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Thinker GUI for uninstall Android bloatware Apps via 'adb' without root.

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Thinker GUI for uninstall Android bloatware Apps via “adb” without root.

  • activate “Developer Options”
  • enable “USB Debugging”
  • install Android Debug Bridge (e.g.: sudo apt install adb)
  • connect device via USB
  • start adb_uninstall

See also:

created 2019 by Jens Diemer GNU General Public License v3 or later (GPLv3+)

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You can’t just install all listed apps. Some of them are essential system app and deinstall will brick or damages the OS!

There are two modes:

  • uninstall apps - Will deinstall the package for the current user
  • deactivate apps - Will only deactivate the package for the current user

It’s safer to just deactivate the apps ;)

uninstall / locked apps

There is a list of apk package names that are “locked” in PyAdbUninstall

But this list is incomplete!

The list is LOCKED_APPS in:

Please help to complete this list by github pull request ;)

package actions by hand via adb

Check / init adb connection:

# Just show version information:
$ adb version
Android Debug Bridge version 1.0.36
Revision 1:7.0.0+r33-2

# List of devices attached:
$ adb devices -l

# kill the adb server if it is running:
$ adb kill-server

# Kick current connection from host side and make it reconnect:
$ adb reconnect

List all installed apk packages:

$ adb shell pm list packages

Deactivate one apk package:

$ adb shell pm disable-user <packagname>

Uninstall one apk package:

$ adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 <packagname>
  • -k - keep the data and cache directories
  • --user 0 - Deinstall only for current user


# clone repository from github:
~$ git clone

~$ cd PyAdbUninstall
~/PyAdbUninstall$ pipenv sync

# Start GUI:
~/PyAdbUninstall$ pipenv run adb_uninstall

help wanted

  • Complete LOCKED_APPS list (see above)

Pull Requests are welcome ;)

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