How to Uninstall System Apps on Android Without Root

Guide: How to Uninstall System Apps on Android Without Root.Simple steps to remove bloatware on your Android device.Hide or disable unused android apps.

How many of you are fed up of the useless preinstalled apps or better known as bloatware that takes up your internal space and prevent you from downloading the more useful apps?? As I guessed, most of you! Not only are they useless, but they also slow down the phone. These apps include carrier services, cloud storage and other apps related to sports, games and antivirus. But don’t worry, you can remove these apps with ease and the best part is that rooting your phone won’t be needed. There are some methods where you can temporary remove apps and there are somewhere you can permanently uninstall them, so let’s check out both methods.

Hide all the unwanted apps

This might be the easiest way to clean up your app drawer in case you have too many unwanted apps taking up space. While there is no description of how to hide apps as every manufacturer has a different process. The only negative is that this method only helps to keep the apps out of sight and doesn’t uninstall them. The apps will still run in the background and continue to take up space.

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Must Read: How to hide files, photos, videos and apps on Android Without An App


Disable / Uninstall System Apps (Only Hide)

This method makes sure that the unwanted apps are not running in the background and the icons won’t be visible. The only negative is that the apps will continue to take up the storage space.For disabling an app, you need to follow these step:

1) Open the settings app from app drawer

Setting app

2) Now scroll down to the app section from the setting menu

Scroll down to apps

3) Select the apps you want to disable and click on the option ‘disable’ and then click on Yes when you get a warning message.

Disable system apps from settings

Note: Above method is only going to hide the apps not permanently delete them.


Though none of these methods will give quite the satisfaction as uninstalling the app completely but it is certain that these methods will help to some extent.For people who want to uninstall these apps permanently, these are a method.

You will be using a software called Debloater. It can work in any android device without even rooting it.


How to Uninstall System apps (Remove Bloatware):

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Uninstall System Apps

Basic Requirements:

  1. You need to have the Debloater software downloaded and installed.
  2. The Android device which you are using should be running on Android 4.4 or more.
  3. USB debugging must be enabled on your phone.Guide [icon name=”hand-o-right” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] How to Enable Developer Options, USB Debugging and OEM Unlock on Android
  4. The USB drivers for your device must be Installed in your PC.

Guide to Uninstall System apps using Debloater Software

1) Open the Debloater software on your PC and enable the USB debugging option on your device.

2) Now make sure that the ADB drivers for your device are already installed in your PC.Guide below [icon name=”level-down” class=”” unprefixed_class=””]

3) Now connect your android device to your PC.Click on ‘Read Device Packages’ button from Debloater Software and wait for the list of installed apps to appear.

Uninstall system apps using Debloater software

Debloater software read device packages

4) Double click on any app which you want to uninstall and then click on ‘Apply’ button.

Debloater software remove bloatware apply

Done! You have successfully uninstalled the useless apps on your Android device.

Warning: Uninstalling important system apps like Framework might cause your device to brick, so only uninstall those apps which you don’t require.

If you have any question related to this post, feel free to leave that in the comment section 🙂

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
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Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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