How to Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) From Android Device
How to Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) From Android Device

Remove the bloatware (pre-installed apps) from your Android device that  are already pre-installed in your device by the device manufacturer. Use the two different methods, one with rooted Android and other with non rooted Android to remove the bloatware apps.

Today hacking is a pretty constant thing in our virtual world, and hacking is now most prevalent in the smartphone OS that is Android. So to conclude this issue, we are here with interesting and very useful as well as working tricks for getting secure from Android hacking. It becomes too extreme when user roots their Android device as the rooted Android is the open gateway for the various security threats that are the bloatware apps. They can attack your device security and make it vulnerable to many security breaches, and that’s why we are here with a tutorial to make you aware of all these things by removing all the bloatware from your device to protect your device. So have a look at complete guide discussed below to proceed.

Also Read: How to Restrict Data Usage for Specific Apps On Android

How to Remove Bloatware (Remove Bloatware Android)

The method is quite simple and straight, and you just need to follow a simple guide that we are discussing right here and it will help you to ensure your privacy on your Android device by removing all the bloatware from it. So, check out how to uninstall system apps android without root.

Also Read: How To Secure Rooted Android From Security Threats

#1 Removing Bloatware Apps In Non-Rooted Android

Some of the stock apps are there that most are of no use, so it is better to remove them from your device as you can’t remove them manually. So, check out how to delete factory apps on android without rooting.

Step 1. First of all, you need to enable developer option which you can enable by heading to Settings -> About Phone -> Build Number (Tap on build number 7-10 times and your developer options will get activated).

Step 2. Now you will see developer option in your settings and tap on it and scroll down and enable USB Debugging.

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Step 3. Now you need to download and install Debloater tool in your Windows PC that will allow you to remove system apps from your device.

Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device
Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device

Step 4. Now connect your Android device with USB cable to your PC and wait for the tool to detect your device.

Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device
Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device

Step 5. Now after the device is detected, you will need to scan the apps that are being currently installed on your device, and that includes your system apps. Simply mark the apps that you want to remove.

Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device
Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device

Step 6. You just need to click on apply button, and this will block all those apps from your device, and they will be no longer there on your device to consume your memory.

Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device
Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device

You can also undo this process by un-ticking them to access them again. That’s it! You are done, now all those apps will be removed from your device, and your device storage will be free from them.

#2 How to uninstall preinstalled apps on android with root

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Remove Bloatware from Android Device3

If you have already rooted Android device, then you can give a try to the app NoBloat Free, this will let you remove all the bloatware apps that have no meaning in your device and are just compromising your security. So, this app will help you to remove all the bloatware apps.

Also Read: How to Play YouTube Videos in Background Without Rooting Android

Using System App Remover (best bloatware remover android)

Step 1. First of all, you need to root your Android phone, for that follow this article How To Root Android Without Risking Android Warranty

Step 2. Now install the app System App Remover from Google Play Store

System App Entferner (root needed)
System App Entferner (root needed)
Developer: Jumobile
Price: To be announced
  • System App Entferner (root needed) Screenshot
  • System App Entferner (root needed) Screenshot
  • System App Entferner (root needed) Screenshot
  • System App Entferner (root needed) Screenshot
  • System App Entferner (root needed) Screenshot
  • System App Entferner (root needed) Screenshot

Step 3. Now launch the app and open the menu from there select the option ‘System App.’

Using System App Remover
Using System App Remover

Step 4. Simply, select the app that you want to remove and tap on ‘Uninstall.’

Using System App Remover
Using System App Remover

That’s it! You are done this is one of the easiest ways to remove bloatware from your Android smartphone.

Also Read: How To Recover Deleted Photos & Videos From Android (Top 4 Ways)

Using ES File Explorer On Rooted Android Device

Well, we all know that ES File Explorer is one of the famous file manager apps that is available for an Android operating system. However, do you know, ES File Explorer can remove bloatware too? Well, we are going to show you how you can use ES File Explorer on a rooted Android device to remove pre-installed apps.

Step 1. First of all, download and install ES File Explorer on your Android smartphone from Google Play Store.

ES Datei Explorer
ES Datei Explorer
Developer: ES Global
Price: Free+
  • ES Datei Explorer Screenshot
  • ES Datei Explorer Screenshot
  • ES Datei Explorer Screenshot

Step 2. Now on your rooted Android device, you need to open ES File Explorer app and then you will see the interface like below.

Using ES File Explorer
Using ES File Explorer

Step 3. You need to tap on the menu button to open up the menu on and there you need to tap on ‘App’

Using ES File Explorer
Using ES File Explorer

Step 4. Now ES File Explorer will show you the list of apps that are installed on your Android device. Simply, select the ones which you want to delete including the bloatware and then tap on the trashcan icon at the top of the screen.

Using ES File Explorer
Using ES File Explorer

That’s it, you are done! This is how you can use ES File Explorer to remove bloatware from your Android smartphone or tablet.

Get Rid Of Bloatware On a Rooted Phone

Well, this tutorial is for those who don’t want to go through all the hassle. If you have a rooted Android device, then you might choose to free the bloatware. Look the method which is going to share below will not help you to remove them, rather it will help you to freeze them. That means the bloatware will no longer consume your CPU Or RAM Resources.

Step 1. First of all, download and install Titanium Pro Apk on your Android Device. You can get the premium version from the Google Play Store.

Step 2. Open the app and grant all the much-needed permissions.

Get Rid Of Bloatware On a Rooted Phone
Get Rid Of Bloatware On a Rooted Phone

Step 3. Now, you need to select the ‘Backup/Restore’ tab to see the list of apps installed on your Android smartphone. Now you need to select the apps (Bloatware) which you want to freeze.

Get Rid Of Bloatware On a Rooted Phone
Get Rid Of Bloatware On a Rooted Phone

Step 4. Open the app and then tap on the ‘Freeze!’ a button located at the top.

Get Rid Of Bloatware On a Rooted Phone
Get Rid Of Bloatware On a Rooted Phone

Step 5. Now, wait for few seconds until you get a notification that the app has been frozen.

Get Rid Of Bloatware On a Rooted Phone
Get Rid Of Bloatware On a Rooted Phone

Step 6. Now, in order to unfreeze the frozen app, open the same app and then tap on ‘Defrost!’

Get Rid Of Bloatware On a Rooted Phone
Get Rid Of Bloatware On a Rooted Phone

That’s it, you are done! This is how you can use Titanium Backup Pro to get rid of Bloatware on your Android smartphone.

So the above guide is all about how to delete system apps on unrooted android. By using this guide, you can easily make your device bloatware free by just simply removing them with both possible ways discussed above. Hope you like the guide, do share with others too. Leave a comment of you to have any related queries with this.



AUTHOR

Karanpreet Singh is the Co-Founder of Techviral. He writes about how to, tutorials especially on Android, iPhone, Computer, Internet, Social Networks, etc. Apart from this, he is an Ec-Council CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) and a Digital Marketing Expert. He loves to share his knowledge with others through blogging.