The pre-install system applications are added to the smartphones by the developer. These system applications assist the Android operating system to perform different functions on smartphones, such as Game Launcher, My Galaxy, and CID Manager.
This blog will elaborate on the details of the CID Manager and two methods to uninstall it from Samsung devices.
What is CID Manager and Its Usage On Samsung Devices?
The CID Manager is responsible for the network updates on Samsung smartphones. This application allows the device to receive updates by matching the network service with the country of origin. The CID Manager runs in the background of the device and detects updates. The only permission required by the CID Manager is phone permission to run on the device, such as “Camera”, and “Gallery”.
Is CID Manager a Secure Application?
Yes, the CID Manager is a very safe and secure app to use on Samsung smartphones. It is not the virus, malware, or keylogger. This app is manufactured by Samsung Electronics and it is a very important system app. The only disadvantage of this application is that it drains too much battery off the device because it runs in the background. When it detects the new service provider, it will send a popup notification on the device. Which is annoying while doing some important work. To resolve this issue, simply we have to force stop the device from the settings. To force stop the CID Manager, follow the below-mentioned steps:
- Step 1: Navigate to the settings and then select the “Apps” option.
- Step 2: Hit the “Ellipse” icon and select the “Show System Apps” choice.
- Step 3: Find the CID manager and then tap on it.
- Step 4: Tap on the “Force Stop” tab.
These steps will stop the popup notification of the device.
Can we Uninstall the CID Manager?
No, it is not suggested to uninstall the CID Manager on Samsung devices because doing so will make the device not able to detect the updates for the network. However, if we want to uninstall this system application the two best methods are stated below.
How to Uninstall the CID Manager on the Samsung Devices?
The two methods to uninstall the CID Manager are described below:
- Utilizing the ADB(Android Debug Bridge) to uninstall the CID Manager.
- Utilizing the Third-Party app to delete the CID Manager.
Method 1: Utilizing the ADB(Android Debug Bridge) to Uninstall the CID Manager
To utilize the ADB, follow the below stated steps:
Step 1: Enable the USB Debugging from the Developers Option:
To enable USB Debugging, first, we have to launch settings and choose the “System” choice. After that, select the “About phone” tab and hit the build number at least 7 to 9 times. It will enable the developer’s option. Next, go back to settings and then select the “Developer option”. Scroll down and then toggle the USB Debugging switch. It will activate the USB debugging on the device.
Step 2: Download the ADB on the PC by tapping on this link and then extract the download file into the folder.
Step 3: In that folder, press shift+right click on the empty surface in the folder, and then select the “open power shell window here/ open command window here” option:
Step 4: Connect the smartphone to the PC with the help of a USB data cable and select “File Transfer Mode” on the smartphone.
Step 5: Run the “adb devices” command in it.
Step 6: Run this command and then press enter:
adb shell pm uninstall -user 0 com.android.cidmanager
These steps will uninstall the CID Manager from the Samsung device.
Method 2: Utilizing the Third-Party Application to Uninstall the CID Manager
To utilize the third-party application, follow the below-given steps:
Note: Before doing the below steps, root accesses the smartphone and then do the below steps:
- Step 1: Install the “System App Remover” on the Samsung smartphone.
- Step 2: Find the CID Manager application and then tap on it.
- Step 3: Hit the “Uninstall” option to remove the CID Manager app permanently.
These steps will uninstall the CID Manager from Samsung smartphones.
We have provided all the details, usage, and two methods to uninstall the CID Manager.
The CID Manager is the pre-loaded system application that is responsible for the network updates on Samsung smartphones. It detects the new updates for the network service in the background of the device. Utilizing ADB and third-party applications are the two methods to uninstall this application. This post has explained all the details, usage, and two methods to uninstall the CID Manager on Samsung devices.