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Uninstall and Disable Apps on Galaxy S6 edge and S6 edge+

If you have an app you don't use anymore, uninstall or disable the app to clear up space on your S6 edge or S6 edge+ and leave your Apps tray looking more organized. Learn how to Clear App Data and Cache to improve speed and clear up space.

The available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Uninstall Downloaded Apps

Let's get to it so you can uninstall apps you don't want. On the flip side, if you don't want to completely uninstall or disable an app, learn how to Clear App Data and Cache to improve speed and performance on your phone.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch More Options.  

  3. Touch Edit.  

  4. To uninstall, touch Uninstall/Disable on the downloaded app.  

  5. Touch OK.

   

    From Settings

    You can also uninstall apps from your Settings. Just follow the steps below.

  1. Navigate to and touch Apps > Settings.  

  2. Touch Search, then search for and select Apps.    

  3. Touch the app you want to uninstall.  

  4. Touch UNINSTALL.  

  5. To confirm, touch OK.  

    Apps preloaded on your phone cannot be uninstalled, but you can uninstall any updates you have applied to it's factory version.

Turn Off Preloaded Apps

While you can't uninstall preloaded apps, you can turn them off. When 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 More Options.  

  3. Touch Edit.   

  4.  To turn the app off, touch Uninstall/Disable on the preloaded app.  

  5. To confirm, touch DISABLE.  

   

From Settings

  1. Navigate to and touch Apps > Settings.  

  2. Touch Search, then search for and select Apps.    

  3. Touch the preloaded app you want to disable.  

  4. Touch DISABLE.  

  5. To confirm, touch DISABLE.  

    Some apps cannot be disabled.

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