How to Uninstall Google Play Store on Android

Want to uninstall Google Play Store but do not know how? Read this guide to find the solution.

By Lena Lee | Posted: Mar. 22, 2018, Last Updated: Apr. 18, 2018
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For some personal reasons, you want to uninstall Google Play Store. However, since its one “System App”, you just cannot remove it easily from your phone like other apps you downloaded. Actually, if you want to uninstall apps came with your device, you need you root your phone in advance.

You’d better think twice before the root, it might cause some errors for your improper operation. Besides that, if you just want to hide or disable the app, you do not have to uninstall it. Here in this guide, we will tell you how to disable Google Play Store & how to uninstall Google Play Store, you can choose one method according to your needs.

Part 1. How to Disable Google Play Store

If you choose to disable Google Play Store, some apps related to it may not work properly. If you meet such problem, you can easily turn it on again.

Step 1 Go to Settings > Tap Apps & notifications.

Step 2 Choose Google Play Store. Or first tap See all apps or App info to find it.

Step 3 Tap Disable option.

Part 2. How to Uninstall Google Play Store

If you want to uninstall Google Play Store, you need to root your phone, that’s the only way to remove system app. It lets you get the permission as Super Administrator User in Android system, and then you can do anything in Android System like uninstalling any apps. Here are the detailed steps.

Step 1 Make a Backup for You Android Phone. So you can restore your data if you find data loss after the root. To backup your phone, one professional Android data management tool – AnyTrans for Android is here for help.

Launch AnyTrans for Android > 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 Store - Backup Your Android Phone

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Step 2 Root your Android Phone. PhoneRescue for Android is needed. It will help you root your phone in minutes, all you have to do is connect your phone to computer and wait for a while.

Open PhoneRescue for Android > Plug in your phone > Click Deep Scan option to start.

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Uninstall Google Play Store - Root Your Android Phone

Uninstall Google Play Store – Root Your Android Phone

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

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to uninstall Google Play Store on Android device. If you meet any problem, please leave a comment and we will reply you soon. If you like this guide, just share it to help more people.

Lena Lee

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on Apple related problems.

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