1. anon(782252)'s Avatar
    Ran across this over on XDA so I thought I would bring it here. Allows you to disable apps that you don't want.

    How to Remove Bloatware from Your Android Device

    There's also a thread that was recently started on XDA and a couple people have posted text files that the program can load up with files to block.

    Bloatware Tool | LG G4 | XDA Forums


    Haven't tried it yet but probably will later today.

    Developers thread on XDA.
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/andr...bloat-t2998294
    06-24-2015 03:08 PM
  2. dpham00's Avatar
    Does it let you disable apps that you can not disable through the application manager?

    Sent from my Verizon LG G4
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    06-24-2015 03:25 PM
  3. anon(782252)'s Avatar
    Does it let you disable apps that you can not disable through the application manager?

    Sent from my Verizon LG G4
    From what I have read, I believe it does.
    KPMcClave likes this.
    06-24-2015 03:28 PM
  4. dpham00's Avatar
    From what I have read, I believe it does.
    Interesting. Then again you would have to be real careful otherwise you can remove something important.

    Sent from my Verizon LG G4
    06-24-2015 03:39 PM
  5. anon(782252)'s Avatar
    Interesting. Then again you would have to be real careful otherwise you can remove something important.

    Sent from my Verizon LG G4
    True. But it just disables and removes the icon from cluttering the app drawer.

    And yes, I just disabled Sprint Zone which I was unable to do from App Manager.
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    06-24-2015 03:45 PM
  6. BBSeattle's Avatar
    You were able to connect to the program without root?
    It says "Lollipop, Jelly Bean and below require root access" right before the download link.

    Ran across this over on XDA so I thought I would bring it here. Allows you to disable apps that you don't want.

    How to Remove Bloatware from Your Android Device

    There's also a thread that was recently started on XDA and a couple people have posted text files that the program can load up with files to block.

    Bloatware Tool | LG G4 | XDA Forums


    Haven't tried it yet but probably will later today.
    06-24-2015 03:59 PM
  7. anon(782252)'s Avatar
    You were able to connect to the program without root?
    It says "Lollipop, Jelly Bean and below require root access" right before the download link.
    Yes, it connected just fine. Root is required to remove apk's but we can disable without root.
    06-24-2015 04:01 PM
  8. anon(782252)'s Avatar
    I updated OP with the developers thread on XDA.
    06-24-2015 04:01 PM
  9. BBSeattle's Avatar
    Gotch'ya, thanks!

    Yes, it connected just fine. Root is required to remove apk's but we can disable without root.
    06-24-2015 04:06 PM
  10. BBSeattle's Avatar
    I downloaded the latest Debloater tool, updated drivers.....does not recognize that my phone is connected. Thoughts?, thanks.






    I updated OP with the developers thread on XDA.
    06-24-2015 04:13 PM
  11. anon(782252)'s Avatar
    I downloaded the latest Debloater tool, updated drivers.....does not recognize that my phone is connected. Thoughts?, thanks.
    You might have to checkout the developers thread that I linked in my OP.

    Do you have USB debugging on?
    06-24-2015 04:16 PM
  12. BBSeattle's Avatar
    Yeah, debugged, watched the vid and read through the developers thread.....very weird.
    Everything is a go except that it won't recognize......oh well.

    You might have to checkout the developers thread that I linked in my OP.

    Do you have USB debugging on?
    06-24-2015 04:23 PM
  13. anon(782252)'s Avatar
    Yeah, debugged, watched the vid and read through the developers thread.....very weird.
    Everything is a go except that it won't recognize......oh well.
    Hmm. Honestly not sure. I didn't mess with drivers I just used what I had already installed from my G3. Not sure if they are up to date or not.
    06-24-2015 04:26 PM
  14. BBSeattle's Avatar
    No worries, great tool if you can get it to work...LOL.
    Deleted program, reloaded...de-authorized computer...reauthorized...now tired of messing with it.
    Thanks for posting!
    Maybe someone else will have issues and figure out what's up.

    Hmm. Honestly not sure. I didn't mess with drivers I just used what I had already installed from my G3. Not sure if they are up to date or not.
    06-24-2015 04:52 PM
  15. anon(782252)'s Avatar
    No worries, great tool if you can get it to work...LOL.
    Deleted program, reloaded...de-authorized computer...reauthorized...now tired of messing with it.
    Thanks for posting!
    Maybe someone else will have issues and figure out what's up.
    Only other thing that I saw was toggling usb debugging worked for someone.
    06-24-2015 04:55 PM
  16. BBSeattle's Avatar
    Toggled it so many times my finger hurt.....

    Only other thing that I saw was toggling usb debugging worked for someone.
    06-24-2015 06:45 PM
  17. KPMcClave's Avatar
    This will sound dumb if you did, but important if you didn't...did you check your phone's screen when you plugged in to the computer and waited for the debloater to connect? There was a popup on my phone I had to acknowledge before the debloater connected.
    06-24-2015 07:54 PM
  18. KPMcClave's Avatar
    So far, so good.
    06-24-2015 11:01 PM
  19. BBSeattle's Avatar
    Never got a Pop up.
    Not sure what's going on.

    This will sound dumb if you did, but important if you didn't...did you check your phone's screen when you plugged in to the computer and waited for the debloater to connect? There was a popup on my phone I had to acknowledge before the debloater connected.
    06-24-2015 11:51 PM
  20. anon(782252)'s Avatar
    Never got a Pop up.
    Not sure what's going on.
    I never got a pop up on my phone either.

    I saw someone mention installing LG bridge over on XDA of the tool won't recognize the phone.
    06-24-2015 11:59 PM
  21. BBSeattle's Avatar
    Reloaded drivers, installed LG Bridge....finally worked.
    Very cool program.
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    06-25-2015 02:37 PM
  22. anon(782252)'s Avatar
    Reloaded drivers, installed LG Bridge....finally worked.
    Very cool program.
    Awesome. Glad you got it working.
    BBSeattle likes this.
    06-25-2015 02:44 PM
  23. tardus's Avatar
    Anyone using this with T-Mobile H811?
    07-21-2015 03:24 PM
  24. Tactikon's Avatar
    I had the same problem. I restarted program, then plugged in device to computer and received a dialog box asking if i wanted to allow usb debugging. I clicked 'yes ' and program read device(galaxy j7).
    03-06-2017 12:39 PM

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