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Jun 13, 2021
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Samsung Galaxy J1
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In this post i will tell you about how you can uninstall and diasble apps using adb, without root access,

i will be using my brand new poco m3, to show how this works, but it can also, be applied to any other android (phone or skin).


So, lets begin the prerequisites, means what you need to do before hand to be able to use adb successfully,
  1. Download adb and fastboot, on to your machine, if windows use this one :- click here
  2. for linux (debian/ubuntu) :- use command sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot
  3. then goto settings and about phone and if you are using MIUI click on miui version till you are a developer appears
  4. and for all other phones click build number till you are a developer appears.
  5. goto developer option and enable usb debugging
  6. after it, on your terminal or cmd, type adb devices, after typing adb devices your phone should prompt you to verify your pc click accept or ok what ever appears in your phone.

after it, here is command to uninstall app using adb,
adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 <package name>

and command to disable is,

adb shell pm disable-user <package name>

updating this post with garbage/ bloatware apps in miui 12 poco m3 soon......

update 1 :- oct 23 21:25

here is command to fully uninstall all bloat apps but keep there data in case we need it latter ( you can also delete data by removing -k from command)


adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.mi.android.globalminusscreen

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.xiaomi.calendar (xiaomi calander)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.facebook.services (facebook == junk)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.miui.bugreport ( well i don't need bug repot app)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.mi.android.globalFileexplorer (xiaomi file explorer)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.miui.gallery (xiaomi gallary)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.xiaomi.mipicks ( uninstall it now thank me later)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.miui.audiomonitor (??? music player)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.mipay.wallet.in ( chiness app i can't trust)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.miui.player ( music player)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.miui.notes (i don't prefer it but you can try)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.mi.android.globallauncher (poco launcher, like it?)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.miui.miservice (mi service app i don't need)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.xiaomi.midrop ( share me ??)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.android.soundrecorder (it record and save it on cloud(china) may be ???)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.miui.weather2 ( i prefere google for this so i just uninstalled it)

adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.android.stk (sim took kit )
 
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