Preinstalled application management method for mobile terminal and mobile terminal

  • US 9,690,561 B2
  • Filed: 06/13/2014
  • Issued: 06/27/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/13/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A preinstalled application management method for a mobile terminal, wherein storage space of the mobile terminal comprises at least one directory, and an installation package of at least one preinstalled application is stored in the at least one directory, the method comprising:

  • starting the mobile terminal;

    scanning the at least one directory;

    installing the installation package of the at least one preinstalled application in the at least one directory to generate at least one preinstalled application having user-level permission, wherein the user-level permission allows a user to have permission to perform an uninstalling operation, and wherein an option is set to allow the user to selectively retain or permanently uninstall the installation package of the at least one preinstalled application in the at least one directory in a case that the mobile terminal is restored to factory defaults;

    adding an identifier file associated with the at least one preinstalled application to a user data partition of the mobile terminal; and

    retaining the identifier file associated with the at least one preinstalled application after the at least one preinstalled application is deleted from the mobile terminal to prevent the at least one preinstalled application from being reinstalled.

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