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I decided to try disabling Android System Webview. here's everything on my phone that doesn't work without it.

So I decided to see what happened if I disabled Android System Webview on my phone. And quite a few apps actually rely on this to function properly. Herecs everything on my phone that doesn't work without it

 

  • Steam
  • HBO Max
  • Amazon Video
  • Mapquest
  • Amazon Shopping
  • Amazon app store
  • Kindle
  • Merriam-webster Dictionary
  • Sololearn
  • Holy Bible
  • Antennapod
  • My Verizon
  • PS App
  • WPS Office
  • Minds
  • Wordpress
  • LG Smartworld
  • Duckduckgo browser
  • ADM Browser

Apps that work without android system Webview that you might think wouldn't

 

  • Google maps
  • Play Store
  • F-Droid
  • Aptoide
  • Hulu
  • Amazon music
  • Firefox and its forks
  • Brave browser

Protonmail app also appears to work without Android System awebview, although you can't seem to write any emails.

 

So all-in-all, it seems Android System Webview is pretty essential for running most apps. Another thing I notuced, no advertisements on any apps will appear while Android System Webview is disabled. So if you're okay with losing a lot of apps, you can do that. What apps have you noticed that donct work without Android System Webview?

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