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Lookout98

webOS uninstall apps

Question

In the next coming weeks I am keen to purchase a new LG TV. From what I've read on online and having looked in store I see that the TV comes with some pre-installed apps, such as Netflix, Amazon Video etc. I'm just wondering if there is away to uninstall these apps. If not is there a way of gaining root access or even editing the firmware?

 

Fully appreciate if this is not possible, however I'm not a big fan of bloatware.

 

I look forward to hearing from you.

 

Thanks

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Hi

Yes you can uninstall most apps.

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@frustrated Appreciate the response. Which default apps can be uninstalled? Can Google Play Movies, Amazon etc. be removed / disabled?

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Hi Lookout98

Yes these can be removed. Go to the app instead of pressing to select the app, hold the button down for a few seconds. A small x will then appear above the app. Hit this and it will be deleted.

App can be reinstalled at a future time from the LG content store.

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