1. Joeypatrick's Avatar
    I've been having trouble this phone I just got it two days ago got way too many Factory at is having trouble with it and need know what I can get rid of what I can't
    02-28-2019 05:41 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Sorry, are you saying that the phone has too much bloatware preinstalled? That's a common issue with these Lifeline phones -- I suspect it's one way the program gets the phones subsidized, thereby making them free for those who qualify for the program. Most bloatware can't be uninstalled, only Disabled in the Settings>Apps menu. You'd have to root the phone in order to uninstall bloatware, and not every phone has a root exploit available.
    02-28-2019 12:10 PM
  3. Joeypatrick's Avatar
    my date has been used up till out too often and batteries dying real quick I just want to know if there's any way to find out my phone's been hacked is the ZTE z3001s
    03-09-2019 12:56 AM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    I merged your threads, since your second post seemed to be a continuation of the first one.

    You can see what's been using your data by going to the Settings>Data Usage menu. From what I've seen in the forums, a bunch of those Lifeline phones have adware preinstalled (which you can't get rid of), so those might be chewing up some data if they're constantly serving you ads. There are many many reasons for battery drain, and being hacked is probably 500th down the list. Charge up to 100%, then let it drain to 20-30% with normal usage, without charging in between. Then show us:

    1. The main Settings>Battery screen.
    2. The fullscreen battery graph screen (which shows Awake time and Cell Signal Strength).
    3. The Screen category (to see total Screen On time).
    4. The Cell Standby category, if present (to see Time Without Signal).


    http://forums.androidcentral.com/gen...d-central.html
    You might have to install a 3rd party battery monitor, like GSam Battery Monitor, to get the Cell Signal Strength graph.
    03-09-2019 01:00 AM

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