1. snuffnchess's Avatar
    Good Morning!

    There are some bloatware that I want to "turn off" in application manager, but when I go there, I am not able to click on "turn off" because that button is grayed out.

    Without rooting the phone, is there a way around this? Trying to stop things like "My Magazine", "Flip book", etc

    Thanks!!

    Mark
    07-03-2014 12:01 PM
  2. Lactose The Intolerant's Avatar
    Often times you have to select "uninstall updates" first -- the system will prompt you with something like "are you sure you want to uninstall and return app to it's original state" (something like that)... after you uninstall updates, the grayed out "turn off" button will become clickable.
    07-03-2014 06:20 PM
  3. GANote3's Avatar
    Some preinstalled apps cannot be turned off. I finally bit the bullet and rooted my note 3 a couple of weeks ago and got my titanium installed and got rid of them that way!

    Posted via Android Central App
    07-04-2014 06:21 AM
  4. dpham00's Avatar
    I don't believe that those two apps can be disabled without root

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    07-05-2014 09:05 AM

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