The addition of bloatware (or bonus apps, as some OEMs call them) has long been a contentious area of many OS updates. Windows 10 comes with a lot of pre-installed apps and services that might not be frequently utilized by a considerable portion of the user-base. Whenever there is a lot of bloatware in the OS, methods are sure to surface to help users in cleaning up their system to some extent. For Windows 10, there is a set of shell commands that help users remove the additional apps. For Android though, things aren’t that straightforward. To get rid of the Samsung Galaxy S6 bloatware, you will need the help of a third-party script. The good part is that the script works with other Samsung Android devices as well. Read on to find out how to use this script.
Everyone might have a different definition of what constitutes Galaxy S6 bloatware. To incorporate all definitions, the anti-bloatware script removes it all. Nothing that doesn’t keep the system running is safe from its wrath, be it carrier apps, non-critical Samsung installs, or other Android apps that come pre-installed with almost all devices. Of course, if anything goes wrong, the removed Galaxy S6 bloatware can always be reinstalled from the Play Store, or other easily accessible sources.
- A recovery software must be installed on your device.
- The script under discussion should be downloaded from the link provided at the end of this post.
- A Samsung Galaxy series device, of course.
- A number of things can go wrong when running such scripts. To avoid any mishaps, it is always a good idea to make a backup of your device before starting.
Running the Script To Delete Samsung Galaxy S6 Bloatware
- Place the downloaded script in the SD card or internal memory of your device.
- Turn your device off.
- Simultaneously press the Home, Power, and Volume Up keys. When the screen lights up, continue holding the keys for a few more seconds. You should now be in recovery mode.
- In recovery, hit the ‘Install’ option.
- Navigate to the script file, and choose the file named ‘Galaxy_Cleaner.zip’.
- Once the ZIP file has finished installation, restart your device.
After the above steps have been completed successfully, your Galaxy S6 bloatware should be gone for good.