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Quote from ahallslickdeal :I spent some time figuring out how to remove some of the bloated apps to make more space in internal memory. I managed to save a significant amount of space.
Here's what I did:
In Settings, go to Apps.
If you had installed an app yourself via Google Play, you'd see an "Uninstall" button for that app, but for the preinstalled apps, there is no way to "uninstall" them. But you can remove them and disable them - not quite the same as uninstalling, but it removes the used storage which is your goal.
Under Apps, open each app you want to get rid of.
Scroll down to the bottom of each app's page. Many apps (e.g. Facebook, Amazon Shopping) will show "App installed from Google Play Store" under "App Details." Tap "App Installed from..." and you'll get its page in Google Play. Now you'll see an "Uninstall" button.
That will remove it - but it will still show as an app that can be updated. Technically it's still "installed" but not taking space - but who cares?
Now hit the back button and go back into the app and disable it.
At this point, it shouldn't get updated anymore, either.
I saved about 500MB by removing Facebook, Amazon, etc. plus as many AT&T apps as possible.
Quote from ahallslickdeal :By the way, if you have this phone, you'll definitely want to disable the "AT&T App Select" app. This is an evil little malware that installs "selected" apps on your phone without your consent (WTF???). I was playing with something on the phone today and noticed two new apps have shown up - two games. Wha? (I don't play games on my phone.) I half wondered if they had been installed as part of some other app I installed on purposel...but they claimed installation by "AT&T App Select." Easy to uninstall those apps, but they use a lot of space on a phone without much storage.
I could not find a way to uninstall "AT&T App Select" completely. You can uninstall updates and then disable it - I hope that will be enough!