How To Disable HiSearch on Huawei Mate 20 Series Devices

In this post, we will tell you how to disable HiSearch on Huawei Mate 20 series devices. Usually, Huawei devices have their own fair share of bloatware. You may not need them but they are there on the device. They will eat up a lot of space on your device. HiSearch is one such bloatware causing element. So, you may think we need root access or any such rocket science to disable the HiSearch. Though Huawei no more allows unlocking bootloader to root its devices, we can still uninstall HiSearch in a legit way.

Disable HiSearch on Huawei Mate 20 Series

We will simply make use of ADB commands to remove the HiSearch feature. Also, this guide is for Huawei Mate 20 series devices. So, you have to enable USB debugging and install ADB on your computer.

How To Disable HiSearch on Huawei Mate 20 Series Devices


  • You must enable USB Debugging on your device.
  • A PC/Laptop
  • Make sure that you install ADB on your PC.
  • Ensure that you have installed proper USB driver of Huawei.
  • This guide is exclusively for Huawei devices. Don’t use it on other devices.
  • Follow the steps carefully. GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking of devices while following this guide.

You May Also Like,

Steps To Disable HiSearch on Huawei Mate 20 Series Devices

Step-1 Connect your  phone to your PC via USB cable


Step-2 Open ADB terminal. To do it, hold Shift + right click inside the folder where you installed ADB.  Select Open command window here.

Step-3 After ADB opens, type the command

 adb devices

Step-4 ADB will display your device’s serial number. In case no devices are detected, you have to troubleshoot your USB cable or USB drivers.


Step-5 Otherwise if the previous command of step-3 returned your device’s serial number, give the following command to list all those application packages that come under the main Huawei directory.

 pm list packages | grep ‘huawei’

Step-6  You can now uninstall packages using the following command.


Pm uninstall -k -user 0

So, that’s it, guys. we hope this guide was useful to you ad you are able to disable HiSearch on Huawei Mate 20 series devices.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.