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Make Yandex removable [answered]

asked 2013-12-27 23:02:19 +0300

ramoth gravatar image

updated 2014-01-31 00:14:16 +0300

simo gravatar image

Yandex is for sure a nice default, however, there are good alternatives also and I know that many people prefer other appstores.

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answered 2013-12-28 11:33:27 +0300

updated 2013-12-28 12:06:02 +0300

It is a commercial agreement I think between Jolla and Yandex. Yandex is installed as default Android store but anyway it exists a lot of them across the web so you can just install the one you prefer. Anyway if you want to remove Yandex store, go to /data/app and remove com.yandex.store.apk or in terminal


Type the password you defined in "Developer mode" menu, SSH paragraph. Then

rm /data/app com.yandex.store.apk

That's all. Android support should continue normally. You can also just copy out com.yandex.store.apk for reinstalling it later.

Edit: I have to precise that if you just delete Yandex Store and don't keep a copy of it and if you later want to reinstall it, you will probably have the idea of uninstalling and reinstalling Android Support. It's not a good idea cause you'll lose all data of your installed Android apps. So the solution I provide above is better in my opinion.

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Great, immediately removes yandex store from the app launcher :) Just to be sure, better keep a copy instead of deleting the file: mv /data/app/com.yandex.store.apk /home/nemo/

tokaru ( 2014-03-23 16:07:41 +0300 )edit

answered 2013-12-28 04:18:06 +0300

ramoth gravatar image

Found a solution. If you install 1Mobile.com Appstore there is ab Appmanager included. Menu at left side, there search for managing icon. Quick uninstall selection offer s Yandex also for deinstallation. Works.

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This answer is right and works perfect!

BonoNL ( 2014-01-12 11:54:15 +0300 )edit

answered 2013-12-27 23:27:33 +0300

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Yandex is removable, but it is required for Android support.

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That's what I mean. If Android support is installed, Yandex comes with it and can't be removed, at least not in the App drawer.

ramoth ( 2013-12-27 23:42:32 +0300 )edit

Is Yandex still required if I've installed an alternative app store (eg. Google Play Store)? I can see why its installed automatically with Android support, but would have though it should be possible to remove it if the user installs an alternative Android app store.

Milhouse ( 2013-12-28 01:41:04 +0300 )edit

Maybe edit the question to "Make Android support independent of Yandex store"?

pnuu ( 2013-12-28 12:08:14 +0300 )edit

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