Disable System Apps in Android

There are a number of System apps that are pre-installed on your Android phone or tablet. Most of the apps are never even used in the lifetime of your phone. So, it’s better to get rid of them and Disable System Apps in Android. As they are consuming the physical memory of your phone while running in the background.

In high-end devices which are being released these days, with 2.5 GHz or processor and 4 GB RAM. These specs are equivalent to the laptops that most of us use. In the smartphones with such top-notch specs, these system apps and their RAM consumption might not be a problem for you, but if you are using a Samsung S2 or some HTC phone of 2012. Then each and every app that is consuming RAM and occupying your processor’s processing power is needed to be dealt with.

Although its human psyche, that they want more free RAM and processing power. Most of us don’t have a clue that how OS works with the CPU and RAM, But we just have a clue that if more RAM is free, and the processor is not occupied, our phone will run faster. Although this concept depends upon the OS you are using. As in iOS if apps are running in the background, they don’t consume your RAM, but in Android the case is different.

The System apps in the background consume your RAM and processing power, which may result in the consumption of unnecessary battery and decrease in efficiency of your Android phone. In order to tackle with this situation, You can disable the services or apps which you don’t find useful on your phone, Well there is no harm in disabling the app or service which is of no use to you.

In this guideI will tell you about the apps that can be used to Disable System Apps in Android phone or tablet. with the time the efficiency of the Android system decreases, it is recommended to tune up the system and check what is hindering the performance of your operating system, keeping an eye on the system services and apps is a good measure in order to keep your phone’s performance up to mark.

How to Disable System Apps in Android

Following are the apps that can be used to disable system apps in Android.

Package Disabler Pro: (Only for Samsung)

This app is just for Samsung devices, it is a paid app in Google play store, but it is really good in optimizing your system. this app is just like Titanium backup pro, but it does not require rooting of your android phone. use this app to disable system apps in Android, but be cautious, you don’t want to disable the important system services, just disable the apps and services which you think are no use for you.

Disable Startup apps in Android

Like if you don’t use Google now, you can disable the wake-up calls of Google now as it keeps on detecting sound waves to recognize a familiar command, you can also disable ads services and report services along with wearable services. if you use google now for traffic updates you might not want to turn off location services, but if you don’t want Google to keep a track of you through location services, then you can disable location services. Just like this don’t disable Game sync if you play online games.

How to disable system apps in Android and which apps to disable:

There are 150 services and apps which are not that much useful. These are the apps which should not be running in the background, and there is no harm to disable these services. Download this XML fileand import it into your system by following the below steps:

  • Open the Package Disabler pro app.
  • Now select import from XML file from the menu.
  • You will get a message that you are modifying your phone without permission.
  • If you have already changed the settings. First enable all the apps, then import the settings.



This app is free on Google play store. You can use this app to hibernate the apps or services which you don’t find useful for your Android phone. Those apps won’t consume your RAM or processing power of your CPU. This app is for every android device.

Download Greenify from here. If you can’t download from Google play store. Download APK file of Greenify from here.

If you have any query regarding how to disable system apps in Android, write to us in the comments. You can also write to us regarding the system apps and their disabling and how it affects the system performance or battery life.

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Imran Uddin
Imran Uddin
2 years ago

Very Usefull article,
Really love it, sovled my note 6 issues.

Abdullah Akbar Shafi
2 years ago
Reply to  Imran Uddin

Glad it worked for you.