📝How-to: Disable system application on Android


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Android phones do not allow to uninstall/disable many system applications. It is still possible to do via ADB: How To Disable Any System App Bloatware On Android Without Root

  • use App Inspector to list applications and their ids

    • OR

      adb shell pm list packages
  • disable application

    adb shell pm disable-user --user 0 <package.id>
  • list disabled apps:

    adb shell pm list packages -d
  • enable app

    adb shell pm enable <package.id>