How To Uninstall System Apps On Android (With or Without Root)

Vintaytime Staff
3 months ago / Updated - July 31, 2017
How To Uninstall System Apps On Android (With or Without Root)

System apps are pre-installed with your Android phone or tablet. You cannot remove / delete / uninstall system apps directly from your Android, but the root Android device can do it easily. The real problem is not with the pre-installed Google apps, many Android phone makers have installed some additional bloatware apps in their devices that can cause problems to users, such as drain batteries, take more space and memory, show ads , etc.

Never try to uninstall or disable Google Apps from your Android device. If you disable or remove Google Play Store, Google Play services, or any other Google app, your phone may crash.

Uninstall system apps on Android without root

Follow the steps given below:

  1. Go to Android Settings and then Apps.
  2. Tap on the menu and then “Show system” or “Show system apps”.
  3. Click the system app you want to delete.
  4. Click the Disable button.
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  5. Select OK when it says “Replace this app with the factory version…”.

If you want to use that app in the future, select Cancel in step 5.

As a non-rooted Android user, you can only disable system apps. Do not worry about it, disabled apps are considered as uninstalled apps, they not able to execute any of your code on your Android. As I said, removing the system application can cause problems with your device. So if you get an error, you can enable the app in the future.

Uninstall system apps on Android with root

With Root Access, you can easily uninstall system apps from your Android completely. The best apps for rooted Android device to uninstall system apps are System app removerSystem app uninstaller, and Root App Deleter.

To uninstall system apps using System app remover: Install the app from Google Play, open it and select multiple apps that you want to uninstall. Do not uninstall apps labeled with [Should keep] and [Key module] otherwise your device will not work properly. And after uninstallation, do reboot your device.

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