Uninstall Bloatware from Samsung Galaxy S10 without Root

Updated on 15 May 2020 by

Bloatware can slow down your device and consume battery. Learn how to remove or uninstall preinstalled system apps from Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10e without root. Yes, you read that right. You do not need to root your device in order to remove unnecessary apps from your device.

Samsung has come a long, long way in terms of software. We all remember how bloated Samsung’s infamous UI TouchWiz was. From there, we have reached the OneUI, which is way better than Samsung’s previous skins but it still could be better. Samsung still insists on including innecessary and gimmicky features and apps all over the UI. These apps and features not only take up space on your device but they also reduce battery life.

Sure, there are options to disable any app you want. But that still does not resolve the space issue. In this guide, we are bringing a list of apps that are safe to remove from Galaxy S10 (family) and there is also an easy step by step guide on how to remove bloatware from Galaxy S10.

List of Apps That Are Safe to Remove from Galaxy S10 (with Package Names)

There are tons of preinstalled apps in any Android device and not all of the are bloat. Some are needed for the core functioning of the device. Hence, it is important to know which apps are safe to remove. Here’s a list of safe to remove apps for Galaxy S10. Thanks to XDA Senior Developer Neo3D, for the list. Don’t forget to check out the guide on how to remove them in the next section:

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Bixby

com.samsung.android.bixby.wakeup
com.samsung.android.app.spage
com.samsung.android.app.routines
com.samsung.android.bixby.service
com.samsung.android.visionintelligence
com.samsung.android.bixby.agent
com.samsung.android.bixby.agent.dummy
com.samsung.android.bixbyvision.framework

General System

com.dsi.ant.sample.acquirechannels
com.dsi.ant.service.socket
com.dsi.ant.server
com.dsi.ant.plugins.antplus
com.android.egg
com.sec.android.easyonehand
com.sec.android.widgetapp.samsungapps
com.sec.android.app.launcher
com.samsung.android.mateagent
com.sec.android.easyMover.Agent
com.samsung.android.app.watchmanagerstub
com.sec.android.daemonapp
com.samsung.android.app.social

Samsung Pass/Samsung Pay

com.samsung.android.samsungpassautofill
com.samsung.android.authfw
com.samsung.android.samsungpass
com.samsung.android.spay
com.samsung.android.spayfw

Gimmicky apps

com.samsung.android.aremoji
com.google.ar.core
flipboard.boxer.app
com.samsung.android.wellbeing
com.samsung.android.da.daagent
com.samsung.android.service.livedrawing
com.sec.android.mimage.avatarstickers

Facebook

com.facebook.katana
com.facebook.system
com.facebook.appmanager
com.facebook.services

Car Mode

com.samsung.android.drivelink.stub

Printing

com.android.bips
com.google.android.printservice.recommendation
com.android.printspooler

Samsung Email

com.samsung.android.email.provider
com.wsomacp

Samsung Game Launcher

com.samsung.android.game.gamehome
com.enhance.gameservice
com.samsung.android.game.gametools
com.samsung.android.game.gos
com.samsung.android.gametuner.thin

Samsung Browser

com.sec.android.app.sbrowser
com.samsung.android.app.sbrowseredge

Gear VR

com.samsung.android.hmt.vrsvc
com.samsung.android.app.vrsetupwizardstub
com.samsung.android.hmt.vrshell
com.google.vr.vrcore

Samsung Kids

com.samsung.android.kidsinstaller
com.samsung.android.app.camera.sticker.facearavatar.preload

Samsung LED Cover

com.samsung.android.app.ledbackcover
com.sec.android.cover.ledcover

Edge

com.samsung.android.service.peoplestripe

Samsung DEX

com.sec.android.desktopmode.uiservice
com.samsung.desktopsystemui
com.sec.android.app.desktoplauncher

If you want to remove any other app than the ones mentioned in the above list, make sure to find out it’s package name by using the below app:

App Inspector
Price: Free

Once you install the above app, simply tap on any app and you will be able to see the package name there. You can simply tap on the package name to copy it.

How to Uninstall Bloatware from Samsung Galaxy S10?

  1. Installing ADB: Download this zip file and extract it to your computer: ADB Installer. Double click the installer and follow the onscreen instructions. The ADB will be installed in the below location on your computer:
    C:adb
  2. In your phone, go to Settings > About Phone > Software information and tap on Build number continuously to unlock ‘Developer options‘. Just before the option is unlocked, you might be asked to enter your device passcode (if you have enabled it) and the option will be enabled.
  3. Now, go back to Settings > Developer options and enable USB Debugging.
  4. Go to the folder where ADB is installed on your computer (Probably C:adb, if you have followed the above steps) and open a command windows/PowerShell window here. To do this, hold down shift key + Right-click and select ‘Open command window here’.
  5. Connect your Samsung Galaxy to your computer and tap ‘Yes‘ to the allow access prompt on your phone.
  6. In PowerShell window, enter the below command:
    adb devices

    If this is your first time connecting your device to your computer (with USB Debugging enabled), then you will get a ‘Allow USB debugging?‘ prompt like below. Check ‘Always allow from this computer‘ and tap OK.uninstall-bloatware-galaxy-s10-s10-Plus-S10e-1

  7. Now, if the device is properly connected, you should see your device ID listed in the PowerShell window as below:uninstall-bloatware-galaxy-s10-s10-Plus-S10e-1
  8. Next, type the below command:
    adb shell
  9. Following that, you can enter the below command to uninstall any app from Galaxy S10:
    pm uninstall -k --user 0 <app-package-name-here>

    For example, to uninstall a Bixby related app, I would enter the following command

    pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.bixby.wakeup

    and the output will be like this with a ‘Success’ message:uninstall-bloatware-galaxy-s10-s10-Plus-S10e-2

  10. Done!
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You can follow the above procedure for every app you want to uninstall. This is the easiest way to uninstall preinstalled system app/bloatware from your Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e. To make sure the app is completely gone, you can look for the app in Settings > Apps and it shouldn’t be there!

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