Enable / Disable App - The new Moto X™

Some apps that come pre-installed (e.g., calculator, Google Play™ Store, Verizon Cloud, Call Filter, etc.) on your Android™ device can't be uninstalled; however, they can be disabled (turned off) so they don't appear in the list of apps on your device.

Note The option to enable or disable an app may only be available for apps that can't be uninstalled.

Enable App

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps Apps icon (at the bottom).
  2. Tap Settings Settings icon.
  3. From the Device section, tap Apps apps icon.
  4. From the All tab, tap an app.
    Note To switch tabs, swipe left or right.
  5. Tap Enable (upper-right).

 

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Disable App

Caution Disabling an app may cause related apps to function improperly.

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps Apps icon (at the bottom).
  2. Tap Settings Settings icon.
  3. From the Device section, tap Apps apps icon.
  4. From the All tab, tap an app.
    Note To switch tabs, swipe left or right.
  5. Tap Force stop (upper-left).
  6. From the 'Force stop?' prompt, tap OK to confirm.
  7. Tap Disable (upper-right).
  8. From the 'Disable built-in app?' prompt, tap OK to confirm.

 

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