Manage apps: Samsung Galaxy S 6

Use these steps to use/do/support uninstall and clear cache for apps on the Samsung Galaxy S 6.

 

 

 

Clear app

Clearing cache or data from an app can fix some software problems. If you clear data, any data stored in that app is lost, such as settings, login information, and saved games. If you don't want to clear the data, try just clearing cache first. If you still experience problems, then clear data too.

 

To clear the cache and data for an app, follow these steps.

 

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Applications.
  4. Tap Application manager.
  5. Tap the desired application in the default list or tap MORE > Show system apps to display preinstalled apps.
  6. Tap Storage.
  7. Tap Clear data and then tap OK.
  8. Tap Clear cache.

 

Android 7.0 Nougat

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Apps.
  4. Tap the desired application in the default list.
  5. Tap Storage.
  6. Tap Clear data and then tap OK.
  7. Tap Clear cache.

 

Update apps

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Play Store.
  3. Tap the Menu key and then tap My Apps. To keep your apps automatically updated, tap the Menu key, tap Settings, and then tap Auto-update apps to select the check box.
  4. Choose one of the following options:
    • Tap Update [xx] to update all applications with updates available.
    • Tap an individual application and then tap Update to update a single application.

Clear recent apps

  1. From any screen, press the Recent app key.
  2. To close an individual recent application, touch an application from the list and drag it to the right.
  3. To close all recent applications, tap the Close all icon at bottom.

 

Uninstall app

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Applications.
  4. Tap Application manager.
  5. Tap the desired application.
  6. Tap Uninstall.
  7. Tap Uninstall again to confirm.

 

Android 7.0 Nougat

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Apps.
  4. Tap the desired application in the default list.
  5. Tap Uninstall.
  6. Tap Uninstall again to confirm.