After hard reset what apps should I delete/uninstall?

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    While that is true, it is important to only disable 1-2 items at a time. That way, if you have trouble with the phone after disabling apps, it's easy to determine the cause. Disable 1-2 apps, then test the phone for at least 6 hours, including running everything you normally use.


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    Good point. When I setup a new phone, or after a factory reset, I disable a ton of apps at once. But I know which ones they are and disable them on every phone. But in general, you make a valid point.

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    Gonna try that. Those warning that the phone may not work properly worries me.
     
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    Most apps display that message when you disable them. I have been disabling apps for years and never had a problem. If there ever is a problem just go back in and select Enable

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    I've disabled a few and nothing seems affected so far.
     
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    Good deal.

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    I know I'm a bit late, but here's a list of what I've disabled on my Verizon S8 Edge without an issue.
    • Amazon Shopping
    • Android System WebView
    • ANT Radio Service
    • ANT+ Plugins Service
    • Bixby Global Action
    • Bixby Service
    • Bixby Voice Stub
    • Briefing
    • Caller Name ID
    • Cloud
    • Dictionary
    • Gmail
    • Google Text-to-speech Engine
    • Google VR Services
    • Hancom Office Editor
    • Message+
    • My Verizon
    • My Verizon Services
    • OK Google Enrollment
    • Samsung voice input
    • Secure Folder
    • Security & Privacy
    • Verizon Location Agent
    • Voice Service
    • Voice Service Framework
    • Write on PDF
    • YouTube
    Many of them are only on Samsung devices, but it's a good start as to what you can likely disable without a system issue. There are also multiple games and Google apps that can simply be uninstalled.
     
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