George Profenza George Profenza - 2 years ago 119
Android Question

How to uninstall an android app from command line on the device

I can uninstall an app on the device from my computer using

adb uninstall <package_name>
but I'd like to do the same with a script on the actual device.

I've also tried running an
intent using
but it prompts the user for confirmation.

Given that the device is rooted, is it possible to run a command on the device to uninstall an app without requiring user action/confirmation ?

Answer Source

Trying using the pm command:

pm uninstall <package_name>


pm uninstall -k <package_name>

The -k flag keeps the data and cache directories after the package is removed.

I haven't tested this myself, but I don't think this should show a warning message.

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