So you just purchased the Samsung Galaxy S4 from Verizon and found that it’s loaded with a number of apps that you aren’t going to use anytime soon. Well, no matter whether you use these apps or not, they will be there to occupy your memory space. Maybe Verizon thought you would use these apps so they put it in there on your device, but the reality is different.
So how would you go about removing this bloatware off your device? Fortunately, one of the talented developers on the XDA Forums has developed a debloater tool that removes all these bloatware apps from your device in a single click. Just run the file and you should be good to go.
Want to learn how you can do that? Here you go:
Files You Need
1. A complete list of the apps that will be removed from your device is given here.
2. You must be rooted before you can remove the bloatware from your device.
3. Download OneClick Debloater to your computer. It’s the tool that will help you debloat your device.
4. You should have Samsung USB Drivers installed on your computer.
Removing Bloatware on the Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon)
1. Head to Menu->Settings->Developer options on your device and turn on USB debugging.
2. Plug in your phone to your computer using a USB cable.
3. Extract files from OneClick Debloater by right-clicking on it and selecting Extract here.
4. Once extracted, double-click on Run_Me.bat and wait for it to launch.
5. Let the script do its thing, just sit back and relax.
6. When the script has done its things, reboot your phone.
7. You’re done.
All the bloatware apps have been removed from your device, so you can use that memory space to install the apps that you really want to use on your device. If the script has removed an app that you were going to use, you can download it from here.