Removing the original Email App?

Discussion in 'Team D1-MIUI' started by Vikam, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. Vikam
    Offline

    Vikam New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2010
    Messages:
    48
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Is there a command for removing the original Email app using terminal, here at work we have SSl security for Exchange and i do not want to have to type in a pin or password everytime i turn my phone on, i do have a Email apk that i downloaded on the forum here a while back that will allow me to bypass the security policy, but when i try to install it over MIUI 6.2 and previous versions after phone gets rebooted it keeps asking for the certificate to be downloaded and this forces me to use a pin or i dont get any e-mails.

    I would appriciate any help on this
  2. TedWilliams
    Offline

    TedWilliams New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2010
    Messages:
    208
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Born in Cambridge, MA but now live in Portland, OR
    I'm not sure if there's a terminal command to remove it, even though there more likely is, but you can always remove the Email apk using Titanium Backup. I never use the Email app, so every time I flash a new rom, I just remove it via Ti.
  3. BlackDiamond
    Offline

    BlackDiamond New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2010
    Messages:
    303
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Delaware
    Well I'm not to sure about teminal but the easiest way that I have found is through Root Explorer..go into system/app the scroll down to the email.apk file and make sure the little button on top say R/O instead of Rw/w then click delete...

    Sent from Droid Nation!
  4. TedWilliams
    Offline

    TedWilliams New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2010
    Messages:
    208
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Born in Cambridge, MA but now live in Portland, OR
    Agreed, if you're without Ti, using RE is certainly another alternative to removing apps. Glad you mentioned R/O and R/W, I think a lot of people forget or don't realize that it's vital for making changes. To clarify further, if the little button at the top of RE says R/O, that means you're currently in R/W, and vice versa.
  5. Vikam
    Offline

    Vikam New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2010
    Messages:
    48
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Thank you, i got it uninstalled and the one that bypasses the SSL security installed.....hopefully i wont have any more problems with that.
  6. phillyboydroid
    Offline

    phillyboydroid New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2010
    Messages:
    94
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Portland, OR
    You can open the zip go to system>apps and just delete it that way, then you don't have to do any of it on your phone

    Sent from my Droid using DroidForums App