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Uninstalling and Turning Off Apps on Your Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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

Turn Off Preloaded Apps

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

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

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Navigate to Menu > Uninstall/disable apps.

  3. Touch Remove next to the app you want to turn off.

  4. A message may warn you about turning off the app. Touch TURN OFF or DISABLE to proceed.

    Samsung Galaxy Note3 Disable App
  5. Before the app 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 app.

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

  6. 6. Touch Back to return to the Apps menu.

Turn On Preloaded Apps

Using the Apps Screen

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Navigate to Menu > Show disabled apps.

  3. Mark the checkbox for each app you want to turn on and then touch DONE.

    Samsung Galaxy Note3 Apps Screen Enable App

  

Using the Application Manager

  1. From the Home screen, navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch the GENERAL tab.

    To switch to the tab view, touch Menu > Switch to tab view.

  3. Touch Application manager.

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

    Samsung Galaxy Note3 App Manager Enable App
  5. Touch TURN ON or ENABLE.

Uninstall Downloaded Apps

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

Using the Apps Screen

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Navigate to Menu > Downloaded apps.

    If Downloaded apps is not available, touch Menu > Uninstall/disable apps and skip to Step 4.

  3. Touch Menu > Uninstall.

  4. Touch Remove next to the app you want to uninstall and then touch UNINSTALL.

    Samsung Galaxy Note3 Apps Screen Uninstall App

  

Using the Application Manager

From the Application manager, you can uninstall any apps and app updates you have downloaded.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch the GENERAL tab.

    To switch to the tab view, touch Menu > Switch to tab view.

  3. Touch Application manager.

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

  5. Touch UNINSTALL > UNINSTALL.

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

    Samsung Galaxy Note3 Uninstall App Updates

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