I'm working on Samsung Galaxy On7, Android 6.0.1-Marshmallow. It's unrooted.

My phone has a lot of apps preinstalled that I don't use, like Google Play music and movies and TV. I want to remove these apps completely as they use up a lot of space on my phone'so internal memory.

I found here a tutorial on how I can remove such bloatware without rooting my phone. However, my question is: if I completely remove the app files from my phone, then will I be able to install them later, if need arises?

For example, in my phone, MS Word and Excel are preinstalled, which is why I can't move them to sd card. If I remove the apk files, and later try to install it again, will I face any trouble, and will I be able to move it to the sd card?

N.B.: I don't want to root my phone.

  • For most apps, yes, but a few Google Apps would still require installing to /system. – Andy Yan Sep 16 '17 at 5:42
  • @AndyYan I don't want those google apps. I want the MS apps such that they can be moved to sd card. Does the software in the tutorial completely remove the apk files? – Wrichik Basu Sep 16 '17 at 5:44
  • Just checked it out - without root nothing could touch /system, it just disables the apps (similar to pm disable I reckon). – Andy Yan Sep 16 '17 at 6:10
  • @AndyYan is rooting good for phone? – Wrichik Basu Sep 16 '17 at 6:11
  • @AndyYan if yes, which software will be best? I want to unroot it again. I had used Kingo root on a phone before, but couldn't unroot it. – Wrichik Basu Sep 16 '17 at 6:14

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