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List of Bloatware you can Remove or Uninstall from your Android device Without Root

Bloatware is the worst thing that can happen to your Android phone. It comes in the form of duplicate stock apps, system apps, unnecessary packages, and much more. Bloat can be heavy on performance and even battery life. For instance, Bixby can be quite heavy at times when all of its services are running. Some find Bixby useful, while some find it annoying for some reason. Same goes for carrier bloatware such as T-Mobile Movies, Microsoft apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Facebook’s App Manager or Services app, and much more. These apps sometimes comes as stock apps and can’t be uninstalled right away. Hence this tutorial on how to uninstall or remove Bloatware from your Android device with root or non root method.

List of Bloatware you need to Uninstall or Remove from your Android device

Before we hop onto uninstalling or removing the Bloatware from you Android device, lets explore the safe list of apps that can be removed.

Safe List of Samsung Bloatware removal:

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.svoice.sync
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.app.watchmanager
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.drivelink.stub
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.svoice
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.widgetapp.yahooedge.finance
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.android.dreams.phototable
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.widgetapp.yahooedge.sport
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.spdfnote
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.widgetapp.samsungapps
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.email.provider
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.app.ledcoverdream
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.cover.ledcover
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.app.desktoplauncher
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.app.withtv
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.app.memo
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.spp.push
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.app.shealth
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.spay
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.voicewakeup
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.voiceserviceplatform
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.sidesync30
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.hmt.vrsvc
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.app.vrsetupwizardstub
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.hmt.vrshell
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.android.exchange
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.groupcast
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.service.health
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.kidsplat.installer
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.widgetapp.diotek.smemo
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.provider.snote
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.app.translator
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.vlingo.midas
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.readershub
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.app.gamehub
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.everglades.update
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.everglades
pm uninstall -k --user 0 tv.peel.samsung.app
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.yosemite.phone
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.app.episodes
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.app.storyalbumwidget
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.tripwidget
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.service.travel
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.tripadvisor.tripadvisor
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.android.email
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.app.ocr

More Samsung Bloatware:

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.dsi.ant.sample.acquirechannels
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.dsi.ant.service.socket
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.dsi.ant.server
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.dsi.ant.plugins.antplus
pm uninstall -k --user 0 flipboard.boxer.app
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.cnn.mobile.android.phone.edgepanel
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.easyonehand
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.widgetapp.yahooedge.finance
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.android.dreams.phototable
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.printservice.recommendation
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.android.printspooler
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.widgetapp.yahooedge.sport
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.spdfnote
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.daemonapp
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.weather
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.app.reminder
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.hancom.office.editor.hidden
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.keyguardwallpaperupdator
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.app.news
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.android.egg
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.widgetapp.samsungapps

Samsung Game Launcher

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.game.gamehome
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.enhance.gameservice
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.game.gametools

Samsung Browser

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.app.sbrowser
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.app.sbrowseredge

Samsung Email

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.email.provider
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.wsomacp

VR

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.hmt.vrsvc
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.app.vrsetupwizardstub
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.hmt.vrshell
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.vr.vrcore

Samsung LED Cover

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.app.ledcoverdream
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.cover.ledcover

Samsung DEX

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.app.desktoplauncher

Samsung TV

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.app.withtv

Google Bloatware

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.gm
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.apps.tachyon
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.music
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.apps.docs
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.apps.maps
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.android.chrome
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.apps.photos
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.vr.vrcore
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.youtube
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.videos
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.talk
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.apps.books
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.apps.magazines
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.apps.plus

Microsoft Bloatware:

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.microsoft.skydrive
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.skype.raider
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.microsoft.office.excel
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.microsoft.office.word
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.microsoft.office.powerpoint

Verizon Bloatware:

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.vcast.mediamanager
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.vmmhux
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.vzw.hss.myverizon
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.asurion.android.verizon.vms
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.motricity.verizon.ssodownloadable
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.vzw.hs.android.modlite
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.vvm
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.vznavigator.[You_Model_Here]

T-Mobile Bloatware:

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.mobitv.client.tmobiletvhd
pm uninstall -k --user 0 us.com.dt.iq.appsource.tmobile

Facebook Bloatware:

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.facebook.katana
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.facebook.system
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.facebook.appmanager
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.facebook.services

Amazon Bloatware:

pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.amazon.mShop.android
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.amazon.fv
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.amazon.kindle
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.amazon.mp3
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.amazon.venezia

Miscellaneous Bloatware:

pm uninstall -k --user 0 flipboard.boxer.app
pm uninstall -k --user 0 flipboard.app
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.hancom.office.editor.hidden
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.audible.application
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.blurb.checkout
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.cequint.ecid
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.imdb.mobile
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.gotv.nflgamecenter.us.lite
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.infraware.polarisoffice5
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.nuance.swype.input

Warning: Be careful before uninstalling any system app or service. You must ensure that the package is not used by system to function. Uninstalling a critical system app may result in bricking your phone. So always double check before uninstalling any system app.

How to Uninstall/Remove Bloatware from Carrier, OEM, Apps with or without Root

Root Method 1:

If you have root access on you Android device; meaning if your Android phone is rooted with latest Magisk or SuperSU, then you can download and install a System App Remover (Root) app such as the following.

System app remover (root needed)
System app remover (root needed)
Developer: Jumobile
Price: Free+

Simply launch the app, grant root permission using your root manager app, it will list the apps and uninstall the app or package you would like.

Alternatively, you can also use a root Package Disabler or Service Disabler app from Play Store and remove any app of your choice.

Non-Root Method 2:

You can also uninstall or remove any app using ADB debugging. Generally, apps come in the form of packages. Apps that are deeply embedded into the system cannot be removed or uninstalled. All you can do is disable them. So they still take up storage space.

Best way is to remove the packages using ADB Shell. See the safe to remove list from above and then you can choose any package to uninstall.

While uninstalling any app, if the terminal throws an error Not Installed For User 0, that means the package isn’t on your phone.

Visit this tutorial (Method 3) on how to remove bloatware using ADB commands:

How to Disable, Uninstall, Or Remap Bixby on Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Note 8, S9, S8,

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