I have a Galaxy A5 2016 and I would like to remove all Google apps for the sake of privacy. I have a rooted phone and it's running Samsung firmware.
I've tried simply uninstalling the apps with an uninstaller app, but when I had removed Google Play Store and Google Play Services some features such as WiFi and 4G stopped working. I know I can disable the apps in settings, but that doesn't achieve the goal of privacy that I have in mind, as the apps still continue to run in the background.
Is there a way to remove these Google apps and keep the phone in working condition?