in the background during the activation and set up process," Verizon said in a statement to the blog Droid Life. "Once setup is complete, the applications will appear in the applications folder as though they have been traditionally pre-loaded. However, there IS one key difference; the applications can be completely and entirely uninstalled by the customer via the standard uninstall process. Customers will not incur any data usage or charges for the download and installation of these applications."
    07-25-2014 10:51 PM
  5. apcplaza's Avatar
    I was able to uninstall Hotels.com. I have VS985.

    Posted via Android Central App
    07-25-2014 11:07 PM
  6. TheTruth5442's Avatar
    I was able to uninstall Hotels.com. I have VS985.

    Posted via Android Central App
    It may have just been rumors then...
    07-25-2014 11:51 PM
  7. Distorted Loop's Avatar
    I was able to uninstall Hotels.com. I have VS985.

    Posted via Android Central App
    Same here, and Clash of Clans, too.

    However ISIS, IMDB and all of the Verizon branded crap won't uninstall. Seems like you can "disable" most of them though.

    Easy enough to root this phone and use titanium to freeze or uninstall.
    07-26-2014 12:23 PM
  8. Raptor007's Avatar
    Sounds like its only the stuff they download during the setup process. The rest is in the LG OS build Verizon gets.
    07-26-2014 04:04 PM

Similar Threads

  1. my phone won't let me swear!
    By krijmo in forum LG G3
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 12-28-2014, 09:12 AM
  2. Best cases for the LG G3?
    By ajonesma in forum LG G3
    Replies: 25
    Last Post: 09-04-2014, 08:50 AM
  3. Replies: 7
    Last Post: 07-26-2014, 05:52 PM
  4. G3 g screen
    By budven in forum LG G3
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-25-2014, 09:06 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD