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Galaxy Tab S2 - How do I uninstall and turn off applications on my Samsung Galaxy Tab S2?

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.

Uninstall Downloaded Applications

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

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  > EDIT.

  2. Touch uninstall for the app you want to uninstall.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App
  3. Touch OK.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App

        

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  >Settings. 

  2. Touch Applications.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App
  3. Touch Application manager.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App
  4. Touch the app you want to uninstall.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App
  5. Touch UNINSTALL.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App
  6. Touch OK.

    Applications preloaded on your device cannot be uninstalled, but you can uninstall any updates you have applied.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App

Turn Off Preloaded Applications

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

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps  > EDIT.

  2. Touch uninstall for the application you want to turn off.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App
  3. A message may warn you about turning off the application. Touch TURN OFF to proceed.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App

        

Using the Application Manager

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps  > Settings.

  2. Touch Applications.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App
  3. Touch Application manager.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App
  4. Touch the app you want to turn off. For this example, touch Chrome.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App
  5. Touch DISABLE.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App
  6. Touch DISABLE.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App
  7. Touch OK to finish disabling the application.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App

Turn On Preloaded Applications

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps  > Settings.

  2. Touch Applications.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App
  3. Touch Application manager.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App
  4. Touch the app you want to turn on.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App
  5. Touch ENABLE.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall or Turn Off App

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