Is it possible to delete Safari Web Browser app?

Discussion in 'iPhone, iPod & iPad' started by RemixDeluxe, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. RemixDeluxe
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    RemixDeluxe GBAtemp Psycho!

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    The reason I would like to do this is to replace it with SkyFire. It is a much more superior Web browser that I would prefer to use and I hate having two browsers on my iphone so is there any way of ridding the out of date browser for good?
     
  2. Dialexio

    Dialexio GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    If you're jailbroken, delete /Applications/MobileSafari.app by using iPhone Explorer or SSHing into your iPhone.
     
  3. RemixDeluxe
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    RemixDeluxe GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I currently have WinSCP. Is iPhone explorer better than WinSCP in any way?
     
  4. Dialexio

    Dialexio GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    iPhone Explorer doesn't use SSH; rather than manage your files over your local network, it lets you manage your iPhone's files over a USB cable.

    Either one will work fine for deleting Safari. But if you're already familiar with SSH, simply go that route. [​IMG]
     
  5. Pyrmon

    Pyrmon Burnin' Monkey Love

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    I would personally simply hide it with SBsettings. Simpler, faster and it's still available if you need it one day.
     
  6. Fudge

    Fudge Remember that death is not the end, but only a tra

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    Skyfire is great but I hate it when it says Live when your watching a video (can't seek).
     
  7. tijntje_7

    tijntje_7 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I suggest this as well, it's not on any of your homescreen pages, neither is it in a map icon.
    It's gone, but still available if you need it for something.
     
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