You will find bloat apps on whatever brand or mobile device you go for, irrespective of operating system. The term bloatware refers to the preinstalled apps that come with a mobile device or a computer. Bloats are usually injected by hardware manufacturers or OS vendors and are generally unwanted apps that are of no use to the end user. Bloat wares not only keeps our phone’s app drawer over-populated but they also occupy internal storage and consume RAM and CPU, making the device slow in performance. Some bloat apps keep running in the background and suck the battery juice mercilessly. Android being an open source platform with different software providers and OEMs is more prone bloat apps. There are some countries, like Korea, where laws are paseed to force OEMs to make all pre-installed bloatware on a phone uninstall able, but the people residing in other countries are not so blessed.
The LG’s latest flagship, the G3, is already out and there is no doubt that it is one of the best Smartphone on the globe. However, like most devices, the LG G3 also come preloaded with a lot of bloat apps but if you own the brand new AT&T or Verizon LG G3 from Verizon and want to get rid of bloatware then we have come with a list of safe-to-remove apps to help you with removing those unwanted apps easily and safely. The procedure is given below.
The Verizon LG G3 Bloat Apps: Visual Voice Mail, VZ Navigator, ISIS Mobile Wallet, Caller Name ID, VZMobile, Kindle, Mobile, MP3, Audible, IMDb, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Music, Newsstand, YouTube
The AT&T LG G3 Bloat Apps: Newsstand, YouTube, Visual Voice Mail, VZ Navigator, ISIS Mobile Wallet, Caller Name ID, VZMobile, Kindle, Mobile, MP3, Audible, IMDb, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Music
Note – To carry on with this procedure you need to have a rooted AT&T or Verizon LG G3
How to remove Bloatware on Verizon LG G3
Step 1- Download and install a root file browser on your phone.
Step 2 – Open Root Browser and grant it root permission if you are prompted to do so.
Step 3 – Navigate to system/app folder and look for the Apk files listed above.
Step 4 – Tap and hold the app file and select Delete option. In case you want to keep the bloat Apk files but remove them from your phone’s app drawer, select Rename option instead and add a .bak extension to it.
Step 5 – When you are done with it, just reboot your LG G3 and it’s done.
This is all what one has to do to remove bloatware apps from his/her AT&T and Verizon LG G3.