You Will Be Able To Disable BloatWare On The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge!


One of the many reasons to root your phone is to remove the preinstalled bloatware. I have been a Verizon wireless subscriber for the past 7 years and can attest to the fact that Verizon is one of the worst when it comes to taking the liberty of installing whatever they like on your device prior to selling it to you. Bloatware was so bad on the Galaxy S5 that it took up over half the memory space on the 16gb version of the device! The bloatware generally includes touchwiz apps, and on Verizon, a whole suite of useless Verizon branded apps.

Google has allowed for the disabling of preinstalled apps since for quite a while now. It looks like we will also be able to disable preinstalled apps in the latest version of TouchWiz to be included on the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. While this won’t alleviate precious memory space on your device since the apps will still be installed, at least you won’t have to look at them, and they won’t be cluttering up your app drawer.

An XDA screenshot from a user stating to have a Galaxy S6 in hand shows that apps like the microsoft suite of apps, plus all the touchwiz apps, and all Google apps can be disabled. You can disable any app that is not a system app like Messages, Music, Camera, and other essential apps. If you wish to free up some space you will still need to find a way to root your device and actually physically delete them from the device.

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