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spam on phone

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Please tell me how to delete samsung hub, all amazon related apps/widgets, story album, s health, tripadvisor, watchon and the countless other junk that takes up my entire screen on the phone. I paid hundreds of dollars for a phone loaded with infinite spamware all over it. Either you refund me all my money and I accept your spamware as the tradeoff or your let me delete this crap off the phone. This whole phone is a giant piece of spam.

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Re: spam on phone

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Go to settings>application manager>all tab and "turn off" (disable) the apps you don't want to use.

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Re: spam on phone

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Ann's advice will get you to the best (and indeed only) solution. Please be aware that this is a user-to-user forum, not a site where we can express objections directly to Verizon.

The bloatware issue is one that gets a lot of discussion. Those who defend it point out that the income from the bloat makers (Amazon pays Samsung or Verizon to put the stuff on the phone) helps keep the cost of the phone down; and we can always disable it / turn it off, or at least hide it in the app drawer. Others say fine, but let us actually delete it if we don't want it, or that they'd pay an extra 25 bucks or whatever not to have the unwanted junk on the phone. I hate the stuff myself, but I've turned off the ones you're talking about and a couple of others, and they never bother me.