Not able to delete or rename stock apps after dl09 update.

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  1. jogutier

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    Hello everyone, so I update my rooted phone with oden using the dl09 update manual cause I had removed the stock apps before and that wasn't letting the OTA update install, but after manually updating my phone. I can't get the stupid stock apps go away. I'm not that much of a newb, but i really am. Please, if you have a fix for this. Be very detailed, like i said before. I'm what you call a newb. Thanks in advance. :icon_ banana:
     
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    What methods are you using to remove them? Also I don't know if the knew update removed root or not so I'll air on the side of caution and ask, are you sure you're still rooted?

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    I did reroot my phone and installed root explorer. I open rooted explorer click on rw system/app/ then I tried renaming, moving, deleteing, it look n says its been done, but it like fixses itself domehow. Like its protected or some. Lol

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    Did you reboot after making changes? And how were you renaming them. I don't quite have a definitive answer but it may lead me in the right direction.

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    I just tried again renaming by just adding .old to the end of the extension and rebooted phone. It just correct itself like my phone is running on safemode. Lol

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    Did you tryjust adding .bak to the end like

    Derp.apk.bak

    Thats the way ive always done it. Not sure if its important though
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    Just tried .bak and same thing. Acts like it changed but nothing. I tell u, its like it verifies agaist something that tells it to change back. Like what I'm editing isn't the real file. Weird bro. Thanks for advise.

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    Shoot. Well I'm spent. Tomorrow when I wake up I'll check in and if you haven't made any progress I'll send over one of the big dogs.

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    I don't know anywhere else to check. I did a search to.see if I see it.someone else, and nothing. Unless its preprogramed in the manual update dl09 from a couples days ago. Thanks again bud and thanks for ur time.

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    Anytime. Just wish I could have been of more help.

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    Maybe we will get froyo soon n I will be good then. ;)

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    I'm having the same problem you're having. It's as if there is a little bug inside my phone that keeps reviving the changed filenames into their original name. I suspect that Verizon has something to do with this little bugger.
     
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