Possibly stupid question about removing Launcher.

Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by ThePravus, Mar 18, 2010.

  1. ThePravus

    ThePravus Member

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    Iv been using Helix for a few days now and Im extremely happy with it. Can I remove the Launcher.apk if I have Helix set to default? Would it help with battery life?
     
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    It will not help battery life it will free up some space in your system though and yes you can

     
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    I use root explorer to remove my apps. I surf to system/app/ and then press the button at the top right that says "Mount R/W" or "Mount R/O" so that it changes my permissions and then I long press and delete the .apk then i will go find the folder for it in /data/data and long press delete.


    enjoy
     
  4. Matth3w

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    I would just rename it to .bak just in case you want to use it again, or at the very least do a nandroid backup first.
     
  5. ThePravus

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    Thanks. I know the process I just didnt know If I should or not.