We've seen the reports – Millennials have no loyalty to apps. If you look at the app habits of an average person, it's easy to see why. There are around 3 million apps in the Google Play Store, and not every app will be perfect for you. The memory of your device is limited. So it's time to delete the apps you never use. But how do you clean your device of unplayed games and apps? Have no fear! We've heard your dire predicament and put together this simple guide to uninstalling apps in Android.
Before you begin, you should take the time not to reinstall the app to remove Data Option for each app that you uninstall. You will normally find this button in the Storage section next to the Uninstall button in each of our manuals. This will ensure that as little data as possible remains on the device after the uninstall. If you temporarily remove an app (for example, to make room for an operating system update), you can leave the data there so that it remains available when you later put the app back on your device.
Final Some apps can not be removed. This is usually the case for apps that are critical to the day-to-day running of your device, or, in creeping cases, apps that have been added by your wireless service provider or phone manufacturer. Although you can not remove these apps without rooting your phone (here's our guide to rooting your Android phone if you're interested), you can usually disable them, and we've added little hints to each of our guides to help to show how you can do that. But be forewarned ̵
Uninstalling apps in Android format
Stock Android is the base version of Android Google, and although this Android level is mainly found on Google's Pixel and Nexus devices, many phone manufacturers will make slight modifications to their devices (usually called "Google"). Skins "). Since the common Android framework of most Android phones on the mark If your phone has a more heavily modified Android skin, such as Samsung's Experience (most recently called One-UI), you usually only need to keep looking for this entry.  Uninstalling Apps in Stock is quite simple for Android:
- Select the Settings app in the App tray or on the Home screen.
- Tap Apps & Notifications and then . Show all apps .
- Scroll down the list until you find the app you want to remove and tap it.
- Select Uninstall .
If you encounter an app that can not be removed, follow the same instruction as above, only Disable for Uninstall in the last step. This should ensure that the offensive app, while not completely removed, can not be activated or affect your daily activities.
Uninstalling apps in Samsung Experience and One UI
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Samsung's modified Android skin evolved significantly over the years. Previously known as TouchWiz, it was labeled as one of the worst Android skins in the world – to the point where Google almost got in to do better. A UI is Samsung's newest operating system, and together with the older Samsung Experience it's much quieter and slimmer.
Oddly enough, uninstalling apps on a UI or Samsung Experience is actually easier than on Android. While you can still navigate to the settings app, app list, and more, Samsung has given users an even faster link to uninstalling or disabling unwanted apps.
- Locate the app that you want to uninstall.
- Long- Press (touch and hold your finger) in the app and wait for a pop-up menu to appear.
- Tap Uninstall .
- If you want to uninstall multiple apps on an S8 or later, you can tap . Select multiple items from the pop-up menu, select the apps you want, and tap Uninstall at the top left. This option is not available for older Samsung phones, such as the illustrated S7 Edge.
To disable apps that can not be uninstalled, simply follow the same steps and type Disable instead of Uninstall .
Uninstall apps in Huawei EMUI
. Huawei is another version of Android that makes important changes to the Android device formula. EMUI is more like iOS than Android in many ways, but uninstalling an app is just as easy as on any other Android device.
- Locate the app you want to uninstall, either on your home page or in the app drawer.  Hold the app for a long time (tap and hold on the finger) until the phone vibrates and a pop-up menu appears.
- Type Uninstall .
Huawei warns that some apps are not able to be uninstalled to make sure your system continues to function smoothly. However, some apps are also kept there because of agreements with Huawei. However, you should be able to disable these apps. Just tap Disable instead of Uninstall when the menu is displayed.