1. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    - why can't I totally uninstall Instagram?
    - why is it when some apps are disabled, after X period (not sure of the timeframe), they are active again?

    Thanks in advance.
    09-13-2015 11:12 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Was it preinstalled? If so, it's bloatware, which usually can't be completely uninstalled. I'm sure Samsung and/or the carrier consider that a "feature" for your convenience and benefit.

    If you ever Reset All App Preferences, that re-enables disabled apps--are you doing that?

    And hey, I'm curious--how'd you get the "Distinguished" title under your avatar?
    09-14-2015 02:04 AM
  3. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    Yes, Instagram was preinstalled.
    I've not performed a 'Reset All App Preferences'. Albeit, still weird.
    Distinguished: I'm an ex-MOD for CrackBerry; thus it is a perk
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    09-14-2015 07:04 AM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Distinguished: I'm an ex-MOD for CrackBerry; thus it is a perk
    Ah, I see! <salute>

    Just to be sure, you are talking about going to the App Manager, selecting an app, and tapping the Disable button, right? Not just closing the app out of RAM.
    09-14-2015 11:52 AM
  5. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    Ah, I see! <salute>

    Just to be sure, you are talking about going to the App Manager, selecting an app, and tapping the Disable button, right? Not just closing the app out of RAM.
    ...exactly
    09-14-2015 12:59 PM
  6. pdub73's Avatar
    Instagram was pre-installed because it is now available to be used in multi-window same with facebook...as for disabled apps becoming active again check your auto-update settings in the play store and your applications manager.
    09-15-2015 02:16 AM
  7. Robby Robb's Avatar
    This what I use to disable apps permanently

    Posted via the Android Central App
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    09-15-2015 03:05 AM
  8. Neal Smith's Avatar
    Im using the same app ...works great!
    This what I use to disable apps permanently

    Posted via the Android Central App
    09-15-2015 09:31 AM

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