When my Android(HuaWei) watch paired with my phone(Nexus 6P), a number of applications were installed automatically on the watch. One of the applications is WeChat. I like WeChat on my phone but don’t need it on the watch. How do I remove it from the watch?

Searched a lot on Internet, it appeared the application had to be uninstalled from the phone, which is not what I want here.

Finally I decided to use ADB to do the task. Below are steps:

1. Download Android SDK
2. Enable USB debugging on the phone:

  • Open the Settings app and scroll to the bottom. If it doesn’t have a Developer Options setting, tap About Phone (or About Tablet), scroll to the bottom, and tap the build number 7 times.
  • Go back and tap Developer Options.
  • Enable USB debugging.

3. Enable Bluetooth debugging on the watch:

  • Tap the home screen twice to bring up the Wear menu.
  • Scroll to the bottom and tap Settings.
  • Scroll to the bottom. If there’s no Developer Options item, tap About, and then tap the build number 7 times.
  • Tap the Developer Options item.
  • Enable Debug over Bluetooth

4. On the phone, open the Android Wear companion app.
5. Tap the menu on the top right and select Settings ->Enable Debugging over Bluetooth

You should see a tiny status summary appear under the option:
Host: disconnected
Target: connected

6. Connect the phone to your computer over USB and run following on command line:

adb forward tcp:5556 localabstract:/adb-hub
adb connect

7. In the Android Wear companion app, you should see the status change to:

Host: connected
Target: connected

8. On command line, get a list of apps installed on HuaWei watch

adb -s shell pm list packages

9. You will now see the list of package names for all of the installed apps e.g. “package:com.tencent.mm” for WeChat.

10. To uninstall an app, type:

adb -s uninstall com.tencent.mm

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