How to Remove Bloatware from the Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon)

Want to get rid of those junk apps from your Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone? Want to free-up some space so you can install your favorite apps? Here’s how you can do that. Usually carriers load their devices with a lot of apps that aren’t really useful for the users and often times users may want to remove them. This guide shows how you can remove bloatware from your Samsung Galaxy S4 on Verizon:

I. Before You Begin:

1. You must have rooted your device before doing this procedure. Please head to our How to Root the Samsung Galaxy S4 procedure first, finish it, then return to this procedure and continue.

2. This should work on Windows based PCs only.

II. Downloading Required Files:

1. OneClick Debloater (Download link’s given in the first post)

III. Removing Bloatware from the Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon):

1. Place the OneClick Debloater archive on your Desktop.

2. Unzip files from the archive over to your Desktop.

3. Turn ON the USB debugging option on your device by heading to Menu>>Settings>>Developer options>>USB debugging.

4. Once it’s been enabled, plug in your device to your PC using the USB cable.

5. Now double-click on Run_Me file available on your Desktop and hit Enter.

6. It should remove all the bloatware from your device.

7. And you’re done!

Excellent! You’ve successfully debloated your Verizon Galaxy S4 device!

Image Credit: CNET

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    did not work. all bloatware is still on the phone after auto-reboot.