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How do I Uninstall and Turn Off Apps on My Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1? (SM-T580 and SM-P580)

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 the downloaded apps and quickly uninstall any unneeded apps.

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

        

        

  2. Touch Remove on the app you want to uninstall.

        

        

  3. Touch OK.

        

Using the Application Manager

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

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

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

          

  2. Touch Application manager .

         

         

  3. Touch the app you want to uninstall.

        

         

  4. Touch UNINSTALL.

         

         

  5. Touch OK.

        

Turn Off Preloaded Apps

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

        

        

  2. Touch Remove on the app you want to turn OFF.

        

        

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

        

Using the Application Manager

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

        

  2. Touch Application manager.

        

         

  3. Touch the application you want to turn OFF.

        

        

  4. Touch DISABLE.

        

        

  5. Touch DISABLE to finish turning OFF the app.

        

Turn On Preloaded Apps

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

        

  2. Touch Application manager.

        

        

  3. Touch the app you want to turn ON.

        

        

  4. Touch ENABLE.

         

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