Galaxy Note4: How do I uninstall, turn off, and hide applications on my Samsung Note4?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Turn Off and Hide Applications


To make the most of your device's internal storage capacity, you can uninstall or turn off applications you don't use. Downloaded applications can be uninstalled, and preloaded applications can be turned off.

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Preloaded Applications


Important: Preloaded applications (applications built into your device) cannot be uninstalled. You can only turn off or disable them.

From the Apps menu, you can turn off preloaded applications. Once turned off, the application will be hidden and will not be accessible until it is turned on.

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1 .

2. Touch More options 1 > Uninstall/disable apps.

3. Touch 1 next to the application you want to turn off.

4. A message may warn you about turning off the application. Touch Disable (or Turn off) to proceed.

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5. Before the application can be turned off, any updates will be uninstalled and replaced with the factory default version. If any updates were installed, touch Uninstall to finish turning off the application.

Note: If updates are uninstalled, you will need to apply any updates via Google Play™ Store once you turn on the application.

Turn On Applications


1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1 .

2. Touch More options 1 > Show disabled apps.

3. Mark the checkbox for each application you want to turn on, and then touch Done.

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Turn On Applications Using the Application Managers


1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1 .

2. Touch Settings 1 .

3. Scroll down to the bottom and touch Application manager 1 under APPLICATION .

4. Swipe to the TURNED OFF or DISABLED tab and touch the application you want to turn on.

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5. Touch Turn on.

Uninstall Downloaded Applications


From the Apps menu, you can view all of your downloaded applications and quickly uninstall any you don't need.

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1 .

2. Touch More options 1 > Downloaded apps.

Note: If Downloaded apps is not available, touch More options 1 > Uninstall/disable apps and skip to Step 4.

3. Touch More options 1 > Uninstall.

4. Touch 1 next to the application you want to uninstall, and then touch Uninstall.

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Uninstall Applications Using the Application Manager


From the Application manager, you can uninstall any applications and application updates you have downloaded.

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1 .

2. Touch Settings 1 .

3. Scroll down to the bottom and touch Application manager 1 under APPLICATION .

4. In the DOWNLOADED tab, touch the application you want to uninstall.

5. Touch Uninstall > Uninstall.

6. Applications preloaded on your device cannot be uninstalled, but you can uninstall any updates you have applied by touching Uninstall updates > OK.

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