What is bloatware?
When you unbox your new phone / Android device, it comes with Android that is pre-installed by the manufacturer. This is termed as “stock firmware”. Stock firmware also comes with a number of apps pre-installed, like native browser, Google apps, games, etc. Some applications are manufacturer-specific. For example, many Samsung phones come with Samsung Health and Galaxy Apps pre-installed, which are available only in Samsung devices. Often, the user doesn’t require these applications, as they are mostly inferior when compared with similar apps available elsewhere. You can disable them from Settings, but they will continue to take up space on your eMMC. Such apps are then termed as “bloatware”. The process of removing the APK and data files of the bloatware is called “debloating”.
(APK at the bottom of the page)
- Enable installation from Unknown Sources on your device
- Ensure you have ADB debugging enabled
- Using downloader to install the above APK
- Start the application
- You must tick the “Always allow USB Debugging” and the click OK.
Application will start
The debloat tool will do a scan and show you all of the things that are currently disabled (ticked) and Enabled (unticked)
If you want to disable everything, click on this box on the top
This will tick everything for you and you can then press the play button next to it to apply the change
Enable Prime Video
To ensure that Prime Video continues working, ensure you do not tick these 4 processes
Total list of Packages disabled
package:com.amazon.recess package:com.amazon.bueller.notification package:com.amazon.bueller.photos package:com.ivona.orchestrator package:com.amazon.device.sync package:com.android.documentsui package:com.amazon.alta.h2clientservice package:com.amazon.ods.kindleconnect package:com.amazon.sharingservice.android.client.proxy package:com.amazon.webview package:com.amazon.sync.service package:com.amazon.tv.csapp package:com.amazon.logan package:com.amazon.tahoe package:com.amazon.kindle.cms package:com.amazon.tv.fw.metrics package:com.amazon.securitysyncclient package:com.amazon.device.messaging package:com.amazon.device.messaging.sdk.internal.library package:com.amazon.device.messaging.sdk.library com.amazon.firebat package:com.amazon.providers package:com.svox.pico package:com.amazon.tmm.tutorial package:com.amazon.tv.support package:com.amazon.ags.app package:com.amazon.tv.legal.notices package:com.amazon.android.service.networkmonitor package:com.amazon.kso.blackbird package:com.amazon.providers.contentsupport package:com.amazon.awvflingreceiver package:com.amazon.device.crashmanager package:com.ivona.tts.oem package:com.android.wallpaperbackup package:com.amazon.alexashopping package:com.amazon.tv.releasenotes package:com.amazon.device.sync.sdk.internal package:com.amazon.connectivitydiag package:com.amazon.bueller.music package:com.amazon.hedwig package:com.amazon.kindle.devicecontrols package:com.amazon.tv.forcedotaupdater.v2 package:com.amazon.device.software.ota package:com.amazon.device.software.ota.override package:com.amazon.shoptv.client package:com.amazon.tv.nimh package:com.amazon.tv.livetv package:com.amazon.jackson19 package:com.amazon.kindleautomatictimezone package:com.amazon.imbd.tv.android.app package:com.amazon.ftv.screensaver