Steps to remove stock apps in Android (No Rooting required)

Steps to remove stock apps in Android (No Rooting required)

There are dozens of stock apps that come bundled with android operating system. These apps are persistently sitting on your home screen and going nowhere. Some of them take up a considerable amount of your device’s memory. No matter what your reasons are, it’s best that you remove all of them from your device.


If you have a rooted Android device, you can easily remove any stock apps from your home screen, but rooting may put you at security risks. Fortunately, there is a way to remove your stock apps from your Android phone without rooting.

In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to remove stock apps in Android without rooting.

Before we get started, make sure that you have disabled all the apps you want to get rid of on your Android phone. To do that, head to Settings > Applications > Applications Manager> Force Stop > Disable.

Steps to uninstall stock apps in Android (no rooting required)

Step one: First off, you need to enable developer option that can be done by going to Settings > About Phone >Build Number. Once you are in, tap on the build number several times to activate developer option

Step two: Once you are done, tap on Developer Options and check the box to the right hand side of USB Debugging

Step three: You are now supposed download and install Debloater tool. You can get it by heading over to here. Once you are done, connect your Android phone to your PC using an USB cable and wait a few seconds until the tool detects your phone. Click OK when you get a warning message

Step four: Next up, click on Read Phone Packages at the top-left corner so that the tool will start reading all of the applications on your Android phone

Step five: When it is done, you will see all of your apps. You simply need to check the box(es) next to app(s) you want to remove from  your device and click Apply

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