How to Effectively Remove Android Crapware
- Navigate to Settings. You can get to the settings menu either in your apps menu or, on most phones, by pulling down the notification drawer and tapping a button there.
- Select the Apps submenu.
- Swipe right to the All apps list.
- Select the app you wish to disable.
- Tap Uninstall updates if necessary.
- Tap Disable.
Keeping this in consideration, how do you deactivate a app?
From there, tap "Manage Applications" to see a list of applications on your device. Tap the app you want to deactivate to see the options for that app. All apps have a "Force Close" or "Force Stop" option. Apps that you installed yourself, have an "Uninstall" option.
Do disabled apps take up space?
You can reverse a regrettable Android app download in the Settings app's Apps page, but that's not the case with some titles pre-installed by Google or your wireless carrier. You can't uninstall those, but in Android 4.0 or newer you can "disable" them and recover much of the storage space they've taken up.