Hide or show apps: Samsung Galaxy S7

Hiding apps allow you to hide unwanted or unused apps that cannot be uninstalled from the Apps menu. Use these steps to hide or show apps on the Samsung Galaxy S7.

 

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Hide

Hidden apps will not show in the Apps menu or receive updates. Preinstalled apps come installed on the phone out of the box. These apps cannot be uninstalled in most cases.

 

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

  1. Tap the Apps tray, from any Home screen.
  2. Tap EDIT.
  3. Apps that can be hidden will have a 'minus' sign in the top right corner.
  4. Tap the 'minus' sign.
  5. Tap TURN OFF to hide.

 

Android 7.0 Nougat

  1. Tap the Apps tray, from any Home screen.
  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Tap Menu icon.
  3. Tap EDIT.
  4. Apps that can be hidden will have a 'minus' sign in the top right corner.
  5. Tap the 'minus' sign.
  6. Tap TURN OFF to hide.

 

Show

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

  1. Tap the Apps tray, from any Home screen.
  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Tap Applications.
  3. Tap Application manager.
  4. Scroll through the list of apps that display or tap MORE and select Show system apps.
  5. If the app is hidden, 'Disabled' will be listed in the field with the app name.
  6. Tap the desired application.
  7. Tap ENABLE to show the app.

 

Android 7.0 Nougat

  1. Tap the Apps tray, from any Home screen.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Applications.
  4. Tap Menu (3 dots) icon > Show system apps.
  5. If the app is hidden, 'Disabled' will be listed in the field with the app name.
  6. Tap the desired application.
  7. Tap ENABLE to show the app.