1. smccloud's Avatar
    Ok, I am looking at getting a Hero for my next phone. I am wondering though if its possible to remove the NFL & Nascar apps. I have them hidden on my Curve 8330 since I don't use them at all and I'd rather just reclaim the memory on my next phone (I should say I have the install links hidden on my Curve). Or is the Hero like the Curve in the fact that they are just install links?
    10-30-2009 12:13 PM
  2. Darth Pooh#CB's Avatar
    They are REAL programs installed to ROM, which means they are baked into the device, can't uninstall em.
    10-30-2009 12:30 PM
  3. natrixgli's Avatar
    Since they are basically advertisements, I would imagine it would be difficult if not impossible to remove them, and possibly a violation of some agreement somewhere.

    There is no obvious way to remove them on a stock Hero. Combined they take up a hair over 1MB of storage. (516KB each)

    I've installed a handfull of apps (pandora, taskkiller, tunewiki, album art grabber, google voice, shopsavvy, sipdroid, android-vnc-viewer, droid mini golf, amazon.com, phoneflicks, shazam, facebook, battery widget) and I'm showing about 90MB internal storage remaining so I think the gain would be negligable.

    Cheers,

    -n8
    10-30-2009 12:36 PM
  4. Darth Pooh#CB's Avatar
    Well, I just removed some apps and some cleared the cache out of some others... went from 47MB to 58MB. I'd love to be at 90MB

    We need ROOT so we can install/run from SD card.
    10-30-2009 01:05 PM
  5. Ukyo's Avatar
    Well, I just removed some apps and some cleared the cache out of some others... went from 47MB to 58MB. I'd love to be at 90MB

    We need ROOT so we can install/run from SD card.
    Which apps did you remove? The ones that came stock on the phone? How'd you do that?
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    10-30-2009 01:46 PM
  6. Darth Pooh#CB's Avatar
    Which apps did you remove? The ones that came stock on the phone? How'd you do that?
    Nope, some stuff I went slap happy with in the Marketplace, games and whatnot. Spent 40 bucks my first 3 days of owning the phone :P

    In order to remove those, we would need to basically create a new ROM without those apps "cooked into them". For that, we need ROOT... for that... well, we need someone brilliant at this point.
    10-30-2009 02:28 PM
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