Is it possible to delete native apps via SSH?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by trajen, Jul 3, 2009.

  1. trajen macrumors 6502a

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    Who needs the Stocks app? Can I just delete it via SSH? :cool:
     
  2. sb11710 macrumors newbie

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    Im sure you can but why not just hide the icon?
     
  3. trajen thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Because I'm contemplating deleting SBSettings to see if my battery life will improve.
     
  4. sb11710 macrumors newbie

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    Im not sure but I think if you delete SBSettings the icons will still be hidden.

    When I loaded my backup from my 1gen iPhone (jailbroken with Stocks, contacts, iTunes and some other icons hidden) to my 3GS the Stocks, contacts and iTunes icons where missing
     
  5. trajen thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Really? That's very interesting. I will try it. I don't think SBSettings is fully compatible with 3.0 just yet. :p
     
  6. billchase2 macrumors 68000

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    Yes, if they were hidden before, they'll remain hidden (even if you haven't jailbroken).

    See: http://thebigboss.org/2009/06/17/iphone-30-preparation/

    "9) If you have hidden any apps using poof, sbsettings, bossprefs or such, you should unhide them all prior to updating to avoid issues. Go to settings, enable restrictions, enter a password, then disable restrictions. That should unhide all apps you care about making you update worthy in one easy step."
     
  7. PatrickRolfsen macrumors regular

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    YES. I accidentally deleted SMS application (or its files that make it tick) by accident the other day when I meant to delete the SBSettings folder :(

    FAIL.
     
  8. trajen thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Some fail! How'd you manage that? :D
    JK. I'll just put Stocks, iTunes & App Store apps next page over.
     

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