Galaxy Mini 2 Remove bloatware unwanted apps

1) Make sure you have root access on your phone – http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=27596546&postcount=1

2) Get to root console via adb and mount the system folder as read / write

# adb shell

# su

# mount -o rw,remount -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock3 /system

3) cd to the /system/apps folder

4) Here is a list of bloatware apps and their corresponding apk file names for the stock Samsung Galaxy 2 image

  • AllShare – Dlna.apk
  • News & Weather – GenieWidget.apk
  • Think Free Office – thinkdroid.apk
  • FM Radio – FmRadio.apk
  • YouTube – YouTube.apk
  • Voice Recorder – VoiceRecorder.apk
  • Keis – KeisAir.apk and Keis.apk
Here is another good resource to help you with figuring out what’s what and if it’s safe to remove or not: http://forums.androidcentral.com/optimus-v-rooting-roms-hacks/156703-guide-apks-their-purpose-safe-not-remove-big.html

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