How do I manage Apps on my Galaxy S9/S9+?

Organise your home screen and find your favourite apps faster and easier.

Switch between Home screen and Apps screen

Switch between Home screen and Apps screenClick to Expand

Without using the Apps button, you can open the Apps screen by swiping upwards or downwards on the Home screen. To return to the Home screen, swipe upwards or downwards on the Apps screen.

How do I manage Apps on my Galaxy S9/ S9+
How do I manage Apps on my Galaxy S9/ S9+

Alternatively, tap the Home button or the Back button.

Showing the Apps button on the Home screen

Showing the Apps button on the Home screenClick to Expand

If you want to open the Apps screen using the Apps button, please follow these steps:

1 On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, or bring two fingers together to access the editing options.
2 Tap ‘Home screen settings’.
How do I manage Apps on my Galaxy S9/ S9+
3 Tap ‘Apps button’.
How do I manage Apps on my Galaxy S9/ S9+
4 Select ‘Show Apps button’ and tap ‘Apply’.
How do I manage Apps on my Galaxy S9/ S9+
5 The ‘Apps’ button will appear as a favourite app at the bottom of the Home screen.
How do I manage Apps on my Galaxy S9/ S9+

Add an App to the Home screen

Add an App to the Home screenClick to Expand
1 Tap and hold an app on the Apps screen.
2 Select the option ‘Add shortcut to Home’.
3 Alternatively, drag the app icon to the upper part on the screen or hold it for 2-3 seconds until the Home screen appears in the back.
4 Place it on the Home screen to automatically create a shortcut.
How do I manage Apps on my Galaxy S9/ S9+

Delete an App from the Home screen

Delete an App from the Home screenClick to Expand
1 Tap and hold the app that you want to remove from the Home screen.
2 Select the option ‘Remove from Home’.
How do I manage Apps on my Galaxy S9/ S9+

Group Apps and create folders

Group Apps and create foldersClick to Expand

To keep your screen neat and quickly access and launch apps you can group similar applications in folders.

1 On the Home screen or the Apps screen, tap and hold an app, and then drag it over to another app.
How do I manage Apps on my Galaxy S9/ S9+
How do I manage Apps on my Galaxy S9/ S9+

Drop the app when a folder frame appears around the apps.

A new folder containing the selected apps will be created. Tap “Enter folder name” and enter a folder name.

2 To add more apps, tap ‘Add Apps’ on the folder. Tick the apps to add and tap ‘Add’. You can also add an app by dragging it to the folder.
How do I manage Apps on my Galaxy S9/ S9+

Moving apps from a folder: Tap and hold an app and drag it to a new location.

 

Deleting a folder: Tap and hold a folder, and then tap ‘Delete’. Only the folder will be deleted. The folder’s apps will be relocated to the Apps screen.

Uninstall or disable downloaded applications

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To uninstall a downloaded application, you simply must tap and hold the app and select the option Uninstall.

How do I manage Apps on my Galaxy S9/ S9

There are some default apps that cannot be uninstalled from the device. These can be disabled by tapping and holding the app and selecting the option Disable.

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