Samsung Galaxy Note2: How to Remove Apps

It’s good practice to regularly audit and remove apps from your Samsung Galaxy Note2 to free memory and ensure proper operation. Even if you don’t use an app, it may still run in the background and slow performance. Follow these steps and get rid of apps you no longer use.

Pre-installed apps

If you arrived at this page looking for a way to get rid of those pesky pre-installed apps that your carrier installed, there unfortunately isn’t an easy solution for most users. You’ll have to be technically apt and know¬†how to root the Note2. Once you gain root access, you’ll be able to install and uninstall any app you like. Otherwise, pre-installed apps will forever be on the device and the option to uninstall the app will be not be available.


From the Apps menu

1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.

2. Swipe over to the screen that contains the app you’re removing.

3. Select the Menu button.

4. Tap the app icon to remove it.


From the Google Play app

1. Open the Play app.

2. Select the Menu button.

3. Select My Apps.

4. Select the app you wish to remove.

5. Tap the Uninstall option.



  1. jake says

    I need help on losing my app pages when I click on apps because I removed around 45 apps and now they are scattered over 12 pgaes I cant get rid of. Help would be gratful thanks

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