The pre-loaded apps are the apps that are pre-installed by the manufacturer of the Android devices. These applications are licensed for Android devices. Moreover, these apps couldn’t be disabled or uninstalled from the Android device.
In this blog, we will explain what is a mobile installer and what are the possible solutions for removing it.
What is Mobile Installer?
The mobile installer is the pre-loaded application on certain Samsung Galaxy Smartphones. The mobile installer runs in the background of the device and installs apps without the permission of the user. The applications installed by the mobile installer indicate the collaboration of the developers and manufacturer of the company. The mobile installer is the bloatware application that installs the apps which take up space in the storage of the device. Sometimes, a notification appears on the Samsung device that says “Processing Request”. The message “Processing Request” means that the mobile installer is running in the background and installing the app on the device.
Mobile Installer is Safe or Not?
The mobile installer is just bloatware on the Samsung device. The mobile installer is a very safe application because it is developed by Samsung Electronics. The mobile installer is not a malware/spyware application and it cannot steal your personal information.
Can We Uninstall or Disable the Mobile Installer on the Samsung Devices?
The mobile installer is the pre-install application on the Samsung device, so it cannot be uninstalled or disabled. The only way to uninstall the mobile installer is to root the device or use the ADB (Android Debug Bridge) on the computer. The mobile installer is not the system application, so if we uninstall the mobile installer, it will not affect the functionality of the device.
How To Remove Mobile Installer Application From the Samsung Device?
To uninstall the mobile installer application, we will follow the solutions which are mentioned below:
Solution 1. Using Deblaoter
The Deblaoter is the tool that allows us to remove and disable the pre-install applications. Root access is not required in this process. To install this tool, click on this link and follow the below-given steps.
Step 1: First, install the tool from the above link on the PC and complete the on-screen instructions.
Step 2: After that, open the “Settings>About Phone>Software information” options and then tap at least 5 to 7 times on the build number. It will enable the developer option:
Step 3: Then, go back to the settings and tap on the “Develops option”:
Step 4: Next, enable “USB Debugging” from the developer options menu:
Step 5: Now, connect the phone to the PC with the help of the data cable.
Step 6: After that, open the “Debloater tool” on the PC.
Step 7: Then, the Device Connected, Synced and Root Mode will turn into green color on the screen as shown below:
Step 8: Next, click on the “Read device packages” under the Activity status. It will show the list of installed device applications:
Step 9: Finally, scroll down and select the mobile installer; after selecting, click on the apply option located at the top.
These steps will remove the mobile installer application from the phone.
Solution 2. Using ADB (Android Debug Bridge)
To uninstall the mobile installer through the ADB, follow the steps stated below:
Step 1: First, enable the “Usb debugging” from the Developer option.
Step 2: After that, download the ADB on the PC through this link and Unzip it in the Folder.
Step 3: Then, in the folder on the empty area press shift+right-click and then click on the “open power Shell window/Open in Terminal option”.
Step 4: Next, connect the phone to the pc through the data cable.
Step 5: Enter this command to appear in all lists of the package file:
pm list packages | grep '(OEM or Carrier name)'
Step 6: Finally, enter this command to uninstall the mobile installer app and also enter the name of the package file that we want to uninstall in the “(name of the Package)” part of the command:
pm uninstall -k --user 0 (name of the package)
These steps will uninstall the package file from the device.
Solution 3. Using Third-Party Application
The system app remover is the app that removes the package applications from the device. To remove the app through the system app remover, follow the below-mentioned steps:
Note: Root access of the phone is required before doing these steps.
- Install the “System App Remover” on the device.
- Search for the “Mobile Installer” app and then tap on it.
- Finally, tap on the “Uninstall” option.
These steps will uninstall the mobile installer from the phone.
We have covered all the details of the mobile installer and proper solutions for how to get rid of it.
The mobile installer is the pre-install application on certain Samsung Galaxy smartphones that runs in the background of the device and installs the apps without the user’s permission. The “mobile installer” is a bloatware application; also it is not malware. This application cannot be disabled or uninstalled from the device. There are numerous solutions to delete it, such as using the “Debloater tool”, using the “ADB”, and using “third-party applications” to uninstall the app. In this article, we have demonstrated all the details of the mobile installer and appropriate solutions for how to get rid of it.