How to disable native apps on Android

By: Samir Makwana, The Mobile Indian, Mumbai Last updated : August 16, 2018 7:39 pm

Most Android phones come with several apps pre-installed, which people seldom or never use. These apps can be disabled from starting up & consuming precious system resources.
Several native apps often run in the background and continue to consume precious system resources as well as battery life.
How to disable native apps
Here is a safe method to disable them from starting up and running in the background.

Step one
How to disable native apps
Go to System Settings and open the Apps option from the list.

Step two
How to disable native apps
Swipe through the different columns and go to the All column, which lists all the possible apps installed on the device.

Step three
How to disable native apps
Select the native app you wish to disable.

Step four

Tap the Force Stop button to kill the app processor and then tap on the Disable button to stop it from showing up in the tray and consuming your device resources.
How to disable native apps
Once you've done this, the app won't show up even if you reboot the Android device.

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