What Is com.qualcomm.atfwd:All You Need To know (December 2020)

In this article we have discuss about what si com.qualcomm.atfwd service? com.qualcomm.atfwd is the mostly comes with android mobile phone and we have discuss its importance of running this com.qualcomm.atfwd service in our mobile phone.We have also discuss can we uninstall this service and which are the consequences we face? Some of the apps are comes with built-in with mobile phone and start running as soon as we start the phone.

What Is com.qualcomm.atfwd?


When we start the mobile phone and want to mirror our screen to big size display like Television then we normally start searching for the app which provide phone mirroring. Today most of the mobile phone provides screen mirroring facility. We have also written about the how com.samsung.telecom and com.samsung.callui works with each other.

This is the place where com.qualcomm.atfwd will come into picture. So this is used for Qualcomm WiFi display.

So this service becomes the interface between your TV WiFi receiver and mobile phone WiFi screen capturing service. Means when you start your Mobile WiFi (without internet wifi) and screen mirroring then your screen mirroring service like com.qualcomm.atfwd will works.

This com.qualcomm.atfwd service allows to mirror without WiFi Internet connection.

In mobile service are generally used common naming conversion .This way you can identify that it is company made service or external service. you can see that services have use naming convention like


which are the issues reported for com.qualcomm.atfwd ?

many users reported com.qualcomm.atfwd is service creates some of the problems.

  1. High mobile data consumption
  2. Battery Drain
  3. Some times make direct connection with google

We found all this problems are falsely reported .This app does not responsible for this. Mostly we found that other apps which are third party apps are responsible for this type of problem.

We have done experiment .we have disable this app and then start mobile phone . We found the same problem persists. so We can’t blame everything on atfwd.

Can I uninstall com.qualcomm.atfwd ?

Yes you can uninstall or disable this com.qualcomm.atfwd and 99% your mobile phone will works fine.

But when you use mirroring app or you want to do screen mirroring then it might create problem.

Step 1: Open the android mobile phone

Step 2: Go to menu

Step 3: Find out the settings

Step 4: click on settings which shows you different apps and then click on apps.

Step 5: Click on All apps and then search for com.qualcomm.atfwd

Step 6: Then click on this service and either stop or uninstall.

Which are the screen mirroring applications which might use com.qualcomm.atfwd ?

  1. Teamviewer
  2. Letsview
  3. Mirroring assist

This apps are normally mirror you screen and send to other client over wifi or internet.

There are other service listed below is also responsible for screen mirroring and display setting.

  1. Wfd SDK Service
  2. Wfd Service

is com.qualcomm.atfwd a bloatware?

Simple answer is Yes. But it is not a virus.

so first you have to understand that what is bloatware?

mobile phone vendors have not develop these applications and provided for several extra features to users.

In short bloatware are not virus and for example you want fonts to read certain language then this apps are already provided by vendors. If you stop this apps then phone does not stop.

com.qualcomm.atfwd is bloatware provide with most of the android mobile phone. This make ease to mirror the display screen.

From where I can download this app?

you can download this app by click on this download link


We have describe com.qualcomm.atfwd service and what is the importance? basically it is for display service for mirror . We describe uninstall this app and also written about applications uses this service. What is the consequences if you uninstall this app.

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