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Uninstalling and Turning Off Apps on Your Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T710 and SM-T810)

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.

Uninstall Downloaded Apps

Preloaded apps (apps 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 apps and quickly uninstall any you don't need.

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

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  2. Touch Remove on the app you want to uninstall.  

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

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps

Using the Application Manager

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

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

  2. Touch Application manager.  

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

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

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

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  6. Apps preloaded on your device cannot be uninstalled, but you can uninstall any updates you have applied.

Turn off Preloaded Apps

From the Apps menu, you can turn off preloaded apps. After 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 > EDIT.  

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  2. Touch Remove on the app you want to turn off.  

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  3. A message may warn you about turning off the app. Touch TURN OFF to proceed.  

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps

Using the Application Manager

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

  2. Touch Application manager.   

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

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

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps
  5. Touch DISABLE to finish turning OFF the app.  

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps

Turn on Preloaded Apps

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

  2. Touch Application manager.  

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

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

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Uninstall and Turn Off Apps

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