Samsung Galaxy S6: How to Uninstall Apps

Uninstall unwanted apps from the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone with these steps.

Option 1 – From Settings

  1. From the Home screen, select “Apps“.
  2. Choose “Settings“.
  3. Select “Applications“.
  4. Select “Application manager“.
  5. Swipe left and right between the “All“, “Running“, “Downloaded” and “Disabled” screens as desired.
  6. Select the app you wish to remove.
  7. Tap “Uninstall” or “Turn off“.

Note: The “Turn off” option¬†does not actually uninstall the app, but it prevents it from running and removes it from your Apps menu. Pre-installed apps such as Instagram, Whatsapp, and Facebook Messenger will only show the “Disabled” option and cannot be completely removed. You will only have the option to turn it off or uninstall updates.

Option 2 – From Google Play

  1. From the Home screen, select “Apps” > “Play Store“.
  2. Press the Menu button located at the upper-left portion of the screen.
  3. Select “My Apps“.
  4. Select the app you wish to remove.
  5. Tap “Uninstall” >¬†“OK“.

FAQ

How do I enable a disabled app?

Repeat the steps 1 to 4 in Option 1, then swipe over to the “Disabled” section. Select the app, then choose “Turn on“.

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