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Discussion in 'Motorola Droid MAXX' started by chubby22, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. chubby22

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    Seriously considering switching to the droid maxx, within a few weeks. Was wondering how much bloatware is loaded on the phone. Also with the 32gig phone, how much is left for the user?

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    Looks like you're stuck on Verizon for the moment so if you stay there it will have more bloat than most other carriers. Just an fyi.
     
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    Of course you can root and debloat as well. Leeshor is correct, VZW has the most bloat.
     
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    Is it a complicated method, when rooting the maxx?

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    If you want root.... Buy the dev edition.

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    There really isn't a lot of bloat on this phone. If you can swing it, definitely get the Dev. Ed. if you want easy root. If you get one, I would recommend staying on 4.2.2 instead of updating to kk. The battery life is better on jb.
     
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    Ok. Thanks for all of the suggestions.

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    Storage available is about 25.5 GB after a factory reset, IIRC. There is some bloatware, the worst of which can be disabled. The biggest bloat apps I believe are NFL Mobile (34.8 MB!), Ingress (4.9MB), "Verizon Support & Protection" (6 MB), VZ Navigator (4 MB), Droid Zap (7 MB), and - the most annoying app of all, though not much storage taken - Caller Name ID (3.76 MB). But together it's a small fraction of 25 GB.
     
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    Thanks. That's not bad at all. Looking forward to getting this phone.

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    It varies from phone to phone. On Jb I got 8 hours screen time, on kk I got 10 hours screen time.
     
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    Have to say, this is very nice phone. Glad I made the switch..

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