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Anonyous Usage Stats 1.0 (Sends stats to SE) android.tts (TTS Service 2.3.2) Chinese Keyboard com.sonyericsson.androidapp.microblog.apk (Weibo) com.sonyericsson.digitalclockwidget.apk (Digital Clock 1.0) (small digital clock from X10) com.sonyericsson.learningclient 1.0.0 (Stock keyboard word learned. Not needed if you use a different keyboard) com.sonyericsson.widget.digitalclock.apk (Digital Clock 1.11.0) (new larger digital clock) com.sonyericsson.youku.apk (Youku) CrashMonitor 1.0 (Sends crash info to SE) Data traffic 1.0 (turns data on/off. Don't need if you use 3rd part switcher like Extended Controls) Default Input 3.0 (Stock keyboard) devicemonitor 1.0 (Not sure about this one but I haven't had any problems with it disabled) Diagnostic Tool 1.0 (Not sure about this one but I haven't had any problems with it disabled) email 3.0.0 (stock eMail app. Not needed if you use Gmail) HDMI (will probably disable the HDMI-functionality!) Home screen tips 1.0 (Widget that gives you tips about android) Japanese Keyboard Let's Golf HD LiveWare Manager (activates programs when earphone/usb/bluetooth devices are attached.) Magic Smoke Wallpapers 2.3.2 Media server (Allows you to share your media with other wireless devices. aka DLNA.) Media shortcuts 1.0 (stock widget that lets you start the gallery or music player) Music Visualization Wallpapers 2.3.2 (includes 4 live wallpapers "Spectrum, VU meter, waveform and Many") News & Weather Office Suite OMA Client Provisioning 1.0.0 (Not sure about this one but I haven't had any problems with it disabled) Play Now POBox Touch 4.0 (Apparently has something to do with Chinese keyboard) Postcard (Postcard app that lets you send a postcard electronically) QC SEMC Service 1.0.0 (As far as I can tell, SE monitoring junk) Retail Demo 2.4.0 (Don't know function but it sounds like junk. Removed and no side effects seen) Setup guide Sony Ericsson Home 1.0 (Stock launcher. Not needed if you use other launcher. i.e. Launcher Pro, ADW, etc...) Sony Ericsson Sync (Sync your contacts to Sony's servers. Not needed if you use Google's sync)

Can alternately use Shazam from the market) Whatsapp messenger Widgets On/Off 1.sonyericsson.) Timescape related com.eventstream.timescapefeedsplugin EventStream EventStreamPluginCallLog EventStreamPluginFacebook EventStreamPluginFoursquare* EventStreamPluginShowNearby* EventStreamPluginTelephony EventStreamPluginTwitter (com.0 (can be removed if you use other powercontrollers.11.Sony Ericsson Sync client wizard Support & Setup Guide (Electronic users guide) Track ID (Identify songs.twitterplugin.sonyericsson. like extended/widgetsoid etc.androidapp.apk) Extension Search (searches the market for more Timescape extensions) Kaixin plugin for Timescape Spotify extension for timescape TimeScapeSpline TimeScapeWidget Twitter extension for timescape .

apk — Media Transfer Protocol NetworkLocation.apk — ASP service Bluetooth.apk — phonebook info page LearningClient.apk — DRM sync service DrmProvider. While removing them may give you a few mb more.apk — Bluetooth bootinfo.apk — FM receiver service genericappinstaller.apk — event listener (unsure of trigger. Note: Some of them can also be removed if you have replaced or removed the main app they are tied to.apk — OTA services download and purchase/billing services .LIST 2 Apps that are unsafe to remove or are linked to phone’s capabilities: (Keep them if you want access to all of your phone’s features.apk — OTA network settings download OmaV1AgentDownloadServices.apk — access media services MediaUploader.apk — certificate installer CredentialManagerService.apk — DRM service enhancedusbux.apk — learns user typed words for default keyboard LiveWallpapersPicker. hardware and handsfree keys work without it.apk — regionalization datatrafficswitch.apk — Flash support AntHalService.apk — Network Fast Dormancy FmRxService.apk — default browser download folder DrmDialogs.apk — Hardware Abstraction Layer ApplicationsProvider.apk — calendar service CdfInfoAccessor.apk — regionalization CustomizedApplicationInstaller.apk — calendars sync GoogleContactsSyncAdapter.apk — My Uploads MtpAppGB.) Note: Many of these only run when needed while a few of them are persistent services that are about 1mb sizes.apk — web container service device-monitor.apk — phone contacts Maps.apk — Software Updater DownloadProvider.apk — contacts sync GoogleServicesFramework.apk — google maps MarketUpdater.apk — credential manager CustomizationProvider.apk — Market downloader DownloadProviderUi.apk — google services framework HTMLViewer.apk — System boot properties CalendarProvider.apk — app installer GoogleBackupTransport.apk — HTML viewer (view HTML files directly from file manager) InfiniteView.apk — Change Live wallpapers LocalContacts.apk — software component descriptions CertInstaller.apk — plug and play monitoring DMClient.apk — regionalization CustomizedSettings.apk — regionalization CustomizationSimPayType.apk — android market updater MediaProvider.apk — mobile data on/off trigger DefaultCapabilities. keeping them is rather insignificant.apk — Network Location Manager OMAClientProvisioning.apk — Android Backup Service for apps GoogleCalendarSyncAdapter. but read the descriptions carefully! Quote: Originally Posted by oddbasket AccessoryKeyDispatcher.apk — usb driver FastDormancy.apk — Account and Sync AdobeFlashPlayer.) AccountAndSyncSettings.apk — hardware capabilities DefaultContainerService.

apk — package installer Phonebook.apk — HDMI SemcPhone.apk — Phonebook PicoTts.apk — OMA account services SystemUI.apk — debug helper DigitalClockWidget.apk — Notification bar Talk.apk — Voice Search VoipCallLogProvider. user saved words for default keyboard Vending.apk — WAP settings WapPush.apk — Telephony service ServiceMenu.apk — dialer SemcSettings.apk — Timescape Facebook Extension EventStreamPluginTelephony.androidapp.apk — Android Market VerifyCertificatesDummyAppApplication.apk — MTP extension UseragentProvider.apk — WAP push Safe to remove: (These apps can be removed without ill effects to the Arc’s health.apk — Change wallpaper WapiCustomization.apk — Sound picker Sync.apk — Certificate identifier VerifyCertificatesDummyAppPlatform.apk — Phonebook services SemcHdmiControlService.apk — Certificate identifier VerifyCertificatesDummyAppMedia.sonyericsson.apk — Timescape Foursquare Extension com.apk — chinese keyboard com.apk — Gmail app .apk — Shutdown Animation SoundPicker.apk — Timescape Telephony extension EventStreamPluginTwitter.apk — Certificate identifier VerifyCertificatesDummyAppShared.apk — Settings Menu SemcTelephonyProvider.apk — SVOX Text To Speech service (used by navigation/translators/dictionaries) qcsemcservice.apk — Sony Ericsson querying service ReadyToRun.apk — News and Weather Gmail.apk — System settings SettingsProvider.apk — Settings service ShutDownAnimation.apk — MTP polling usb-mtp-vendor-extension-service.apk — Certificate identifier VoiceDialer.apk — Service Menu Settings.apk — HDMI CEC SemcHdmiEnabler.whatsapp.apk — VOIP Call Log VpnServices.apk — Facebook GenieWidget.androidapp.a pk — Timescape Feeds com.PackageInstaller.apk — clock widget EventStream.apk — Text To Speech usb-mtp-update-wrapper.timescapefeedsplugin.apk — VPN WallpaperPicker.apk — Timescape Call Log Extension EventStreamPluginFacebook.apk — Timescape EventStreamPluginCallLog.apk — Whatsapp CrashSMS.apk — Google Talk TtsService.) Quote: Originally Posted by oddbasket Calculator.sonyericsson.apk — default calculator chinesetextinput.apk — Timescape Twitter extension facebook.apk — SMS record SemcCameraApplication.apk — user dictionary.apk — User Agent UserDictionaryProvider.foursquare_ext_ts3.apk — Voice Dialer VoiceSearch.apk — Camera SemcContactsProvider.

apk — video editor SoundRecorder.apk — FM radio retaildemo.apk — debugger SemcDlna.apk — Sony Ericsson Sync PhotoWidget.apk — Live wallpapers pack LivewareManager. Quote: Originally Posted by oddbasket Browser.apk — Live wallpaper MediaWidget.apk — Picture Frame widget playnowappinstaller.apk — YouTube Can be replaced: (These apps can be safely removed and be replaced by preferred third party apps of the same function.apk — Playnow updater playnowclient.apk — default web browser .apk — Google Street view SyncWizard.apk — Timescape TimescapeWidget.apk — Playnow POBoxSknPink.apk — Sim Tool Kit Street.GoogleFeedback.apk — retail demo SecureClockJava. Note: Removing the default clock widget will also remove the alarms feature.apk — usage reporting GoogleQuickSearchBox.apk — Live wallpaper widgetdigitalclock.apk — clock widget widgetonoff.apk — Office Suite OmaDatasyncService.apk — google search box IddAgent.apk — Let’s Golf game LiveWallpapers. it may be advisable to setup your calendars using the default calendar app before removing it.apk — Status switch widget Stk. Note: Depending on the third party calendar app of choice.apk — Timescape plugin TimescapeSpline.apk — media server SEMCSetupWizard.apk — Timescape widget touchnote.apk — Support VisualizationWallpapers.apk — web clock service SemcCrashMonitor.) Warning: Sony Ericsson’s home launcher should not be removed until after another third party home launcher has been installed and properly set up to take over it’s function.apk — Media shortcuts widget MusicWidget.apk — widget toggles YouTube.apk — Liveware Manager MagicSmokeWallpapers.apk — setup wizard SemcVideoEdit.apk — japanese keyboard letsgolf_A_353.apk — usage reporting GooglePartnerSetup.apk — japanese keyboard skin Protips.apk — TrackID usersupport.apk — Sony Ericsson Sync Account timescapelegacywrapper.apk — Pro Tips widget Radio.apk — sound recorder StatusSwitch.apk — Touch notes postcard trackid.apk — default Music player widget officesuite.apk — Anonymous Usage Stats JapaneseIME. Ensure your clock of choice has alarms or have another alarms app installed.apk — japanese keyboard skin POBoxSknWood.

whatsapp.apk.apk — default gallery SemcMusic.apk — Google Maps Vending.apk — default clock and alarm SemcEmail.apk — Whatsapp Maps.apk — default music player textinput-tng. press back button. Note: The exception is AdobeFlashPlayer.apk — Adobe Flash Player .apk — default keyboard Updating of System apps: Unlike user apps.apk — default email app SemcGallery3D. the original apk in /system/app cannot be replaced automatically. you can manually replace the newer ones from /data/app to /system/app. And if it stops working. the original ones in /system/app can be deleted. Deleting the ones in /system/app is recommended since future updates will replace them and saves space on the rom. when system apps get updated.apk — Facebook com. Warning: It is safer to remove System apps from /System/App after you have updated them.apk — default home launcher SemcDeskClock.apk will cause you to lose your facebook contacts. then menu button > Settings > Sync Contacts. Manually moving it to /system/app will not work. simply tap the one in /data/app to reinstall it properly. You will also have to manually resync the ones that have been manually added using ‘Join Contacts’ as well.apk — Android Market AdobeFlashPlayer. So. It only works when it’s properly installed. The apks currently with updates are: Quote: Originally Posted by oddbasket facebook. simply delete the one in /system/app instead.Calendar. To save space on your rom. However.apk — default calendar Conversations. Note: Having only one instance of Android Market will also fix the bug where some users’ Market will not correctly show all the apps that are installed under ‘My apps’. Note: Doing either method for facebook. they can be restored by launching the facebook app. Hence the newer version will be installed as a user app in /data/app. Or.apk — default messaging Home.

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