How to Remove Unwanted Apps from an Android Phone

Last Updated on December 15, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to delete unwanted apps or pre installed apps on Android phones and tablets? Here’s how to remove unwanted apps from an Android phone. You can remove bloatware or installed apps from your phone, but can’t delete apps on Android that came with phone (System apps). The only option is to disable (Hide app) system app or unwanted pre-installed apps on your Android 12, Android 11, and Android 10 devices. When you disable the app, that app will hide from your app drawer & home screen. To use the app, you need to enable it again on your device.

How to Delete Unwanted Apps on Android

First, find the least used apps and delete an app on Android phones and tablets.

How to Find Unwanted Apps on Android and Delete Them

Step 1: Open the Google play store app in your phone.

Step 2: Tap the Profile icon at the top right corner.

Step 3: Tap the Manage apps & device.

Step 4: Tap on Manage.

How to Find Unwanted Apps on Android

Step 5: Tap the Recently updated and Select a Least used.

How to Remove Unwanted Apps from an Android Phone

Step 6: Select the Apps and tap on Trash icon at the top right corner to delete apps Android.

How to Delete Unwanted Apps on Android

Step 7: Tap the Uninstall to uninstall this app from your device.

Now, delete unwanted apps from your device and free up storage.

How to Disable Pre installed Apps Android

You can uninstall pre-installed apps on Android without root to disable them using below given settings.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Go to Apps settings on your Android phone

Step 2: Tap on Apps.

Tap on system apps on Android

Step 3: Tap on See all apps.

Disable Pre-installed App on your Android phone

Step 4: Tap on Three vertical dots.

Delete System Apps on Android that Came with Phone

Step 5: Tap on the Show system.

Step 6: Select the App.

How to Delete Pre Installed Apps on Android

Step 7: Tap on Disable.

Disable Pre Installed App on Android

Step 8: Tap on Disable app.

Now, this app hides from your device.

Step 9: To access the app, enable it.

How to Uninstall Apps on Android that Won’t Uninstall using Google Play Store

Uninstall App using Play Store on Android

Open Play store > Profile icon at the upper right > Manages apps and device > See details > Tap on any Pre-installed App you want to delete > Uninstall

How to Uninstall Google Play Store

How to Uninstall Google Play Store

Settings > Apps > See all apps > Three vertical dots at the top right > Show system > Google Play Store > Disable > Disable app

How to Undo Update App – System Apps Only

How to Undo Update App

Settings > Apps > See all apps > Three vertical dots at the top right > Show system > Select the App > Three vertical dots > Uninstall updates > OK

How to Disable Apps on Android

Settings > Apps > See all apps > Select the App > Disable > Disable app

How to Delete Apps on Android Samsung One UI 4.1

Apply the settings below on your Samsung Galaxy devices running Android 12 with One UI 4.1.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Click on Apps.

Step 3: Choose an App you want to delete or uninstall.

Step 4: Click on Uninstall at the bottom middle.

This pop-up display: Do you want to uninstall the app?

Step 5: Click on OK.

And that’s all. Do you know any alternative methods to delete pre-installed apps on Android? Please, share it with us in below comment box.

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