If you want to remove some bloatware after rooting your phone, read this thread. I would leave the Mobile Hotspot because when you flash the phone to Cricket, you'll be setting the tethered data profiles up. 3G Mobile Hotspot should work fine and it's built in.

vegasrooted @ xda-developers posted:


Hydrogen,

That's excellent, thanks for the Recovery info, that's exactly what I needed!

Also, I went crazy with it and stripped out even more stuff; the (updated) attached list of safely removed apps follows...(Make sure to back stuff up just in case you want it back later, of course!)

3G Mobile Hotspot 2.2.2 (I use "Wireless Tether for Root" from the Market, works great on the XPRT)
AdService 1.0
Android Live Wallpapers 2.2.2
Bluetooth Share 2.2.2
Books 1.2.2
Calculator 2.2.2
com.google.android.feedback 2.2.1
com.motorola.photowidget 2.2.2
com.sprint.internal 1.0
DLNA 0709.69
DlnaSystemService 1.0
Files 2.2.2
Google Backup Transport 2.2.1
Help Center 2.2.2
Home screen tips 2.2.2
InPocket 2.2.2
IPSec VPNs 1.0
Live Wallpaper Picker 2.2.2
Magic Smoke Wallpapers 2.2.2
Master Clear Error Reporter 2.2.2
MediaShare 1.0.0
Messages 2.2.2 (NOTE: This does not affect Text/MMS messages)
Messaging 2.2.2 (See above note)
Music Visualization Wallpapers 2.2.2
Nascar 2.2.76
News & Weather 1.3.03
News 2.2.2
Phone Portal 2.2.2
Photo Workshop 3.5.3.7
Print to Retail 1.0
Quick Tutorial 0.0.1
Sound Recorder 2.2.2
Sprint Football Live 2.2.76
Sprint Mobile Wallet 1.4
Sprint Music Plus 4.1.31
Sprint Radio 2.5.14.87196
Sprint TV & More 3.3.12-141385
Sprint Worldwide 1.0
Sprint Zone SZ 2.5.11
Sticky Note 2.2.2
Street View 1.6.06
Talk 1.3
Task Manager 10.0
TeleNav GPS Navigator 6.2.62.01435
Universal Inbox 2.2.2
Video Editor Lite 1.0.0.42
Visualization 1.0
Voice Commands (Causes Force Close until you pull battery and reboot, but fine after that...Voice Commands then won't work with Dialer.)
Voice Readouts 1.0.2
Voice Search 2.0.2
VPN Services 2.2.2
Weather 2.2.2
World Clock 1.0
Yahoo Contacts 2.2.2

**PROBABLY BEST TO REMOVE THE FOLLOWING 5 SOCIAL APPS TOGETHER, IN CASE THERE IS ANY INTERACTION BETWEEN THEM? I DELETED THEM ALL AT ONCE AND HAVEN'T HAD ANY ISSUES***

Social Messaging 2.2.2
Social Messaging Service 2.2.2
Social Networking 2.2.2
Social Sharing 2.2.2
Social Status 2.2.2

Thanks again for the Recovery info, I will install CWM later today!

Cheers!