Hide or show apps: Google Nexus 5

    Use these steps to hide or show apps on the Google Nexus 5.

     

    On this page:

     

     

    Hide

    Hidden apps will not show in the Apps menu or receive software updates. You may be unable hide some preinstalled apps.

     

    1. From any Home screen, tap All Apps.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Apps.
    4. If necessary, swipe left or right to the appropriate screen:
      • Downloaded
      • Running
      • All
    5. Tap the desired application. If desired, tap the Menu key and then tap Sort by name or Sort by size to change how the apps are listed.
    6. Tap Disable and then tap OK.

     

    Show

    1. From any Home screen, tap All Apps.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Apps.
    4. If necessary, swipe left or right to the appropriate screen:
      • Downloaded
      • Running
      • All
    5. Tap the desired application. If searching alphabetically, hidden apps may be listed at the bottom of the list instead of in order.
    6. Tap Enable and then tap OK.