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How does disable and uninstall features work on phone

Here is another eye openener even though it sounds so clear and simple but some people dont know the different and how to use them. Uninstall feature allow you to remove Installed App permanently, and thats what most people know but today you're lucky reading this post.

The two features work on apps but they work differently, one remove permanently the apps that you installed yourself while Disable render pre-installed app unactive temporarily until you go back to enable. I'm going to show you some screenshot then you have the clear understand.

Note: The disable feature can also work on installed app but you have a few steps to accomplished that if you want to use as alternative to uninstal.

Let quickly go through the process and the screenshot

How to use uninstall and disable feature on installed app (Whatsapp).

pre-installed app are the applications that comes with phone and cannot be remove so only action that work with them is disable 

For "uninstall" feature
  • First step is to tap on "settings".
  • Scroll down and tap on "Apps"
  • Locate the app you want to uninstall and tap on it 

check the picture below;

  • Then tap on "uninstall"
For "Disable" features
when you have notification message , dont click to read, just swipe down and tap-hold , tap on sign that look like "exclamation" then you tap on disable which is different from uninstall.

Disable feature with Pre-install app

  • Follow the same steps, tap on "settings".
  • Scroll down and tap on "Apps"
  • Locate the app you want to disable and tap on it then you have it disabled until you go back to enable.
In conclusion, this two features are similar, you just have to know what you're doing. Meanwhile your Pre-installed apps are chrome, keyboard, Play Music etc while those "installed" by yourself are called "installed" app

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How does disable and uninstall features work on phone


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