My Motorola Ultra with Android version 4.2.2 contains Touchless Control. I have uninstalled the software both from Google Play and App Settings. However, the device still says "Update", instead of "install".

How can I successfully uninstall the Touchless Control?

Note: The reason why I would like to uninstall it would pertain to the reason for installing the most updated version.

  • Does it say "Uninstall" or "Disable"? If the latter, then it is a system app which cannot be removed (by normal means). You need to disable it if you want it gone. However, you don't need to remove it to install a newer version. Just run the update. – ale Jan 6 '14 at 16:59
  • It says "Uninstall". I uninstalled it and ran the update. However, Touchless Control still possess 3.15.01 version. – Franz Noel Jan 6 '14 at 18:06
  • Then I am unclear exactly what it is you're trying to do or what the problem is. – ale Jan 6 '14 at 19:36
  • I changed my current build, and it seems to have solved the problem. – Franz Noel Jan 7 '14 at 22:38
  • 1
    @FranzNoel Can you post your last comment (and specify what build, etc) as an answer, and mark it as an answer later? Thanks. – geffchang Jan 8 '14 at 4:10

I have same problem unable to remove Touchless Chat. Please follow this method and you are able to remove this software from your phone.


After step 1, go to step 3 and in security Device administrator you will see Touchless software, uncheck it and then uninstall option give you to uninstall.

  • Welcome to Android Enthusiasts! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. Otherwise, your answer becomes useless in case the link dies. For further hints, please see: How do I write a good answer. – Izzy Jul 15 '15 at 15:49

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.