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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 apps you do not need. Downloaded apps can be uninstalled, and preloaded apps can be turned off.

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Uninstall Downloaded Applications

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

You can uninstall any downloaded apps from the Apps Menu.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  2. Touch EDIT.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  3. Touch the red minus icon on the downloaded app to uninstall.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  4. Touch OK.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps

       

Using the Application Manager to Uninstall

Alternatively, you can uninstall any downloaded app from the Application Manager. 

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  2. Navigate to Settings > Applications > Application manager.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  3. Touch the app you want to uninstall and touch UNINSTALL.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  4. Touch OK to confirm. 

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

Turn Off Preloaded Applications

You can turn on preloaded apps. Once turned OFF, an app will be hidden and will not be accessible until it is turned back ON.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  2.  Touch EDIT.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  3. Touch the red minus icon on the downloaded app to turn the app off.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  4. A message to turn off the app will appear, touch TURN OFF to confirm. 

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps

        

Using the Application Manager to Turn Off Application

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  2. Navigate to Settings > Applications > Application manager.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  3. Select and touch the application you want to turn OFF. Then, touch DISABLE.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  4. A message to turn off the application will appear, touch DISABLE to confirm. 

  5. Another message may appear. To replace the application to the factory version, touch OK. If you want to simply turn off the application without any changes, touch CANCEL.

    This message will appear if any changes were made to the application previously.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps

Turn On Preloaded Applications

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  2. Navigate to Settings > Applications > Application manager.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  3. Touch the app you want to turn ON and touch ENABLE.

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