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    Default Help can't deactivate Airdroid

    I installed Airdroid from the play store. Needed to have administrative privileges for the find phone feature. The problem is this app is junk (unfortunately). Now there is now uninstall! When opening the play store there are two options, open or deactivate. I push deactivate and I get a pop up. It says the app has administrator privileges and must be deactivated. The only option is Ok. So, I push Ok and nothing happens. In the device application settings the buttons for force stop and uninstall are grayed out. I'm stuck. Any advice is welcome. How do I get this off my phone?

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    Default Re: Help can't deactivate Airdroid

    I turned off everything in the app, not sure what did it but was able to uninstall from the play store. I will not use again. Beware!

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    Default Re: Help can't deactivate Airdroid

    You have to do it within the application. In the settings they'll be a uninstall option.
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    Default Re: Help can't deactivate Airdroid

    You have to go into Device Administration and uncheck the box next to the app. After that you can uninstall.
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    Default Re: Help can't deactivate Airdroid

    Go into Settings>Application manager and down to AirDroid. Clear cache, Clear data then Uninstall. Been using AirDroid for about a year and no problems with it.
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    Default Re: Help can't deactivate Airdroid

    1) Don't panic

    2) Go to Settings > Security > Device Administrators

    3) uncheck the checkbox next to airdroid.

    4) uninstall like normal.
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    I use Easy Uninstaller from the Play Store. It cleans out the app, and the "leftovers", too.
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    Talking Re: Help can't deactivate Airdroid

    thx you so much i been trying to uninstall it all day thx again

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