Disabling an app

Apps, even if not used often, may be running in the background and downloading data. If an app cannot be uninstalled, you can disable it.
  1. From the Home screen, swipe up and then find and tap Settings.
  2. Tap Apps & notifications.
  3. At the bottom of Recently opened apps, choose to see all apps.
  4. Tap the app, and then tap Disable.
Tip: You can also press and hold an app on the Home screen or Apps screen, tap Information icon, and then tap Disable.

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