How to Remove Unwanted Android Apps in Samsung

By Mandy Slake

Samsung manufactures several different Android devices, but the method of removing applications is identical in all of them. Uninstalling applications is part of the Android operating system, so most Android phones use the same steps. Uninstalling unwanted apps frees up space in your phone's memory. You can uninstall any third-party application you have installed on the phone. Samsung doesn't allow you to uninstall applications that come pre-installed on the device.

Step 1

Press the "Menu" button on the main screen of your Samsung phone.

Step 2

Touch "Settings" and "Applications."

Step 3

Touch "Manage applications" and locate the app you want to remove.

Step 4

Tap the application and touch "Uninstall."

Tips & Warnings

  • You can uninstall apps you installed from the Android Market by touching "Market" and pressing "Menu." Tap "My apps" and touch the app you want to remove. Tap "Uninstall" to remove the application.
  • Pre-installed apps are built into the phone's ROM. You can't remove pre-installed apps unless you root your phone.