This article will teach you how to uninstall updates on Google Play services. However, doing this may cause your Android to malfunction.
Google Play Services provides some core feature for Android apps and so that we should care users who use older version. If we want to check behaviors of our products with older Play service, we should try after uninstalling updates of it.
It is assumed that some errors occur after uninstalling that. (ex. logged out any application, disabled to sync data, or so.)
- Open Settings . You can swipe down from the top of your screen to find the gear icon in the Quick Settings panel or you can find the gear app icon on one of your Home screens, by searching, or in the app drawer.
- Tap Apps. This might also say “Apps & notifications” depending on your phone’s manufacturer.
- Tap Google Play services. You’ll find it in the “G” section of the alphabetical list of applications on your phone.
- Tap ⋮. It’s in the top right corner of your screen.
- Tap Uninstall updates. Tap Ok to confirm your action and uninstall the updates to Google Play services.
- If you’re having issues uninstalling updates, you may need to disable “Android Device Manager” in Settings > Security > Device Administrators first.
- This flow is sometimes interrupted by some applications. (ex. “Android Devices Manager”, “Google Pay”, or so.) In this case, you could do after disable these applications. (Of course, you should make these enable after uninstall flow.)
- If you choose Japanese as default system language, it is called as “Google Play 開発者サービス”.
- On newer Android OS, you can find this option from the kebab which top-right.