1. anon(2947110)'s Avatar
    Is it possible to delete stock android apps? I use Google hangouts for texting now, and I want to delete the stock messaging app. For now I'm just hiding it, also unchecked marked all it's settings. For some reason when I un-hide it, my messages from hangouts will be in the stock messages app... My phone is not rooted btw

    Posted via Android Central App
    03-14-2014 10:43 PM
  2. dpham00's Avatar
    You can delete apps if you are rooted. Without root, the most you can do is disable certain apps. This can be done under applications in the settings menu

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
    Sent from my Verizon Sansung Galaxy S III
    03-14-2014 10:50 PM
  3. anon(2947110)'s Avatar
    I tried to disable it but it's not even highlighted for me to press disable

    Posted via Android Central App
    03-17-2014 03:39 PM
  4. DavidsTech's Avatar
    If it's grayed out then you can't disable it. You don't have to use it though.

    Sent via Note 3
    03-17-2014 04:07 PM

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