Uninstall System Apps With ADB ( No ROOT)



2018-11-02 09:23

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Edited by prinsvlad at 2018-11-02 08:03

Uninstall system apps without Rooting you're Phone.

*Device used : Meizu M6S FlymeOS 7.0.1G
*Operating System : Windows 10 x64

Read Carefully and you can uninstall any system app without rooting you're phone and don't loose OTA funtionality!.

Remove system apps Meizu M6S without Root!. ( may work on other devices too )

Windows 10 tested!.

Install adb drivers : http://download.clockworkmod.com/test/UniversalAdbDriverSetup.msi

Download platform-tools : https://dl.google.com/android/repository/platform-tools-latest-windows.zip
                          unzip or place unzipped folder in C:\

Activate Developer Options on Phone and activate usb debugging

start adb server via start menu > Clockworkmod > start adb server > message appears on screen

Connect you're phone

open cmd as Admin and type two times : cd..
now youre in C:\ directory

command : cd platform-tools
now youre in C:\platform-tools directory

command : adb devices

you see : C:\platform-tools>adb devices
List of devices attached
xxxxxxxxxxxx (you're device)

command : adb shell
you see : MeizuM6s:/ $

command : pm list packages

search package name to uninstall e.g : com.emoji.keyboard.touchpal

command to uninstall : pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.emoji.keyboard.touchpal

success command is : 2|MeizuM6s:/ $ pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.emoji.keyboard.touchpal

I didn't want to loose OTA functionality by rooting my phone and also after rooting Netflix isn't working/updating anymore because of root.

So i hope many can benefit from this easy and quick tutorial.

Be carefull and do not remove app packages if you don not know what they excactly are!.

Happy uninstalling!!.