Reply to post: Oh but you can remove bloatware to a certain degree ...

Eggheads confirm: Rampant Android bloatware a privacy and security hellscape

bungle42

Oh but you can remove bloatware to a certain degree ...

It is possible to de-bloat your phone without root access by using one of the simple guides such as the following which uses the ADB Shell command prompt over a USB cable to uninstall packages identified using the Application Inspector App:

https://www.xda-developers.com/uninstall-carrier-oem-bloatware-without-root-access/

I have successfully used this method to remove several Android and Samsung Apps that I know I will never have any use for. Just be careful not to remove a critical application like Google Play Services however it is possible to re-install these if you decide that you made a mistake.

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