Article ID : 00015478 / Last Modified : 08/16/2015

How to remove an application from the tablet.

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There are two different methods for removing an application from the tablet. Select the method you prefer.

IMPORTANT: Some of the factory installed applications cannot be removed.

  • METHOD 1: Remove an application from the Manage Applications screen.
    1. On the desktop, tap the Home icon. Image
    2. In the upper-right corner of the desktop home screen, tap the Apps & Widgets icon. Image
    3. In the Apps & Widgets screen, tap the Settings icon. Image
    4. In the Settings screen, tap to select Applications.
    5. In the Apps screen, tap to select the All tab. Image
    6. Under the All tab, scroll to locate and then tap to select the application you want to remove.
    7. In the Application Info screen, tap to select Uninstall. Image
    8. At the Uninstall Application prompt, tap OK.
    9. At the Uninstall finished prompt, tap OK.


  • METHOD 2: Remove an application from the Apps & Widgets screen.
    1. On the desktop, tap the Home icon. Image
    2. In the upper-right corner of the desktop home screen, tap the Apps & Widgets icon. Image
    3. In the Apps & Widgets screen, tap and hold the icon of the application you want to remove.

      NOTE: The screen will change to the Desktop.

    4. Drag that application icon up to and over top of the Uninstall option and then release the icon. Image
    5. At the Uninstall Application prompt, tap OK.