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How to uninstall Android apps (installed via .apk file) [answered]

asked 2014-01-07 18:47:36 +0200

Someoneortwo gravatar image

Hi there!

I've installed Whatsapp through an .apk file from official site. Since I knew Mitakuuluu I've installed it too and it might cause some "interferences" between them so I want to uninstall Whatsapp properly. How can I do that?

Thanks a lot.

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answered 2014-01-07 19:53:45 +0200

slaveriq gravatar image

Same way you would uninstall a sailfishos app. Long press the app icon in the app "drawer" Then press the little x on the icon.

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It was that easy. I was wondering something like "open a terminal and do...". My fault: I'll do my homework. Thanks a lot. :-)

Someoneortwo ( 2014-01-07 22:07:28 +0200 )edit

and by terminal???

michdeskunk ( 2014-01-13 16:36:04 +0200 )edit

Use apkd-uninstall from the terminal.

Andy Branson ( 2014-11-06 10:48:42 +0200 )edit

What about apks that don't have an icon, such as "Whatsapp wallpapers"?

Joril ( 2015-10-23 10:55:46 +0200 )edit

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