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This question applies to any application that comes installed in the ROM of a device.

ROM stands for Read Only Memory. Basically if something is there, its not going anywhere.

RAM stands for Random Access Memory. This is the type of memory that applications and data are installed to, and deleted from.

To further blur the issue, there are now applications that are stored in ROM, but when the device powers up only after a hard reset they are copied to RAM. So you "can" kind of delete them.

A good way to see if an application can be deleted is if they show up in the "Delete Applications" list (from Applications Launcher, select Menu then Delete). If they're not there, then you can't remove them.

But remember because they are located in ROM, and not RAM, they also do not take up any of your RAM where all your data and applications are stored.

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