[How to] Disable Google Discover on Realme Devices

The Google Discover app from Google is a convenient service that comes pre-installed on numerous devices and you can easily access it simply by right swiping from the home screen.

It offers numerous features from different categories, based on your search history and the topics that you frequently interact with. Whether it is news, temperature, stock market, or live scores, you can get all the information at a glance.

Some people may not be comfortable with the prospect of Google constantly keeping track of their history and personal data. This is why they may feel that they are at a major privacy risk and want Google to have less intrusion into their digital life.

If you’re in the same boat, then you may want to disable Google Discover on your device. In this guide, you will get to know how to disable Google Discover on Realme Devices.

Steps to disable Google Discover on Realme Devices

[How to] Disable Google Discover on Realme Devices

  • To start off, you should download and extract Android SDK Platform Tools on your computer
  • After that, enable USB Debugging on your smartphone and connect it to your PC using the USB cable
  • Type in CMD in the platform-tools folder address bar before hitting Enter
  • After that, type in the below command in the CMD window for enabling shell –
adb shell
  • You will get a prompt and you’ll need to tap on “Allow/OK”
  • Then, execute the following command –
pm disable-user --user 0 com.oplus.leftscreen

Disable via the Google app

  • Open the Settings app on your Android smartphone before tapping on your Profile Picture
  • In the menu that appears, you should tap on “Settings” before selecting “General”
  • Once you reach the General settings screen, you should tap on the toggle beside “Discover” for enabling or disabling Google Discover
  • Now, you will still be able to access Google Search by swiping from left to right on your device’s home screen

Aviral Sharma
Aviral Sharma
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Aviral Sharma is a talented and passionate writer who has been using words to express his thoughts ever since he learned how to hold a pen. He is passionate about outer space, history, sports, and most importantly, technology. Aviral has been a regular writer for rootmygalaxy for over 6 years and has been covering games and Android guides. He currently owns a Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra, an iPhone 13, and a HP Pavilion laptop.

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