Android OEM used to come with pre-installed applications, some of which are bloatware, some of which are useful, and some harmful. Most Android manufacturers do this on purpose to offer a device with a low price point. The most painful part about the game was that you were not allowed to remove the app straightforward.

Some apps aim to provide their service through third-party apps, which are cheap and not so useful. Today, we will be sharing how you can remove the pre-installed application but without root access. So without further ado, let’s check it out.

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On
your Android device, enable the Developer Option.

  • Open Device Settings
  • Scroll down and open About Phone
  • Tap over “Buid Number” multiple times until it shows “You are now a developer.”

Remove pre-installed apps.

  • From here, it’s quite a straightforward method to remove the system apps from an Android device, thanks to XDA for providing a visual guide, which you can view in the embedded video.
  • Begin by connecting your device to the computer via a suitable USB cable.
    Select “File Transfer” mode from the notification or prompt to allow access to manage files on your device.
  • Head over to PowerShell where you left, type adb device and enter, which will show your device connected to your computer.
  • Next, type adb shell and hit enter.
  • Now enter pm. As a result, the package name looks like this: “package: com.android.chrome”; alternatively, you can find the package name by visiting the Play Store URL.
  • When you see the play store URL, it has a package ID of https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.android.chrome.
    After you figure it out, you can proceed to uninstall by typing pm uninstall -k –user 0 package-name
  • Keep patience until it’s finished, and once it’s done, it will show the “success” message upfront.
  • That’s it.

Please keep in mind that some system apps are required for your device and should not be removed. Ensure you won’t remove apps that are core to the integration of Android.

We believe this article remains helpful for you and has successfully removed system apps from your device. If you have any queries, please share them with us in the comment section down below. Keep an eye out for future updates on the subject.