1. zhowland's Avatar
    I just got the phone and LOVE it. Just not going to root it right off the bat and would like to get a list of the Verizon bloat i can take off the phone/disable and stop updates for. I am sure there is a list somewhere i just haven't been able to find it. Please link one in my post would really appreciate it. I have removed all amazon stuff didn't know if google stuff was safe to disable. Just hoping to get some more battery life!
    06-09-2013 05:33 PM
  2. majorpayne's Avatar
    1. Removing apps will not save battery life if you never launch the programs in the first place.
    2. If you truly want to remove them you need to root. Other just look on xda under Verizon s4 and you will find what you are looking for

    Give a man a fish he eats for a day. Teach him to fish he eats a lifetime

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    06-09-2013 07:05 PM
  3. DarkSorrow's Avatar
    AllShare ControlShare Service 1.0.0 (com.sec.android.allshare.service.controlshare)
    AllShare FileShare Service 1.4r476 (com.sec.android.allshare.service.fileshare)
    Amazon 2.2.5 (com.amazon.mShop.android)
    Amazon MP3 2.7.3 (com.amazon.mp3)
    Audible 1.4.3 Market 473 (com.audible.application)
    Backup Assistant Plus 2.0 (com.samsung.vmmhux)
    BlurbCheckout 1.0 (Build 64) (com.blurb.checkout)
    Caller Name ID 1.14.6 (com.cequint.ecid)
    Com2uSPoker 1.2.5 (com.com2us.c2sholdem.normal.freefull.samsungapps. global.android.samsung)
    Email 4.2 (com.android.email)
    EpsonPrintService 1.0.0 (com.epson.mobilephone.samsungprintservice)
    Factory Test 1.0 (com.sec.factory)
    FWUpgrade 1.2.0 (com.sec.android.fwupgrade)
    Google Play Books 2.6.41 (com.google.android.apps.books)
    Google Play Magazines 1.2.0 (com.google.android.apps.magazines)
    Google Play Movies & TV 2.3.7 (com.google.android.videos)
    Google Play Music 4.4.811H.526848 (com.google.android.music)
    Group Play 2.0.253 (com.samsung.groupcast)
    Help 1.0 (com.samsung.helphub)
    HP Print Service 1.0 (com.hp.android.printservice)
    Kies via Wi-Fi v42_1304_1_2 (com.sec.android.app.kieswifi)
    Match3VS 1.0.117 (air.com.playplus.canimalMatch3VS)
    Mobile print 2.0 (com.sec.android.app.mobileprint)
    Mobile tracker 1.0 (com.android.settings.mt)
    MobilePrintSvc_CUPS 1.0 (com.siso.app.generic)
    MobilePrintSvc_CUPS_Backend 1.0 (com.siso.app.genericprintservice)
    My Files 1.0.0 (com.sec.android.app.myfiles)
    NFL Mobile 1.0 (com.mobitv.client.nfl2010)
    S Memo 2.17.422276 (com.sec.android.widgetapp.diotek.smemo)
    S Note Provider 13.01.6000 (com.sec.android.provider.snote)
    Samsung account 1.4.0077 (com.osp.app.signin)
    Samsung Books 1.00.040601.4 (com.sec.readershub)
    Samsung Cloud Data Relay 2.1.4 (com.sec.android.sCloudRelayData)
    Samsung Cloud Quota 1.1.7 (com.sec.android.scloud.quota)
    Samsung Games 1.00.040401.5 (com.sec.android.app.gamehub)
    Samsung Hub 1.00.040603.1 (com.sec.everglades)
    Samsung KNOX 1.0 (com.sec.knox.containeragent)
    Samsung Link 1.6.0405 (com.sec.pcw)
    Samsung Music 1.00.040600.2 (com.samsung.music)
    Samsung Push Service 1.1.7 (com.sec.spp.push)
    Samsung SBrowser Bookmark SyncAdapter 1.1 (com.sec.android.sCloudSyncSBrowserBookMark)
    Samsung SBrowser Tab SyncAdapter 1.2 (com.sec.android.sCloudSyncSBrowserTabs)
    Samsung SNote SyncAdapter 1.2 (com.sec.android.sCloudSyncSNote)
    Samsung Syncadapters 2.5.6 (com.sec.android.sCloudSync)
    SamsungHubUpdater 1.00.040405.1 (com.sec.everglades.update)
    Setup Wizard 1.0 (com.sec.android.app.setupwizard)
    Story Album 1.0 (com.samsung.android.app.episodes)
    Story Album Widget 1.0 (com.samsung.android.app.storyalbumwidget)
    Travel 1.0 (com.samsung.android.tripwidget)
    TripAdvisor 3.0.0 (com.tripadvisor.tripadvisor)
    Verizon Mobile Security 1.3.0 (com.asurion.android.verizon.vms)
    Verizon Tones 5.1.4 (com.vzw.hs.android.modlite)
    Viewdini 1.0 (com.verizon.viewdini)
    Voice Recorder 0.1 (com.sec.android.app.voicerecorder)
    VZ Navigator 1.0 (com.vznavigator.SCHI545)
    Weather Widget 0130418.01 (com.sec.android.widgetapp.ap.hero.accuweather)
    Wi-Fi Direct 2.0.0 (com.sec.android.app.FileShareClient)
    Wi-Fi Direct share 2.0.0 (com.sec.android.app.FileShareServer)
    Yahoo! Finance 130406.01 (com.sec.android.widgetapp.ap.yahoostock.stockcloc k)
    Yahoo! News (com.sec.android.widgetapp.ap.yahoonews)
    Oxyman80, DachsieMom and 804hokie like this.
    06-09-2013 11:48 PM
  4. Kiwi in Perth's Avatar
    That com.sec.android.sCloudSync process is really annoying. Its not working properly on my S4 , crashes all the time and its screwed up my Google Calender as the two are tied up.
    07-29-2013 08:15 PM
  5. exempli_gratia's Avatar
    Something else, looks like you can go through the apps you Disable, and clear their data to free up some storage (if you're really never going to use the apps).
    07-31-2013 05:52 PM
  6. exempli_gratia's Avatar
    1. Removing apps will not save battery life if you never launch the programs in the first place.
    It will save battery if the apps start on bootup by default. And some of them do. The annoying Caller ID app comes to mind, for instance.
    07-31-2013 05:54 PM
  7. majorpayne's Avatar
    Mine never did when I wasn't rooted with a custom ROM
    08-02-2013 03:26 PM
  8. exempli_gratia's Avatar
    Mine never did when I wasn't rooted with a custom ROM
    Something put up the 4g icon even on WiFi, and I think it was really caller ID (was one of the bundled apps, since went away once I disabled a bunch of the fluff).
    08-02-2013 09:16 PM
  9. Oxyman80's Avatar
    Thank you kindly, I already saw and disabled; i saw they were using data .. and done.

    AllShare ControlShare Service
    blurb checkout
    google play

    and will be disabling the rest now ...

    I am new to this all. Thanks again.
    03-13-2015 07:52 PM
  10. Oxyman80's Avatar

    i just went down this list and disabled them except I stopped at Samsung account.
    the above comment says;

    If you truly want to remove them you need to root.

    I just plan old simple disabled and unchecked the 'show notifications' checkmark..

    is this adequate. ???
    03-13-2015 08:16 PM
  11. Oxyman80's Avatar
    How do I root?
    03-19-2015 12:18 PM
  12. Jet lee2's Avatar
    No need to root use package disabler pro to disable all bloarwares
    10-01-2015 05:56 AM
  13. Arthur Mcbride's Avatar
    That's not entirely true, quite a few apps consistently run in the background using very important battery power. My note 4, set up my way has 33 apps consistently running in the background.
    07-04-2016 05:18 PM

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