Safe to remove bloatware (pre-installed) apps list on Verizon Droid Turbo

The Droid Turbo is one of the latest flagship smartphone for Verizon Wireless which manufactured by Motorola. This phone comes with exclusive hardware specs, Quad-core Krait CPU with 3GB of RAM, it’s highly qualified to help your work, and also to have fun. However, there is one drawback that limits us to save contents on this device, since there is no external MicroSD card slot for storage expansion, and we should happy with the 32/64GB of internal storage.

 

The internal storage might be sufficient for typical users, but for those who love to record, watch and download HD videos or even playing a massive game, the 32/64GB of internal is inadequate, even some apps are running in the background and using the phone’s resources even though we’re not running the app.

Just like other Verizon Wireless devices, the Motorola Droid Turbo has been preloaded with lots of bloatware, although we don’t need it, even some apps are requiring us to subscribe.

However, not all preinstalled apps (often called as bloatware) on Droid Turbo are useless, there are some who still useful, such as the My Verizon Mobile. It could help you dealing with your wireless account, such as keep track of the data/minutes/messages usage, view and pay your bill.

droid turbo bloatware list

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If you wish to free up some storage space without sacrificing Droid Turbo performances, here are some preloaded apps that are safe to be disabled, which means you will not get the problem once it disabled.
 
But some of the phone’s features and widgets will disappear after you disable the apps.

  • Amazon app (App Suite, Kindle, Music, Appstore, Audible)
  • Call My Droid
  • Caller Name ID
  • Cloud
  • Cloud Print
  • Droid Zap
  • Emergency Alerts
  • Family Base Companion
  • Help
  • HP Print Service Plugin
  • IMDb
  • Message+
  • My InfoZone
  • My Verizon Mobile
  • NFL Mobile
  • Quickoffice
  • Slacker Radio
  • Softcard
  • Verizon Location Agent
  • Verizon Login
  • Verizon Support & Protection
  • VZ Navigator

As we can see, there’s many Verizon apps. We can disable it manually, just head over to Settings > Apps > All. Then find any app that you suspect is involved using mobile’s resources (CPU and RAM). Do not worry, we do not need root access to disable the app on the Motorola Droid Turbo.

 

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