Hacker Culture

How To Remove Google From Android

October 05, 2021 Jaron Swab Episode 75
Hacker Culture
How To Remove Google From Android
Show Notes

How to remove Google from your Android phone is easier than you might expect.

What's often holding people back is where to find the right information.

In this episode, we talk about how to remove Google services from your Android phone. For most people, LineageOS is the way to go because they have a large list of supported devices. But they also come free of Google software and services by default!

If you need Google services for an app you must have check out MicroG. MicroG is "a free software clone of Google’s core libraries and applications". The maintainers also have a version of LineageOS ready to go for an easier install.

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