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    Default Deleting Stock Apps?

    Is it safe to delete stock apps from my nexus? Mostly, Calendar, mail, people apps? Can those be removed without causing any problems?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lornaevo View Post
    Is it safe to delete stock apps from my nexus? Mostly, Calendar, mail, people apps? Can those be removed without causing any problems?

    Thanks.
    I didnt know you could delete them, I thought you could only disable them. I dont see there being any issues, plus Google Play will prob have them to download if you want them back
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    You can't delete those apps without root access, but yes, you can probably disable most of those without any issues

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    Quote Originally Posted by UJ95x View Post
    You can't delete those apps without root access, but yes, you can probably disable most of those without any issues

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    If I get rid of them I can use third party apps for those features?
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    If I get rid of them I can use third party apps for those features?
    Yes, you can. What's wrong with the stock apps?

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    Quote Originally Posted by UJ95x View Post
    Yes, you can. What's wrong with the stock apps?

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    I prefer to use cal for my calendar and i use realcalc instead of the stock calendar.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lornaevo View Post
    I prefer to use cal for my calendar and i use realcalc instead of the stock calendar.
    Cool. You can go ahead and disable the stock app, you shouldn't have any issues. If you do, enable it again

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    Quote Originally Posted by UJ95x View Post
    Cool. You can go ahead and disable the stock app, you shouldn't have any issues. If you do, enable it again

    Sent from my Galaxy S4 running SlimKat 4.4.2
    Thanks for your speedy responses.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lornaevo View Post
    Thanks for your speedy responses.
    No problem. Glad I could help

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    You can use Titanium Backup, if rooted, to remove some stock apps. I would advise against removing calander, but some other stock apps aren't really needed (Currents/magazines/books, alternate languages for example).

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