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Manage Apps on Galaxy S8 Active

Learn how to manage your apps.

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

Download Apps

From Galaxy Apps

  1. Navigate to Apps > Samsung folder > Galaxy Apps.

  2. Use the Search bar to search for specific apps or choose a category of your preference to find apps.

  3. Touch the app you want to download.

  4. Touch INSTALL.

  5. After installation completes, touch OPEN to access the app. Installed apps are automatically added to Apps.

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From the Play Store

  1. Navigate to Apps > Play Store.

  2. Use the Search bar to search for specific apps or choose a category of your preference to find apps.

  3. Touch the app you want to download.

  4. Touch INSTALL.

  5. After installation completes, touch OPEN to access the app. Installed apps are automatically added to Apps.

Uninstall Apps

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps.

  2. Touch and hold an app until the options menu opens.

  3. Touch Uninstall.

  4. Touch OK.

Disable Preloaded Apps

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps.

  2. Touch and hold an app until the options menu opens.

  3. Touch Disable.

  4. Touch DISABLE and confirm to disable the app.

Managing App Permissions

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

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

  3. Touch the desired app.

  4. Touch Permissions.

  5. View and manage APP PERMISSIONS using the sliders.

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