Now, there's things that are left unanswered for now. Can you uninstall Play Services with an already used account? Can you run adb somehow before the phone boots up for the first time, so you can make sure you have a 100% clean Android session? Can you automate the deletion every time you add an account, particularly with guest accounts? Is there any hidden backdoor I have yet to notice?
This is still amazing though, mind you
So, you have to put the phone in contact with an NFC device (like another phone!) in order to #provision a device owner. However, you still need to be able to somehow install the device owner APK... how can you do that if you don't even have ADB...?
Basically, I just tried to uninstall every Google package except com.google.android.packageinstaller and com.google.android.webview, I think that was it
OK, so two things: first, I found a cute FOSS SMS client, it's called QKSMS https://f-droid.org/en/packages/com.moez.QKSMS
Second, Jami has a really really good way to manage profiles and devices that keeps it all secure and P2P and nice - just make sure to keep your password safe and it's all
Haven't installed K-9 Mail yet, and... https://github.com/k9mail/k-9/projects/2
@espectalll why don't you stop elongating this thread?
@Pervertor because there's always stuff to say about it
@espectalll prithee, stop, for 'tis inconvenient
@espectalll What do you sync it sync via? I know if you have Nextcloud and DAVDroid then it syncs the calendar to other devices via that, and if you have Google services installed then it can use that also
@espectalll I can't be bothered to fix that first sentence
@vurpo DAVx5 (ex DAVDroid)
@espectalll k-9 mail is a great app. I've been using it for years
@espectalll you might just stop doing it.
@Pervertor what and why
@pony That's what happens when an app provides a black UI option
and it's great
@espectalll why did it change name
@a_breakin_glass too many things called Ring https://web.archive.org/web/20181219044411/https://ring.cx/en/news#ring-is-now-jami
@a_breakin_glass yes, it used to be called Ring... and before that, SFLPhone
@espectalll why couldn't it use gtk
@a_breakin_glass what do you mean? it uses GTK
@espectalll I thought it used Qt
@a_breakin_glass nope, it's actually a pretty decent implementation of GTK
@a_breakin_glass (or maybe they have a QT version?)
@a_breakin_glass ah yes, they have a QT port https://github.com/savoirfairelinux/ring-client-windows/blob/master/README.md
@espectalll real "yeah, let's not mention our system requirements on our fucking website" hours
@espectalll mainly because it doesn't work on any OS X versions less than 10.11 and I have no clue why
@a_breakin_glass tbh that should only be required for packagers and other people who will read the compile instructions nowadays
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