Freeze-able Bloatware on Android Phone

<apk name><package name>RemoveDescription
AccountAndSyncSettings.apkcom.android.providers.subscribedfeedsno?Syncs settings to Google servers. Needed for Gmail app notifications.
ADWLauncher.apkcom.android.launcheryesADW System Launcher. Only remove if you have a second replacement home.
ApplicationsProvider.apkcom.android.providers.applicationsyes?Fetches the list of applications installed on the phone to provide search suggestions.
Bluetooth.apkcom.android.bluetoothyesBluetooth app
BooksPhone.apkcom.google.android.apps.booksyes[1]Google Books application
Browser.apkcom.android.browseryesInternet Browser

PLEASE NOTE: This is apparently a hard-coded requirement for Google Voice Search (along with Talk and Voice); without it, Voice Search will FC after recognizing speech. Having Dolphin, etc., installed will not work.

Calculator.apkcom.android.calculator2yesCalculator app
Calendar.apkcom.android.calendaryesCalendar app / widget
CalendarProvider.apkcom.android.providers.calendaryesCalendar sync
Camera.apkcom.android.camerayesCamera app
CarHomeGoogle.apkcom.google.android.carhomeyes[1]Car Dock Search?
CarHomeLauncher.apkcom.android.cardockyes[1]Car Dock Launcher?
CertInstaller.apkcom.android.certinstallerno?(Web?) Certificate Installer. When removed, the WIFI will not be turned on (Automatically turned off).
ChromeToPhone.apkcom.google.android.apps.chrometophoneyes[1]Send links from Chrome to phone
CMParts.apkcom.cyanogenmod.cmpartsyesCyanogenMod Settings. Will FC if you try and access settings and this is not installed.
CMPartsHelper.apkcom.cyanogenmod.cmpartshelperyesCMParts Helper?
CMStats.apkcom.cyanogenmod.statsyesCyanogenMod anonymous statistics reporting service. Safe to remove, but will FC CMParts (CyanogenMod Settings) if you try and select the configuration options if it's not installed. (CMParts can be decompiled and edited to remove the menu options, but it's merely a cosmetic issue).
CMUpdateNotify.apkcom.cyanogenmod.updatenotifyyesCyanogenMod Update Notifications. Safe to remove, but will FC CMParts (CyanogenMod Settings) if you try and select the configuration options if it's not installed. (CMParts can be decompiled and edited to remove the menu options, but it's merely a cosmetic issue).
CMWallpapers.apkcom.cyanogenmod.CMWallpapersyesDefault CyanogenMod wallpapers.
com.amazon.mp3.apkcom.amazon.mp3yes[1]App that links to Amazon .mp3 store.
Contacts.apkcom.android.contactsnoContacts app; the Call log, Contacts and Favorites screens
ContactsProvider.apkcom.android.providers.contactsnoContacts sync
DefaultContainerService.apkcom.android.defcontainernoNeeded to install apps.
DeskClock.apkcom.android.deskclockyesClock and Alarm app
Development.apkcom.android.developmentyesDevelopment app
DownloadProvider.apkcom.android.providers.downloadsnoHandles downloading files (Market, Browser, etc)
DrmProvider.apkcom.android.providers.drmnoProvides DRM functions, needed to access media files (including ringtones)
DSPManager.apkcom.bel.android.dspmanageryesDigital Sound Processing
Email.apkcom.android.emailyesPOP/IMAP email client
Facebook.apkcom.facebook.katanayes[1]Facebook app
FileManager.apkorg.openintents.filemanageryesIOFilemanager app
FOTAKILL.apkcom.cyanogenmod.android.fotakillno?OTA Killer
Gallery3D.apkcom.cooliris.mediayes3D Photo Gallery
GenieWidget.apkcom.google.android.apps.genie.geniewidgetyes[1]News and Weather Widget
Gmail.apkcom.google.android.gmyes[1]Gmail app
GoogleBackupTransport.apkcom.google.android.backupyes[1]Backup Mechanism for apps and settings?
GoogleCalendarSyncAdapter.apkcom.google.android.syncadapters.calendaryes[1]Calendar sync
GoogleContactsSyncAdapter.apkcom.google.android.syncadapters.contactsyes[1]Contacts sync
GoogleFeedback.apkcom.google.android.feedbackyes[1]ForceClose reporting
GoogleGoggles.apkcom.google.android.apps.unveilyes[1]Google Goggles app
GooglePartnerSetup.apkcom.google.android.partnersetupyes[1] ???
GoogleQuickSearchBox.apkcom.google.android.googlequicksearchboxyes[1]Google search box
GoogleServicesFramework.apkcom.google.android.gsfyes[1]Provides account / login information to Google Apps
googlevoice.apkcom.google.android.apps.googlevoiceyes[1]Google Voice
HtcCopyright.apkcom.htc.copyrightyesPuts "HTC Copyright" info in the Legal Information of the About Phone dialog. Useless and safe to delete.
HtcEmailPolicy.apkcom.android.email.policyyesEmail.apk uses this for a connection to a Microsoft Exchange email server. Without it a connection to Exchange 2007/2010 will not work as the exchange device policy is not accepted. An Exchange administrator can configure the policy to allow/disallow features and functions on the device. In case of loss or theft the device can be reset to factory default remotely to prevent unauthorized acces.
HtcSettings.apkcom.android.htcsettingsyesHTC Radio settings, probably better to leave alone but otherwise safe to delete
HTMLViewer.apkcom.android.htmlvieweryesUsed by browser.apk to filter HTML. ??? Doesn't seem to be needed.
kickback.apkcom.google.android.marvin.kickbackyes[1]Gives haptic feedback for some apps (accessibility menu option)
LatinIME.apkcom.android.inputmethod.latinyesOn-screen keyboard
LatinImeTutorial.apkcom.google.android.latinimetutorialyes[1]Tutorial for on-screen keyboard
LiveWallpapersPicker.apkcom.android.wallpaper.livepickeryesLive Wallpaper Selector
Maps.apkcom.google.android.apps.mapsno[1]Google Maps. Froyo depends on this apk, along with its associated dependencies (com.google.android.maps.xml, com.google.android.maps.jar), in order to access copy protected apps in the Android market.
MarketUpdater.apkcom.android.vending.updateryes[1]Updates app list / download list in market? Needed by Vending.apk
MediaProvider.apkcom.android.providers.medianoNeeded to access media files (including ringtones)
MediaUploader.apkcom.google.android.apps.uploaderyes[1]Share media from the Gallery with MMS, Bluetooth, Email, Picasa
Mms.apkcom.android.mmsyesProvides sms and mms (text) services
Music.apkcom.android.musicyesMusic Player (and "Video" Player)
NetworkLocation.apkcom.google.android.locationyes[1]Provides network (cell) location (as opposed to GPS location)
OneTimeInitializer.apkcom.google.android.onetimeinitializeryes[1]Runs on first boot. Conflicts with google app "Provision.apk".
PackageInstaller.apkcom.android.packageinstallernoUsed to manually install apks (i.e. non-market apks)
PassionQuickOffice.apkcom.qo.android.htcgepyes[1]Allows Email/Gmail apps to open attachments
Phone.apkcom.android.phonenoPhone app; Dialer screen
PicoTts.apkcom.svox.picoyesText to speech. From SD data?
Protips.apkcom.android.protipsyes'protips' widget
Provision.apkcom.android.provisionyes*Runs on first boot. Conflicts with google app "SetupWizard.apk". Okay to delete if loading the gapps zip.
QuickSearchBox.apk
yesSearch box? Need for search in Phone app.
RomManager.apkcom.koushikdutta.rommanageryesRom Manager App
Settings.apkcom.android.settingsnodevices settings menu
SettingsProvider.apkcom.android.providers.settingsnoSettings sync?
SetupWizard.apkcom.android.setupwizardyes[1]Setup Wizard when you first use your phone.
soundback.apkcom.google.android.marvin.soundbackyes[1]sound feedback (accessibility option)
SoundRecorder.apkcom.android.soundrecorderyesSound Recorder app
SpareParts.apkcom.android.spare_partsyesExtra 'settings' menu
SpeechRecorder.apkcom.android.speechrecorderyesRecords audio samples to test speech recognition
Stk.apkcom.android.stkyesSim Tool Kit; Required if you use SIM applications (like authenticatino, banking, PKI etc)
Street.apkcom.google.android.streetyes[1]Streetview for Google maps
Superuser.apkcom.noshufou.android.suyesRemembers 'su' settings
SystemUI.apkcom.android.systemuinoPart of the system UI.
Talk.apkcom.google.android.talkyes[1]Google Talk
talkback.apkcom.google.android.marvin.talkbackyes[1]voice feedback (accessibility option)
TelephonyProvider.apkcom.android.providers.telephonynoPhone sync?
Term.apkcom.android.termyesGives access to terminal
ThemeChooser.apkcom.tmobile.themechooseryesPart of the T-Mobile theming app
ThemeManager.apkcom.tmobile.thememanageryesPart of the T-Mobile theming app
Torch.apknet.cactii.flash2yesLED Flashlight
TtsService.apkandroid.ttsyes[1]Text to Speech. Needed by Google Navigator from Google Maps v5+. Otherwise, safe to remove.
Twitter.apkcom.twitter.androidyes[1]Native Twitter client
UserDictionaryProvider.apkcom.android.providers.userdictionaryyesDictionary for LatinIME(keyboard) / Needed for LatinIME.apk to function
Vending.apkcom.android.vendingyes[1]Market app
VoiceDialer.apkcom.android.voicedialeryesVoice dialer app
VoiceSearch.apkcom.google.android.voicesearchyes[1]Voice Search for Google Search, Google Maps, etc
VpnServices.apkcom.android.server.vpnyesVirtual Private Network app
YouTube.apkcom.google.android.youtubeyes[1]YouTube player

[1] NOTE: These are Google apps & are safe to remove as far as phone stability is concerned. Might break other Google apps if removed.


Source http://wiki.cyanogenmod.com/wiki/Barebones

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