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How do I uninstall or turn off applications on my Samsung Galaxy Note5?

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.

Preloaded applications (applications built into your device) cannot be uninstalled. You can only disable them.

Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Turn Off Preloaded Applications

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.

If an application or updates are uninstalled, you will need to download the application or apply any updates again via Google Play™ store, Galaxy Apps, or the Amazon™ Appstore once you turn on the application.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch More options > Uninstall/disable apps.

  3. Touch Remove on the application you want to turn off.

    To turn off an application in a folder, touch the folder and choose Open folder. You can then turn off the application. You can also choose Remove folder to delete the folder. Any application in the folder you delete will return to the Apps menu.

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

Turn On Applications You Have Turned Off

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Scroll to and touch Applications.

    It may be necessary to touch the DEVICE tab and then touch Applications.

  4. Touch Application manager.

  5. Touch All apps > Disabled.

  6. Touch the application you want to turn on.

  7. Touch ENABLE.

Uninstall Downloaded Applications

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

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch EDIT at the top of the screen.

  3. Touch Remove on the application you want to uninstall.

  4. A message may warn you about uninstalling the application. Touch OK to proceed.

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