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How do I Uninstall and Turn Off Apps on My Samsung Galaxy Tab S? (SM-T700 & SM-T800)

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.

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

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

      

  2. Touch the more options icon. Then, touch Uninstall/disable apps.

      

      

  3. To uninstall, touch the uninstall/disable icon on the downloaded app.

      

      

  4. Touch OK.

      

From Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings > Applications.

      

  2. Touch Application manager. Then, touch the app you want to uninstall.

      

      

  3. Touch UNINSTALL.

      

      

  4. To confirm, touch OK.

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

Turn Off Preloaded Apps

After an app is turned off, it will be hidden and will not be accessible until it is turned back on.

From the Apps Menu

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

      

  2. Touch the more options icon. Then, touch Uninstall/disable apps.

      

      

  3. To turn the app off, touch the uninstall/disable icon on the downloaded app.

      

      

  4. To confirm, touch RESET.

      

From Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings > Applications.

      

  2. Touch Application manager.

      

      

  3. Select and touch the app you want to turn off. Then, touch DISABLE.

      

      

  4. To confirm, touch DISABLE.

      

      

  5. Some apps cannot be disabled.

Turn On Preloaded Apps

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings > Applications.

      

  2. Touch Application manager.

      

      

  3. To turn on the app, touch the disabled app. Then, touch ENABLE.

      

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