How to: Disable Apps on Android

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For power users, there’s no such thing as having “too much speed”, never be too many free resources. One of the things you can do on Android to gain some speed and set your device free from carrier/OEM ‘bloatware’ (and any other apps you don’t plan on using) is to disable it. This keeps these apps from running and taking up system resources, leaving those resources for the apps and processes you do want. Disabling apps doesn’t require you to root your device and is a popular, simple and effective method of tuning your Android device.

By disabling, the apps aren’t uninstalled and are still on your devices and, therefore, can be re-enabled should you change your mind. To put it in simple terms, they’re in a coma.

That said, let’s take a look at how to do this on both a Samsung (left) and Nexus device (right).

First, you’ll…

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