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Airstream25

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Sep 9, 2012
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How do I disable Samsung Internet?
In App Settings, the disable button is ghosted.
Using "Force Stop" is not permanent.
This app starts up frequently on its own and is annoying.
Firefox is set as my default browser.
Phone is Galaxy S10 SM-G973U
 
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Airstream25

Senior Member
Sep 9, 2012
90
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adb command to disable Samsung Internet browser

That command was not successful, see below;

PS C:\adb\platform-tools> .\adb shell pm disable com.sec.android.app.sbrowser
Security exception: Shell cannot change component state for com.sec.android.app.sbrowser/null to 2

java.lang.SecurityException: Shell cannot change component state for com.sec.android.app.sbrowser/null to 2
at com.android.server.pm.PackageManagerService.setEnabledSetting(PackageManagerService.java:25067)
at com.android.server.pm.PackageManagerService.setApplicationEnabledSetting(PackageManagerService.java:24817)
at com.android.server.pm.PackageManagerShellCommand.runSetEnabledSetting(PackageManagerShellCommand.java:1610)
at com.android.server.pm.PackageManagerShellCommand.onCommand(PackageManagerShellCommand.java:199)
at android.os.ShellCommand.exec(ShellCommand.java:103)
at com.android.server.pm.PackageManagerService.onShellCommand(PackageManagerService.java:25942)
at android.os.Binder.shellCommand(Binder.java:642)
at android.os.Binder.onTransact(Binder.java:540)
at android.content.pm.IPackageManager$Stub.onTransact(IPackageManager.java:3329)
at com.android.server.pm.PackageManagerService.onTransact(PackageManagerService.java:4763)
at android.os.Binder.execTransact(Binder.java:739)
PS C:\adb\platform-tools>
 

zedxambia

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Feb 8, 2019
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uninstalling samsung internet

Greetings,
I tried uninstalling Samsung internet through ADB prompt
below is the code I used and error.
C:\WINDOWS\system32>adb shell
d2q:/ $ pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.andriod.app.sbrowser
Failure [not installed for 0]
1|d2q:/ $

Please help me. Thanks

---------- Post added at 04:49 PM ---------- Previous post was at 04:45 PM ----------

PS C:\adb\platform-tools> .\adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.app.sbrowser
Success
PS C:\adb\platform-tools>

Wow, you guys are great, thanks!


Greetings,
I tried uninstalling Samsung internet through ADB prompt
below is the code I used and error.
C:\WINDOWS\system32>adb shell
d2q:/ $ pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.andriod.app.sbrowser
Failure [not installed for 0]
1|d2q:/ $

Please help me. Thanks
 

Merlin402

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Jun 9, 2020
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E:\platform-tools_r30.0.2-windows\platform-tools>adb.exe shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.app.sbrowser
adb.exe: more than one device/emulator
 

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    How do I disable Samsung Internet?
    In App Settings, the disable button is ghosted.
    Using "Force Stop" is not permanent.
    This app starts up frequently on its own and is annoying.
    Firefox is set as my default browser.
    Phone is Galaxy S10 SM-G973U

    Samsung internet can be uninstalled on G973F...
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    You can uninstall it with adb:
    Code:
    adb shell pm.uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.app.sbrowser

    For disabling it enter:
    Code:
    adb shell pm disable com.sec.android.app.sbrowser
    1
    S C:\adb\platform-tools> .\adb devices
    List of devices attached
    RF8M20Z.... device

    PS C:\adb\platform-tools> .\adb shell pm.uninstall -k --user 0 com.sec.android.app.sbrowser
    /system/bin/sh: pm.uninstall: not found
    PS C:\adb\platform-tools>
    My
    You have a . It should be pm uninstall