How to Disable/Uninstall Google Play Services

Want to uninstall or disable Google Play Services but do not know how? This guide will tell you how to make it.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Aug. 18, 2020

When you check your Android phone battery settings screen, you will see Google Play Services, which consumes plenty of battery. Then you tend to uninstall it to save your battery life, however, you just cannot make it, so you come to this page to find the solution. Well, to help you out, here in this guide we will tell you all the information you need to know about how to uninstall Google Play Services. Let’s get it on.

Part 1. What Will It Effect to Uninstall Google Play Services

Google Play Services is installed by default on all Android devices, an app that is very closely linked to the Android system itself. It allows your phone to benefit the latest versions of apps without upgrading to the latest version of Android. On the other hand, it also linked to SMS control, access information from Google applications.

After you uninstall Google Play Services, you might meet quite a few troubles, like messages problems, network issues, app crashing, etc. Your apps related to Google will not work properly, like Gmail, Google Maps, Google Music, etc. You may have to say goodbye to Google Play. As you can see, it’s best not to uninstall Google Play Services to avoid such annoying problems.

You can simply disable Google Play Services to have a try, and if you meet any problem, you can easily enable it again. If you still want to uninstall it, you have to root your Android to make it. For detailed steps, please refer to Part 2 and Part 3.

Part 2. How to Disable Google Play Services

Method 1. Go to Settings > Applications > All > Google Play Services > Tap Disable > Tap OK to confirm.

How to Disable Google Play Services 

How to Disable Google Play Services

Method 2. If you find the Disable checkbox is grayed out, please Go to Settings > Security > Device administrators > Disable Android Device Manager.

Part 3. How to Uninstall Google Play Services

You need to first root your Android and then delete it by System App Removal. And do not forget to backup your Android phone in advance. Here are the detailed steps.

Step 1. Backup Your Android Phone. One Android data management tool – AnyDroid can help you backup all your Android data to a computer with ease.

Launch AnyDroid > Plug in your phone > Choose Content to Mac/PC button > Choose the data you want to backup > Click the right arrow to start.

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Uninstall Google Play Services – Backup Android Phone

Uninstall Google Play Services – Backup Android Phone

Step 2. Root Your Android Phone. To root your Android phone, PhoneRescue for Android is recommended. Just connect your phone to the computer and let it root your phone in minutes.

Launch PhoneRescue for Android > Plug in your Android phone > Click the Next to continue > Click Deep Scan option to start.

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Uninstall Google Play Services - Root Android Phone

Uninstall Google Play Services – Root Android Phone

Step 3. Now you can do anything in the Android system, you can download all kinds of apps to uninstall Google Play Services like System App Removal. Launch it and delete any app on your device.

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to uninstall/disable Google Play Services on Android. If you have any questions, please leave a comment and we will reply to you soon. If you like this guide, just share it to help more people.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.