A reality that brings the devices with Android operating system, are the pre-installed applications, which come with the mobile phone when you buy it in the mobile phone store. As such, those applications are already coming therea clear example that you can refer to, is the package of all Google applications, such as Gmail, Chrome, YouTube, Google Photos, Play Store and many more.
All of these applications are not integrated into the device’s operating system, but are installed on it before selling to the consumer. In the case of Google apps, it is because the devices with Android operating system, use the Google Play Store and brands affiliated with this operating system, add them to their devices to give more tools to their users.
Where can you see the pre-installed apps on your Android mobile?
First of all, it should be noted that in many cases, the pre-installed applications that bring mobile devices with Android operating system, in many cases are of great importance to users, an example of this is Gmail or YouTube, are applications that come pre-installed, but that most users make the most of.
There is no reference to the fact that some applications are bad and others are not, but it will all depend on the use that the user gives to those applications. If a user does not use one, two or three applications, he will be limiting the storage of his device, storage that he can use for other more important things.
To find these applications, you must first go to the general settings of your device, already located in that place, go to the applications tab, in that tab you will find all applications installed on your devicethe ones that the device brings and the ones that you installed.
Generally, in the applications tab, there will not be a site where only the applications that are pre-installed before the purchase of the device are classified, all the applications will be in the same section, those that come pre-installed with the device and the that you have installed on your device.
What happens when you disable a mobile’s factory applications?
In some applications, it is allowed to uninstall the application, this will depend on the brand of the device on which you want to make the change. However, the vast majority of applications pre-installed on Android mobile devices, they cannot be deletedas they are usually an agreement between the brand of the operating system and the brand of the mobile device.
That’s why pre-installed apps, such as Spotify or Netflix, can be uninstalled, while Google’s package apps can’t be uninstalled from the device, all you can do is disable them.
When it comes to disabling an application, means that the application will be completely closed, will not be recording data within the device, nor will it update automatically. Basically, when you disable a pre-installed app, you have the app on your phone, but it’s completely off.
On the other hand, if at any time you want to use the application that is disabled, you only need to enable it, in some cases if the application has been disabled for a long time, you must update it and now you can use it completely.
How to disable the different pre-installed applications of an Android?
To perform this procedure, you will have to perform a few steps, it should be noted that you must be very sure which preinstalled application you are going to disable, because if you disable one that you are using, the data that is registered in that application will be completely removed and if you have account sections started, you will need to restart the section.
Therefore, it is recommended that you only disable and force the shutdown of applications that you do not use and do not intend to use in the near future. By performing these procedures, you will save your device precious MB of internal memory, storage that you can use for things that are more important to you.
From your mobile settings
There is the first option, the first thing you need to do is place yourself in the general settings or settings section of your device, then search the “applications” sectionwhen you enter that place, you will find all the applications installed and pre-installed on your device, select the one you want to disable.
Once you have selected the application to disable, you will be shown all the internal options of that application, in addition to this, the weight of the application, the weight of the data it has and much more. There, look for the Force stop option and click on it, after that, click on the “disable” option immediately the application will be disabled on your device.
With the main menu of your cell phone
This is the simplest method, select the application you want to disable from your menu, keep that application pressed and there you will get the options to choose from, you must click on the “application information” section there you will be shown all the internal options of the application, click on the option to “force stop”, after this, click on the option to “disable” and the application will be disabled immediately.
What do you need to do to re-enable your phone’s pre-installed applications?
To do this, you must enter the settings section, then go to the applications tab, there you must find the application you want to activate or enable again, press it and it will send you to the application menu, there you will see the option to “enable” click on it and the application will be enabled immediately.
If you have problems enabling preinstalled applications, it is best to contact them Android technical support. This way you will be able to get particular solutions for your case.