1. AC Question's Avatar
    I was looking at my apps the other day looking for things to get rid of and found several apps, all called Mobile and having various different MB values. What is this and is it something that can safely be removed?
    03-15-2017 11:19 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Which phone? Were they only in the Settings>Apps menu, or were they in the App Drawer? If they're only in the Settings>Apps menu, and there's no Uninstall button, then they're preinstalled system apps, and you shouldn't mess around with them.
    03-16-2017 02:17 AM
  3. kafcook's Avatar
    They ARE uninstallable and it is a Moto X Pure Edition. I can't determine if they are connected to anything or if it's malware of some type. I have actually uninstalled a few of them with no deleterious effects (that I know of).
    03-16-2017 06:15 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Are you on Bell in Canada? If so, it's probably this: Mobile 1.0
    03-17-2017 01:21 AM
  5. kafcook's Avatar
    No, I'm in the USA, in the South. I'm about as far from Canada as you can get. I am now getting rid of them... Seems sketchy to me.
    03-17-2017 01:47 AM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    But is that the app? Is the icon the same? Did you get your phone brand new from your carrier, or used/refurbished from a private seller or reseller?
    03-17-2017 09:15 AM
  7. kafcook's Avatar
    No, the icon is just a very generic android symbol. It was brand new direct from Motorola, so no bloatware.
    03-17-2017 11:05 AM
  8. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Hmm, not sure what they might have been. I wish there was a way to look at an app's info to figure out who the developer is, but once the app is installed, I don't think that shows up anywhere.
    03-17-2017 11:51 AM

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