How to Remove Oppo System Apps without Root

When I checked the list of apps on my all-new Oppo Reno4 Pro, I was shocked to learn that it comes with 315 pre-installed apps out-of-the-box. I wanted to remove default apps like Hot Apps, Game Center, Oppo App Market in particular. If you want to get rid of Oppo system apps too, I’ve created a massive list of Oppo bloatware apps that are safe-to-remove. This tutorial will help you uninstall and disable default apps on Oppo smartphones without root using ADB commands without root.

All smartphones from popular Chinese OEMs like Xiaomi, Vivo, Realme, ZTE, Huawei, Honor, Oppo, etc. come with lots of pre-installed apps known as system apps. While many of the default system apps are essential to the proper functioning of the device, there are still many that are simply useless.

Such garbage apps are called bloatware and can be removed from the device without affecting its performance for a better experience, cleaner app drawer, and saving space, hardware resources, and battery. Moreover, some of the system and pre-installed system apps steal our data and may be a threat to our privacy.

Besides default apps from the OEM side, Oppo smartphones also come with a host of 3rd-party apps. Since most of such apps are installed as system apps, it’s not possible to disable or uninstall them via the app info page. Google Play Store has apps like System App Remover and Bloatware Remover that let you remove bloatware but your device must be rooted to do that. Thankfully, we can easily uninstall system apps on Oppo phones without root using ADB command-line tool.

If you have any of the phones listed below, the Oppo bloatware list will help you find out the safe to remove system apps and disable or uninstall them.

  • Oppo A1k
  • Oppo A5 2020
  • Oppo A5s
  • Oppo A7
  • Oppo A7n
  • Oppo A7x
  • Oppo A8
  • Oppo A9/A9 2020
  • Oppo A9x
  • Oppo A11
  • Oppo A12
  • Oppo A12e
  • Oppo A12s
  • Oppo A15
  • Oppo A31
  • Oppo A32
  • Oppo A33 2020
  • Oppo A37/F
  • Oppo A52
  • Oppo A53
  • Oppo A53s
  • Oppo A72 5G
  • Oppo A72
  • Oppo A73
  • Oppo A92
  • Oppo A92s
  • Oppo A93
  • Oppo Ace2
  • Oppo F11
  • Oppo F11 Pro
  • Oppo F15
  • Oppo F17 Pro
  • Oppo F17
  • Oppo Find X2 Lite
  • Oppo Find X2 Neo
  • Oppo Find X2 Pro
  • Oppo Find X2
  • Oppo K1
  • Oppo K3
  • Oppo K5
  • Oppo K7 5G
  • Oppo K7x
  • Oppo R15x
  • Oppo Reno2 F
  • Oppo Reno2
  • Oppo Reno2 Z
  • Oppo Reno3 5G
  • Oppo Reno3
  • Oppo Reno3 Pro 5G
  • Oppo Reno3 Youth
  • Oppo Reno4
  • Oppo Reno4 F
  • Oppo Reno4 Lite
  • Oppo Reno4 Pro 5G
  • Oppo Reno4 Z 5G
  • Oppo Reno 5G
  • Oppo Reno 10x Zoom
  • Oppo Reno A
  • Oppo Reno Ace
  • Oppo Reno
  • Oppo Reno Z
  • Oppo RX17 Neo

Oppo Bloatware List

In order to create a complete list of Oppo bloatware and system apps, I used 2 smartphones: Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered Oppo Reno4 Pro and Oppo F17 Pro that has a Mediatek Helio chipset. I have mention Qualcomm and Mediatek bloat separately below.

In case you own another Android phone from some other manufacturer as well, you must check out the following tutorials to get rid of unwanted system apps.

No matter which Android smartphone or tablet you have, you can always create your own list of all system apps installed on it using the ADB shell commands.

  1. Set up ADB and Fastboot on your Windows PC or Mac computer.
  2. Enable USB debugging on your Android device.
  3. Launch the Command Prompt / Terminal window on your system.
  4. Type adb devices in the command window and hit the enter key. When you get your device ID listed, execute the adb shell command as shown below.
  5. Now, issue the following command and press the Enter key to get the package names of all system apps present in your device.
    pm list packages -s
oppo system apps list adb
Oppo bloatware list

You now have the complete list of Oppo system apps but how do you know which apps are safe to remove and which are not? Uninstalling a wrong app might either break some function or result in a boot loop. And, that’s why our list of app package names for the safe-to-remove bloatware on Oppo phones might come in handy.

Warning: Please note that if you remove default Oppo apps like the Gallery, File Manager, web browser, camera, home launcher, etc., you must install an alternative to those apps beforehand. In case you mistakenly disable or uninstall an essential system app, you can enable to re-install them later.

Android Bloatware on Oppo

com.android.bips | Default Print Service
com.android.bookmarkprovider
com.android.cellbroadcastreceiver
com.android.cellbroadcastreceiver.overlay.common
com.android.chrome | Google Chrome
com.android.egg | Easter Egg
com.android.mms.service | MMS
com.android.printspooler | Mobile Printing service
com.android.providers.calendar | Calendar
com.android.providers.partnerbookmarks | Chrome bookmarks
com.android.providers.userdictionary | Keyboard dictionary
com.android.vpndialogs | VpnDialogs
com.android.wallpaper.livepicker | Live wallpaper selector
com.android.wallpaperbackup | Wallpaper app
com.android.wallpapercropper | Wallpaper cropper
com.dsi.ant.server | ANT HAL Service
com.caf.fmradio | FM Radio service

Color OS System Apps

com.coloros.aftersalesservice
com.coloros.alarmclock | Alarm app
com.coloros.assistantscreen | Smart Assistant
com.coloros.backuprestore | Clone Phone
com.coloros.backuprestore.remoteservice
com.coloros.calculator | Calculator
com.coloros.childrenspace | Kid Space
com.coloros.cloud | Oppo Cloud
com.coloros.compass2 | Compass
com.coloros.filemanager | File Manager
com.coloros.floatassistant | Floating app window
com.coloros.focusmode | Focus Mode
com.coloros.gallery3d | Gallery app
com.coloros.gamespace | Game Center
com.coloros.healthcheck | Quick Check
com.coloros.healthservice | Device Health Check
com.coloros.musiclink | Music Party
com.coloros.safesdkproxy | Phone Cleaner & Antivirus (spyware)
com.coloros.screenrecorder | Screen Recorder
com.coloros.securepay | Secure Pay
com.coloros.smartsidebar | Smart Sidebar
com.coloros.speechassist | Chinese bloat
com.coloros.soundrecorder | Voice Recorder
com.coloros.translate.engine | Translation app
com.coloros.video | Video Player
com.coloros.wallpapers | Wallpaper selector
com.coloros.weather.service | Color OS Weather app
com.coloros.widget.smallweather | Weather widget

Google Bloatware on Oppo

com.google.android.apps.googleassistant | Google Assistant
com.google.android.apps.maps | Google Maps
com.google.android.apps.messaging | Messages
com.google.android.apps.nbu.files | Files by Google
com.google.android.apps.nbu.paisa.user | Google Pay
com.google.android.apps.photos | Google Photos
com.google.android.apps.wellbeing | Digital Wellbeing
com.google.android.calendar | Calendar
com.google.android.documentsui | Files 9
com.google.android.feedback | Google Feedback
com.google.android.gm | Gmail
com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox | Search Widget
com.google.android.inputmethod.latin | Gboard
com.google.android.keep | Google Keep
com.google.android.marvin.talkback | Android  Talkback
com.google.android.projection.gearhead | Android Auto
com.google.android.tag | Tags
com.google.android.tts | Text-to-Speech service
com.google.android.webview | Android Webview
com.google.android.youtube | YouTube
com.google.ar.core |AR Core
com.google.ar.lens | Google Lens

HeyTap Bloatware on Oppo

HeyTap is a  Chinese Internet services platform that provides Chinese smartphone brands like Vivo, Oppo, and Realme services and apps like App Market, Game Center, Browser, Theme Store, Cloud services, Health and Fitness apps, etc.

com.heytap.browser | Stock web browser
com.heytap.cloud | HeyTap Cloud
com.heytap.colorfulengine
com.heytap.datamigration
com.heytap.habit.analysis
com.heytap.openid
com.heytap.pictorial
com.heytap.themestore | Theme Store

3rd-Party Bloatware on Oppo

com.facebook.appmanager | Facebook
com.facebook.services | Facebook
com.facebook.system | Facebook
com.nearme.atlas | Secure Payment
com.nearme.statistics.rom
com.netflix.mediaclient | Netflix
com.netflix.partner.activation | Netflix
com.opera.preinstall | Opera browser
com.redteamobile.roaming | ORoaming
com.redteamobile.roaming.deamon | ORoaming
com.tencent.soter.soterserver | Chinese bloat

Oppo Default System Apps

com.oppo.atlas (Oppo signed malware)
com.oppo.gestureservice
com.oppo.gmail.overlay
com.oppo.logkitservice
com.oppo.logkit
com.oppo.market / com.app.market | Oppo App Market
com.oppo.music | Music app
com.oppo.operationmanual | User Guide
com.oppo.partnerbrowsercustomizations | Browser bookmarks
com.oppo.quicksearchbox | Search widget
com.oppo.tzupdate | Calibrate Time Zone
com.oppo.usercenter | OPPO Account Services
com.oppoex.afterservice

Disable These Apps to Block OTA Update

If you don’t want to get software updates via OTA on your Oppo smartphone, you can disable or uninstall the following system apps.

com.coloros.sau
com.coloros.sauhelper
com.oppo.otaui
com.oppo.ota

Qualcomm Bloatware on Oppo

All Snapdragon-powered Oppo phones come with the following bloatware from Qualcomm. If you are an advanced user who likes to super-clean your device, disable or uninstall them. I removed these apps without noticing any issues.

com.qti.qualcomm.deviceinfo
com.qti.confuridialer (sensitive)
com.qti.dpmserviceapp (sensitive)
com.qti.qualcomm.datastatusnotification
com.qti.xdivert (sensitive)
com.qualcomm.location (sensitive)
com.qualcomm.qti.dynamicddsservice (sensitive)
com.qualcomm.qti.lpa (sensitive)
com.qualcomm.qti.qmmi (sensitive)
com.qualcomm.qti.simcontacts
com.qualcomm.qti.simsettings
com.qualcomm.qti.uimGbaApp (sensitive)

Mediatek Bloatware on Oppo

If your Oppo mobile sports a Mediatek processor, it’ll have the following bloatware apps that are safe-to-remove.

com.mediatek.gnssdebugreport (sensitive)
com.mediatek.mdmlsample
com.trustonic.teeservice (sensitive)
se.dirac.acs | Dirac Control Service (sensitive)

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Uninstall Oppo System Apps using ADB

Now that you have the list of all safe-to-remove Oppo bloatware apps, let’s see how to uninstall them without root using ADB.

  1. Download and install Android SDK Platform-tools on your PC. In case you got a Mac computer, you can use this tutorial to set up ADB on macOS. If you don’t have a laptop or computer but got another Android phone or tablet, you can use ADB commands on your phone to uninstall the system apps.
  2. In order that ADB can communicate with your Oppo phone, you must enable USB debugging via Developer options. Go to Settings > About phone, select Baseband & kernel and tap the Build number 7 times to unlock Developer options.oppo about phone
  3. Now, go back to the Settings page and select Additional settings > Developer options and turn on USB debugging.usb debugging oppo
  4. Go to the Display settings on your handset and increase the screen timeout to 10 minutes. It’s important because your phone won’t respond to ADB commands if the screen is off.
  5. Open the ‘platform-tools‘ folder and launch a Command Prompt or Windows PowerShell window.
    launch command window
    Type ‘cmd’ to launch the command prompt

    The easiest way to do that is to type “cmd” in the folder and press the Enter key. If you have set up system-wide ADB on your Windows PC, you can execute ADB and Fastboot commands from anywhere.

  6. Connect your phone to the PC using a USB cable and select the file transfer mode on your phone when prompted. To make sure that it has been properly connected, execute the following command.
    adb devices
  7. Keep an eye on your phone’s screen and tap on Allow when it asks you to Allow USB debugging.oppo allow usb debugging
  8. You’ll see your device ID printed under the List of devices attached in the command window.
  9. It means that ADB can recognize the connected phone and is ready to communicate with it. It’s time to envoke the ADB shell using the command given below.
    adb shell
  10. Well, you’re all set to uninstall system apps on your Oppo device. You can use one of the two commands followed by the app package name mentioned below as per your preference.
    pm uninstall -k --user 0 (to uninstall app but keep app data)
    pm uninstall --user 0 (to delete app and its data both)
  11. For instance, if you want to remove the Game Center app from your Oppo device, use the above command as shown below.
    pm uninstall --user 0 com.coloros.gamespace

    uninstall system app in color os
    Uninstall default apps in Oppo

As you can see in the screenshot, I removed Oppo system apps like Game Center, HeyTap Cloud, and ORoaming one after another. You’ll get a “Success” message after each successful uninstallation. You can keep uninstalling as many apps as you want.

Restore Uninstalled System Apps

In case you uninstall an Oppo system app by mistake, don’t worry. You can re-install it using the following command.

cmd package install-existing com.oppo.usercenter

App Uninstallation Failed Errors

While uninstalling Oppo apps using the ADB command, you might get the following errors.

  • Failure [not installed for 0]: It means that the app package you are trying to remove is not installed on your phone.
  • Failure [delete_failed_internal_error]: You’ll get this error on your Oppo device if the OEM has disabled the uninstallation of a system app and so you can’t uninstall it.

How to Disable Apps in Oppo

If you don’t want to uninstall default apps on your Oppo phone, you can simply disable them using another ADB command. For instance, if you want to disable the Kid Space app, use the following command.

adb shell 
pm disable-user --user 0 com.coloros.childrenspace

I have written another detailed tutorial that you should check out to learn how you can freeze, disable, and enable Android apps using ADB commands.

How to Remove Hot Apps from Oppo

‘Hot Apps’ is found on all smartphones brand owned by the Chinese conglomerate known as BBK Electronics. So, if you own a phone from brands like Vivo, Realme, and Oppo, you’ll find an app named ‘App Market‘ on it. Since Oppo has disabled permission to uninstall this app, the only way left to us is to remove ‘Hot Apps‘ & ‘Hot Games‘ from app settings.

  1. Open App Market on your Oppo device.
  2. Tap on the Me tab and then tap on the Settings icon.oppo app market
  3. On the next page, tap on the toggle icon in front of Hot Apps & Hot Games.

    oppo hots apps and hot games
    Remove Hot Apps from Oppo

That’s it! You have removed the Hot Apps & Hot Games app shortcut from your Oppo device.

With a hope that our Oppo bloatware list and tutorial would have helped you remove Oppo system apps from your device. In case you have any doubts or questions regarding the topic, please leave us a comment.

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