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Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus: How To Turn My Magazine ON And OFF

There are amazing new designs for both the Samsung Galaxy S8 as well as the Galaxy S8+ Plus smartphone. This new additional designs bring the Galaxy smartphone to a whole new level compared to other smartphones of 2017. Although the Galaxy S8 new design has additional features incorporated into it, some of its users would like to disable the Magazine features from their Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus smartphones.

My Magazine is an app that entirely takes control of all aspects of your smartphone and this could be one reason as to why some us do not like it. In the guide to follow, we shall explain to you how to disable or turn off My Magazine app on Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus.

If you have a Galaxy S8 or the Galaxy S8+ Plus, you will notice a clear different between the homescreens of the two phones. On these homescreens, you can add apps as well as widgets. If you swipe the screen from the left to the right, you should be able to see My Magazine screen on your Galaxy S8 smartphone.

This feature is highly customizable and lets you add numerous contents to the center as well as the front of your device. Whether you want to add news alerts, highlights, art, business, sports scores, wallpapers and photos or social alerts, you can do this on your smartphone suing My Magazine. With this app, you can customize almost everything, including Twitter, Facebook and any other social media network.


Is it advisable to keep the My Magazine on or off on your Galaxy S8.

Whether you want to want to enable or disable My Magazine app on your Galaxy S8 smartphone will actually depend on your desires. It is worth noting that the My Magazine feature constantly updates several sources for delivery of news as well as information. This eventually affects your smartphone’s battery life. If you want the best performance from your battery, it is advisable to disable My Magazine from Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus smartphone.


Disabling My Magazine on Galaxy S8 as well as the S8+ Plus smartphone

There are several ways through which you can turn off My Magazine feature. The settings menu might not be highly user friendly and it is hidden deeply in the settings from where you can find and disable My Magazine.

The most effective way of disabling this My Magazine from Galaxy S8 smartphone is as follows.

  1. Long press anywhere on your smartphone’s homescreen
  2. Enter the homescreen edit mode
  3. From here, change wallpapers, homescreen settings and add widgets.
  4. Select the gear shaped icon for the homescreen settings and unmark My Magazine box


Turning off the My Magazine app on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus smartphone

Most of us would want to turn off the My Magazine app because we want to create space and also boost the battery life. The Galaxy S8 smartphone is filled with lots of bloatware and other unnecessary apps. All these apps can be disabled or switched off from the settings. If you turn the My Magazine feature, it will be disabled off from your phone. This will prevent the app from consuming space on your Samsung Galaxy Smartphone. Once disabled, the app will not be visible on your Homescreen but only on the list of applications in the manager section.

If you want to reactivate the app, just perform the above given steps in reverse and you should be able to re-enable the homescreen settings.

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