Fix – Apps installing Automatically on your Android Smartphone

Stop old,deleted and unwanted apps from installing automatically and coming back. Prevent uninstalled apps from re-installing with this fixes.

On unboxing and booting your smartphone, you generally find many pre-installed unnecessary apps better called as bloatware. Many are system apps, few are just installed which can be uninstalled. After some time this uninstalled app re-install automatically without your consent which is irritating and also eats up the space of your phone. Do not worry it is not any sort of virus or malware its just a technical glitch.

How to stop deleted apps from coming back ?

Solution 1

  • Firstly uninstall the app  from your app drawer.
  • Open Google Play Store.
  • Move the slider and tap on ‘My apps & games’.

    Remove apps from Google Play Store

    Remove apps from Google Play Store

  • Look for the app in the list and tap on cross to delete/remove it.

Solution 2

  • Uninstall the app from app drawer.
  • Open the file manager.
  • Open Android folder and then open Data.
  • Look for the app data you unistalled which is in form of com.*****.***
  • Delete the app data.

    Delete app data stored in Android folder

    Delete app data stored in Android folder

  • Also delete the obb data if present.

Solution 3

  • Update your software if you have any system update available. To check for system update open Setting scroll down to About phone. Tap on System Update. Upgrade your software.

Solution 4

  • Open Google Play Store.
  • Move the slider and tap on settings.
  • Tap on option ‘Auto-update apps’ and right check on “Do not auto-update apps”.

Solution 5

  • Uncheck unknown sources under security settings.
  • Delete any suspicious files or apps which you think haved posed the problem.
  • Use only default launcher.

Solution 6

  • Have a factory data reset of your phone.
  • Wipe your SD card if apps are movable.
  • If problem persist, enter in recovery mode and Wipe cache partition & Wipe dalvik cache.
  • Use Addon detector apps. These app scan & detect addon and clean the smartphone.

Note & Conclusion: If you wish you can use your smartphone in safe mode. Do comment in the box below for any further assistance required.

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Nikhil A
Nikhil is a general internet nut and tech enthusiast who's never filled with enough. You'll usually find him on his Oneplus X watching movies, listening music or reading up on technology and crazy stuff. If for some strange reason, he's not on his phone, you'll find him studying or typing furiously on keyboard to write something.

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