Don’t you just hate the padding that phone manufacturers and some service providers inject into your phone? We’re talking about the bloatware that you may not ever have use for, taking up space and slowing down performance.
If you’ve ever itched to remove them, either because you simply can’t use them, can’t imagine yourself using them in the future, or find them an eyesore, XDA Developers member goddamnit brings us a way to selectively remove pre-included apps and other bloatware from the international version of the Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000. Why keep an app around on your Galaxy Note when you can’t use it, right? Rather than letting that app fester, take the initiative to reclaim it and free up some space.
Lite-ROM Creator, by goddamnit, generates a script that removes built-in apps you don’t need and, on top of that, may save you battery life. What makes this tool even better is that you don’t have to remove each and every app individually. Instead, you can save time by simply selecting the apps you want to delete from a list generated by the tool and you’re set.
Though it’s only been tested on the Samsung Galaxy Note, efforts are still in progress to check if this works across all Android phones. For those of you who are more experienced with Android device customization, the newest version of Lite-ROM Creator allows you to edit the database yourself.
Unfortunately, Lite-ROM Creator Script only works on Windows. For those of you who are not using Windows, you may have to wait until someone ports it for your operating system or you can try using VirtualBox.
Before you can start removing those useless apps, you’ll need a few things: