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  • Sonim XP3 Guide

    For guidance on the Sonim XP3 phone please see the following guide created by forum user chaimontherun - https://forums.apps4flip.com/d/122-sonim-xp3-kashering-tips-tricks-and-buying-guide

  • Uninstalling Built In Applications

    To uninstall built in applications from your 4G flip phone, perform the following:

    1. Figure out the package name of the application that you would like to uninstall, you can do this by running adb shell pm list packages and figuring out which package name matches the app which you want to uninstall.
    2. Once you have the package name run the following command and insert the package name after the 0 - adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 my.packagethat.iwanttouninstall

    Here are example commands to uninstall built in apps from the LG Exalt and other 4G flip phones:

    Browser - adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.android.browser

    Email - adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.lge.email

    My Verizon - adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.vzw.hss.myverizon

    VCast Media Manager - adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.vcast.mediamanager

    HotSpot - adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.lge.hotspotlauncher

  • Easy way to control your 4G Flip phone from a computer

    Use SCRCPY which shows your phones screen on your computer and lets you use your mouse and keyboard to interact with the phone screen. Download for it by searching “github SCRCPY” on google and going to the releases section.

    Please note 4G flip phones which do not contain video codecs such as the Kyocera Cadance will not work with SCRCPY.

  • Get News, Weather, Zmanim, Wikipedia and more via text

    Use Instatext. Check it out at instatext.org. Instatext is a free service which allows you to get Weather, Zmanim, Sports, Wikipedia, Driving Directions plus much much more via text. To get started text the word menu to txt@instatext.org (Yes you can text to an email address on a basic phone, just enter the email address instead of a phone number)

  • Use Flyle to send files securely and for free

    Flyle is the best way to send files securely for free. Flyle uses end to end encryption to ensure no one can read your files. Set passwords and expiration dates easily. Flyle comes with a generous 2.5gb file limit.

  • A great guide on installing ADB

    Check out this guide on xda developers. It contains all that you need to know about obtaining, installing, and running ADB.