How to stop Market auto ap loading?

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  1. Goblynn93

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    I did a factory reset on my phone and the Market went out and brought back all the aps I was trying to get rid of! Every single ap I had before the reset is back... How do I stop this?? I can't find anything in accounts/sync or the Market that allows me to turn this off! The Verizon store told me that Astro was doing it and to uninstall Astro before I did the reset... well I did that... and they still came back!!
     
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    Have you uninstalled them? Open the market, hit menu, downloads, choose an app and hit uninstall. Your apps are linked to your google account, and unless you un-link them, they will continue to sync every time you wipe your phone.
     
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    Is this a new thing? Froyo 2.21 thing? I've not had my phone do this in the past... but I've not done a factory reset since the update.

    I did uninstall Astro, as Verizon store told me to, and did a factory reset after that... BUT Astro came back! All the programs whether I uninstall them through Applications>Management, Market>Downloads, or use something like Advanced Task Manager batch uninstall, they come back!

    Is there a way to turn off the automatic reloading of the programs I had? I don't see any options in any Sync menu... maybe through my Google account online? The Market has no options for any settings at all that I can find... (which is horrible... better search for the market would be awesome... some options for search sorting, etc... the search is SO limited the way it is now) If I wanted them all back I wouldn't be doing a factory reset!

    I factory reset my phone to clear out all the aps I don't want. Phone is/was VERY slow... factory reset and it was nice and fast again... The Market autoloaded all the aps back and now the phone is slow again. What's the point of a Factory Reset if its just going to push out all the crap you tried to get rid of?

    I asked the Verizon "Droid Expert" about this and the whole concept confused him. He said this is not a normal thing for my Droid to do... The next day the Verizon store lady asked me if I had Astro and told me Astro would do that kind of thing and I should uninstall Astro and do the reset. So, like I said, I did and even Astro came back after that.
     
    #3 Goblynn93, Oct 7, 2010
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