Remove Apps from Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Sometimes you might want to uninstall apps from your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to free up memory and improve your Note 5 battery life and overall performance. I bet you didn't know that some of your apps run in the background and slow your performance and drain your battery life even when you're not using them!

Not to worry, though, you can delete apps from your Galaxy Note 5 easily using the guidelines below:

Option 1 – Remove Apps from Samsung Galaxy Note 5 via the Menu

  1. From the Home screen, select “Apps“.
  2. Select “Edit
  3. Select the minus sign on the app you wish to remove.
  4. This will uninstall the app from your device.

Option 2 – Uninstall Apps from Samsung Galaxy Note 5 via 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“.

Turning off the app disables t while uninstall removes it completely. By turning off the app you prevent from running and it is removed from your Apps menu.  Pre-installed apps 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 3 – Delete Apps from the Galaxy note 5 From 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.

Pre-Installed Apps

If you're looking for a way to uninstall preinstalled apps that your carrier installed, there isn't an easy way to do this. You'll have to be able to gain root access on the Note 5. Once you gain root access, you'll be able to install and uninstall any app you like. If not, pre-installed apps will be on the device and the option to uninstall the app will not be available. You will only be able to freeze them. You can use this app to completely disable these apps if you like.This post applies to the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 model SM-N920.

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