If you an Android phone and it's full apps you never downloaded, you're doing it all wrong.
Android has a bloat ware problem.
Most Android phones you buy come preloaded with apps you never actually downloaded.
For instance, on this Samsung Galaxy S7 You have all of these Samsung apps And a folder full of apps from the carrier.
The most frustrating thing about all of this is that you can't delete these apps.
So no matter what they're going to take up internal storage space.
By the way Apple does this too with apps like maps and news and game center and so on.
For android users there is a silver lining.
Even though you can't delete the apps you can make them disappear.
On the S7, go to your app drawer, tap and hold an app, and drag it up to the top where you see turn off.
If you don't see this option on your phone go to settings, then apps, and find the app you want to hide.
Tap disable or turn off and you're all set.
If you ever want to get an app back, just re-enable it.
Not all bloatware should be disabled.
For instance, a lot of carriers have apps that let you track your data plan.
Or on Samsung, the S Health app lets you track steps and your heart rate.
But if you do want to get rid of any unnecessary bloatware Now you know how.
And now you're doing it right.
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