What does the Unified Daemon app do?

What is the Unified Daemon application?

The Unified Daemon application provides support for a number of different apps on your device. These include the Weather, Yahoo Finance and Yahoo News apps amongst others. The data is used by apps such as the Alarm, S Planner (calendar) app and the camera.

Can I stop it from using up my data allowance?

Data usage of Unified Daemon will vary according to how often those apps refresh. If you want to reduce data usage by an app using the Unified Daemon, lower its refresh rate in that app's settings.

Alternatively, follow the below steps to show you how to only download via Wi-Fi for the Unified Daemon app.

If you would like to see steps showing how to disable the Unified Daemon app click here.

1 Tap Apps
Tap Apps
2 Tap Settings
Tap Settings
3 Tap Data Usage (you may need to scroll down a bit)
Select Data Usage
4 Tap Unified Daemon.

You may need to scroll down. Be aware that the list shows apps in the order of most data they use, and not in alphabetical order.

View summary of app data usage
Select Unified Daemon menu
5 Tap Restrict Background Data
Select Restrict background data\
6 Tap OK
Tap OK

How do I disable the Unified Daemon app?

The Unified Daemon app cannot be uninstalled but it can be disabled.

Follow the below steps to disable the Unified Daemon app.


Note that disabling this app may affect the effective running of other apps

1 Tap Apps
Tap Apps
2 Tap Settings
Tap Settings
3 Tap Application Manager
Tap Application Manager
4 Tap Unified Daemon (on some devices you may need to scroll to All at the top of your screen)
Select Unified Daemon app
5 Tap Disable
Tap Disable button

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