How To Disable All Bloatware on Galaxy S8 and S8+

Disable All Bloatware on Galaxy S8 and S8+
Disable All Bloatware on Galaxy S8 and S8+

Samsung Galaxy smartphones are very infamous for the annoying bloatware that comes pre-installed. No wonders that the first thing a user wants to do after unboxing Samsung Galaxy phone is to disable all bloatware apps.  Most of those apps are TouchWiz apps that consume memory and battery power and never come to any use.

Disabling them will boost the performance of your Galaxy phones like you have flashed your device with custom ROMs. To disable any bloatware, we usually go for rooting. But fortunately, you can disable the bloatware on your Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ without root by going through a simple process stated below.

It is important to note that you have to buy and install a paid app named Package Disabler Pro. As you know that rooting your device will make the warranty void and hence, spending $1.49 to buy the app is worth it. The app disables the installed system packages containing over 120 bloatware on Galaxy S8/S8+.

Must Read: How to Uninstall Carrier/OEM Bloatware Without Root Access


Since disabling system packages can be risky, it is better to take a complete backup of your data and files and keep enough battery charge.

Disclaimer will not be held responsible for any issue or damage taking place in your Samsung Galaxy devices and you may proceed at your own risk.

Steps To Disable All Bloatware On Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

(Uninstall System Apps On Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus)

Step 1. Go to Play Store and pay for app Package Disabler Pro and install it on your device. Also, download this XML file by an XDA developer which will help you to disable all the bloatware apps on your Samsung Galaxy devices.

Package Disabler Pro (All Android)
Package Disabler Pro (All Android)

Step 2. Download and install PDP Engine free app. This is a supporting app that will make Package Disabler compatible with Galaxy S8 and S8+. Now, you have everything you need to start the operation.

PD Engine plugin
PD Engine plugin
Developer: policedeveloper
Price: Free

Step 3. Launch the app Package Disabler Pro and tap on the three vertical dots icon on the top-right corner.  From the dropdown menu, select “Import from XML”. A popup will appear where you have to tap on the Select button. Then select the XML file you downloaded in Step 1 and tap on Import.

Now, the process of disabling all the bloatware apps present on your Samsung S8 and S8+ will start and get completed. A confirmation notification will appear.

In case you want to bring back certain bloatware app you would like to use, you can always go to Google Play Store and install or enable them.

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