Enable / Disable App - Nexus 6

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, navigate: Apps icon Apps icon > Settings.
  2. From the Device section, tap Apps.
  3. Tap All apps (located at the top).
  4. Tap Disabled.
  5. Tap the appropriate app.
  6. Tap Enable.

 

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Disable App

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

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps icon Apps icon > Settings.
  2. From the Device section, tap Apps.
  3. Tap an app.
  4. Tap Disable.
  5. Tap Disable App.
  6. If the Turn Off option isn't available, tap Force stop.
  7. Tap OK.

 

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