1. digitalbreak's Avatar
    After the upgrade, I can see the following new apps and I am unable to uninstall them. Did ATT just add them to their list?

    1. ATT Code Scanner
    2. ATT Ready2Go
    3. WildTangent Games App
    4. KeyVPN
    5. Wi-Fi Hotspot


    I can assure you they were not present before the upgrade and also confirm I dont have any dodgy app that could have downloaded these other apps!

    Does anybody these? Easiest way is to open app drawer and scroll to the bottom to find these apps.
    10-08-2013 06:56 PM
  2. DaHui623's Avatar
    Same here. One of the first things I did was disable them all and then hide them from the app drawer.

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    10-08-2013 06:59 PM
  3. digitalbreak's Avatar
    Damn ATT! Why do they keep adding these (cr)apps!
    10-08-2013 07:01 PM
  4. DaHui623's Avatar
    For real. I also noticed the carrier string in the corner is now persistent. It used to go away after a few seconds.

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    10-08-2013 07:03 PM
  5. digitalbreak's Avatar
    You mean top left? I don't see any change there - It goes away after a few seconds for me.
    10-08-2013 07:04 PM
  6. DaHui623's Avatar
    Yeah. It's staying on screen for me. Perhaps there is a setting somewhere.

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    10-08-2013 07:09 PM
  7. shadow536's Avatar
    I got the same issue. It stays there... I'll try to see what I can do. I notice that if I put airplane mode on, it will constantly say "Airplane mode is on" in that area too.
    10-08-2013 07:51 PM
  8. That70sGAdawg's Avatar
    The only AT&T programs I leave enabled are wifi and hotspot to save data
    10-08-2013 08:31 PM
  9. shadow536's Avatar
    Multiple restarts and other random methods have not helped with the AT&T logo. If there are no notifications to display in the top left of the status bar, it says AT&T. It doesn't fade away unless there is a notification...
    10-08-2013 09:57 PM
  10. usguyver's Avatar
    Multiple restarts and other random methods have not helped with the AT&T logo. If there are no notifications to display in the top left of the status bar, it says AT&T. It doesn't fade away unless there is a notification...
    I don't have that problem.

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    10-08-2013 11:13 PM
  11. pbtxit's Avatar
    I use the Power Toggles notification widget and that makes the AT&T label go away. Don't know why but it works.

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    10-08-2013 11:14 PM
  12. Topdown77027's Avatar
    The Wi-Fi app just seems to be a faster way to get to the Internet sharing/Hot Spot abilities of the HTC One. It used to be buried in the Wireless and Networks settings, now it's faster to access if you use it often and want to leave the app on one of your home screens.
    10-09-2013 08:19 AM
  13. garyf33's Avatar
    Multiple restarts and other random methods have not helped with the AT&T logo. If there are no notifications to display in the top left of the status bar, it says AT&T. It doesn't fade away unless there is a notification...
    Mine is the same way unless I have a notification showing, once I clear the notification though AT&T comes back. Not a big deal though to me.
    10-09-2013 08:26 AM
  14. ET1078's Avatar
    So I have extra phone, camrea, internet, power, and usage icons in my app drawer after the update...any thoughts on what to do with these?
    10-09-2013 09:22 AM
  15. shadow536's Avatar
    Mine is the same way unless I have a notification showing, once I clear the notification though AT&T comes back. Not a big deal though to me.
    Hmm... I'm going to say this is not a bug. I can live with it. It was just odd at first.
    10-09-2013 09:44 AM
  16. DaHui623's Avatar
    So I have extra phone, camrea, internet, power, and usage icons in my app drawer after the update...any thoughts on what to do with these?
    Before the update any icon in the quick launch bar wouldn't show up in the app drawer. That was changed with this update.

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    10-09-2013 10:39 AM
  17. ET1078's Avatar
    Ah, didn't see that in the change list, can they be hidden from the app drawer or do I need to just stick them in a folder or something?

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    10-09-2013 11:53 AM
  18. DaHui623's Avatar
    Ah, didn't see that in the change list, can they be hidden from the app drawer or do I need to just stick them in a folder or something?

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    Just put them in a folder. If you hide them it will remove them from the quick launcher.

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    10-09-2013 05:12 PM
  19. ET1078's Avatar
    Just put them in a folder. If you hide them it will remove them from the quick launcher.

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    thanks!
    10-09-2013 06:17 PM
  20. pfilias's Avatar
    I'd say the dirtiest new app is the Wild Tangent Games app. You open it and it starts downloading games right away. The worst thing about it is that these games are ad-based. You can't uninstall this app. All you can do is disable it.

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    10-11-2013 12:21 AM
  21. DaHui623's Avatar
    I'd say the dirtiest new app is the Wild Tangent Games app. You open it and it starts downloading games right away. The worst thing about it is that these games are ad-based. You can't uninstall this app. All you can do is disable it.

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    Seconded. The addition of that app was pretty shady. I disabled it and hid it immediately.

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    10-11-2013 08:31 AM
  22. Pat Glennon's Avatar
    If I am not mistaken it looks like a bunch of AT&T bloatware (pinch me) was removed with the upgrade. I had foldered up a bunch in the app tray and that folder is far less populated than it was prior to upgrade.
    10-11-2013 12:33 PM
  23. TroyCt's Avatar
    That sucks, I've been a loyal ATT customer for at least 15 years this pisses me off, why would you make a game app mandatory?
    10-22-2013 11:37 PM
  24. Almeuit's Avatar
    That sucks, I've been a loyal ATT customer for at least 15 years this pisses me off, why would you make a game app mandatory?
    $.


    Also.... AT&T adding bloatware? This isn't new! :P.

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    10-23-2013 03:30 PM
  25. BDWebber's Avatar
    I also got Wild Tangent in an ATT Android 5.1 update to my LG G4 last night. I was able to uninstall the app before it opened.

    The ATT rep didn't know anything about it, but offered to wipe my phone and restore factory defaults. Nice...
    10-09-2015 09:58 AM

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