How To Disable HiSearch On EMUI 9.0 (Tested On Mate 20 Pro)

Recently, after the blocking of bootloader unlocking by Huawei. There were rumors going on that you can’t change the launcher in EMUI 9.0. That is you can’t use third-party launcher anymore. Though no one confirmed it was restricted on some Chinese models. EMUI is well-optimized UI but there’s always something that irritates. One of them in my case in the HiSearch.  When you swipe down in launcher the HiSearch pops up. So if you want to remove it like I did follow this post. So here’s How To Disable HiSearch On EMUI 9.0 (Tested On Mate 20 Pro).

Thanks to the XDA forum member NICELYSEDATED for this awesome thing. We don’t need any root access just use ADB and type some commands and apply. yes, that’s easy just follow the steps mentioned below. The HiSearch will be deactivated and there will be no package left of HiSearch. Though I warn you to try this on your OWN RISK.


Guide To Disable HiSearch On EMUI 9.0:

  1. Download Above ADB Tool and extract the ZIP file.
  2. Enable USB debugging on your smartphone. If you don’t know, follow post from HERE.
  3. Connect your device to PC, make sure you have drivers installed.
  4. Open CMD windows in adb-fastboot-tool-2019 folder by Shift + Mouse Right click.

adb fastboot cmd

5. In the command, prompt type the following command to know your device is connected through ADB.

adb devices

After that, hit the following commands.

adb shell

Then below command, this command will show you packages installed on your smartphone.

pm list packages

Type the below command and hit enter to uninstall the HiSearch.

pm uninstall -k –user 0

The SUCCESS word will pop up. Now the HiSearch should have gone. Enjoy your smartphone. 😀

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