Sprint installing bloatware on BlackBerry KEYone phones, re-installs apps if they are deleted

Carrier bloatware is always annoying, but Sprint just upped the ante. Sprint is currently the only US carrier selling the KEYone, the latest BlackBerry-branded device manufactured by TCL. Owners of the Sprint KEYone are reporting a huge amount of apps being automatically installed, and they can’t be disabled or removed.

The SprintID installing apps on a KEYone (image source)

On the affected devices, the SprintID system app checks if a collection of bloatware apps are installed, and downloads them if they are not found.

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Sprint installing bloatware on BlackBerry KEYone phones, re-installs apps if they are deleted was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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