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Sonim XP3 Guide
For guidance on the Sonim XP3 phone please see the following guide created by forum user chaimontherun.
Uninstalling Built In Applications
To uninstall built in applications from your 4G flip phone, perform the following:
1. Find 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 (replacing "com.package.name" with the package name of the app you want to uninstall):
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
Control your 4G Flip phone from a computer!
SCRCPY is an amazing tool that displays your phone's screen on the computer, and allows you to control it with your mouse and keyboard. You can use SCRCPY by simply pressing start on the SCRCPY tab of WebADB.
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. 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 email@example.com (Yes you can text to an email address on a basic phone, just enter the email address instead of a phone number)
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.
Navigate your phone during a phone call on LG Flip Phones:
Use this cool trick to get to your homescreen during a call:
1. From inside your phone call, navigate to options > add call > dialer.
2. Dial any phone number (it can be a fake number), and press OK. Now, be alert, because step 3 must be done immediately.
3. Quickly close your phone and open it back up.
Now, you will still be on the phone with the first person you were speaking to, and you will be able to navigate your phone!