A detailed step by step guide on how to remove/uninstall system apps, carrier bloatware and OEM bloatware from your phone without root. Talking about Bloatwares is a trending topic today, some of you might be wondering What is a Bloatware? It is software whose usefulness is reduced because of the excessive disk space and memory it requires. Bloatware uses lots of space and it’s not even worth the functionality it offers. You can save a lot of space by removing the bloatwares. System apps, we all know what pain they are! System apps are the apps that come pre-installed on your device. We use most of the system apps like Gmail, Maps etc. but some apps are of no use to you, removing them could make some space for new apps and also reduce RAM usage.
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Now, you’ll be thinking how to remove this Bloatware and System apps? Do you have to root our device it will void the warranty! and blah blah! The good news is, you can remove these without rooting your device with this simple steps; just follow me.
Do not remove any package you don’t know about it could cause damage to your device.
Table of Contents
- USB drivers for your device:
- ADB and Fastboot Tool installed on PC. Follow the below Guide:
- Enable USB Debugging on your device:
We are going to make use of a little apps called ‘App Inspector’. You can download the same by clicking below:
Steps to Uninstall System Apps, Carried/OEM Bloatware without Root
If you need any help with any of the steps below, simply drop a comment and we will help you out!
Step 1. Connect your device to PC via USB cable and select MTP USB options.
Step 2. Go to the ADB and Fastboot folder and open Command Prompt Window by
Hold Shift key + Right Click and select Open Command Prompt Window here
Step 3. After the command prompt window type the following command.
adb devices and hit enter
If your device is connected it will show you the serial number of your device, now follow step 4, If not make sure that the connection is right and tight.
Step 4. Type the commands to see all packages installed on your device.
adb shell cmd pm list packages | grep "Package name which to be uninstalled"
Step 5. Now to uninstall a package type the following commands
adb shell and hit enter pm uninstall -k --user 0 "Package name which is to be uninstalled"
Step 6. Now will get a message “Success” and done. Now you can remove any package or bloatware with this method.
Note : Rename the “Package name which is to be uninstalled” to the actual package name
Congratulations! Now you can remove any packages from your device.