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    Question Uninstalling pre-installed apps??

    Is there a way to uninstall pre-installed apps?
    Many of them I never use anyway, such as; ChatON, Samsung Link, Story Album, etc, etc...

    And if so, how can I do that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dx3me View Post
    Is there a way to uninstall pre-installed apps?
    Many of them I never use anyway, such as; ChatON, Samsung Link, Story Album, etc, etc...

    And if so, how can I do that?
    You have to root your phone. This is one of the reason people root. See the first root in my signature for basic info since it appears you may not have much experience with this. See the rooting sub-forum at the top of this forum for info related to the S4.
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    Actually there is a way to uninstall pre-installed apps without rooting your device.There is an app by name CLEAN MASTER. In Clean Master there is a feature 'manage apps' in that you can uninstall pre-installed apps.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeevan More View Post
    Actually there is a way to uninstall pre-installed apps without rooting your device.There is an app by name CLEAN MASTER. In Clean Master there is a feature 'manage apps' in that you can uninstall pre-installed apps.
    ?????
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeevan More View Post
    Actually there is a way to uninstall pre-installed apps without rooting your device.There is an app by name CLEAN MASTER. In Clean Master there is a feature 'manage apps' in that you can uninstall pre-installed apps.
    I've just installed this, although it seems a very good app, all I can uninstall is the actual apps I've installed, and not what was already pre-installed on the phone when I received it.

    There may be a option to show all the apps on the phone but I haven't found it yet....
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    Quote Originally Posted by JamesBramble View Post
    I've just installed this, although it seems a very good app, all I can uninstall is the actual apps I've installed, and not what was already pre-installed on the phone when I received it.

    There may be a option to show all the apps on the phone but I haven't found it yet....
    Not your fault but you can't.

    Hence my "?????" above as in wondering what he was talking about.
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    try uninstall master: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...llmaster&hl=en

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    Quote Originally Posted by Digvijay Maheshwari View Post
    try uninstall master:
    Requires root.
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    Some atk's can cause battery drain due to start/kill/start/kill etc
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dx3me View Post
    Is there a way to uninstall pre-installed apps?
    Many of them I never use anyway, such as; ChatON, Samsung Link, Story Album, etc, etc...

    And if so, how can I do that?
    go to the app hit disable button.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeevan More View Post
    Actually there is a way to uninstall pre-installed apps without rooting your device.There is an app by name CLEAN MASTER. In Clean Master there is a feature 'manage apps' in that you can uninstall pre-installed apps.
    I've tried said app and this is FALSE. It only gives you the option to delete those you've downloaded which actually makes it a pretty pointless app.

    If it helps anyone however I've discovered how to remove the widgets that were pre-applied to the home screens such as Story Album. DO NOT go through the apps page, I had this confusion and they can't be removed that way. Instead hold and drag them to the trash directly from the home screen they are inhabiting. They won't be deleted from the phone I don't think, they just won't be obnoxiously displayed on your home screens anymore.
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    You're going to need to be rooted to delete those unwanted apps.

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