Galaxy S® III mini How do I Uninstall an Application or Widget from my Samsung Galaxy S® III mini?

Last Update date : 2014.09.25

 

Uninstall and Disable Applications


You can use the Task manager application to uninstall Android™ applications and widgets you have downloaded on your device. To open the Task manager application, press and hold the Home 1 key for one to two seconds, and then touch Task manager2 .

Touch the Downloaded tab, and scroll to the application you want to uninstall. Touch Uninstall next to the application’s name, review the information page, and then touch Uninstall.

You can also uninstall applications from the Apps menu. From the Home screen, touch Apps 3 > Menu d > Uninstall/disable apps d. Only applications you downloaded to your device can be uninstalled. Touch d next to any application you want to uninstall or turn off. Touch OK on the confirmation window.

Uninstall Using the Application Manager


From the Home screen, touch Menu g > Settings q > More wew > Application manager qw. If necessary, swipe to the DOWNLOADED tab. Touch the application you want to uninstall. Touch Uninstall > Uninstall. Applications preloaded on your device cannot be uninstalled, but you can uninstall any updates you have applied by touching Uninstall updates > OK.

Turn Off Apps


You can turn off certain preloaded applications on your device. Once turned off, the application will be hidden and will not be accessible until it is turned back on.

From the Home screen, touch Menu s > Settings s > More d > Application manager d . Touch the application you would like to turn off, and then touch Turn off. A message will warn you about turning off built-in applications; touch OK to proceed.

Turn On Apps


You can turn back on applications from the Apps menu. From the Home screen, touch Apps g > Menu dd > Show disabled apps12 . Mark the checkbox for the application you want to turn on, and touch Done.

You can also turn on applications with the Application manager. From the Home screen, touch Menu e > Settings jj > More rr > Application manager ff . Swipe to the TURNED OFF tab at the top of the screen. Touch the application you want to turn on, and then touch Turn on.

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