Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ Plus are powerful and versatile devices. Since there are so many things you can do with any of it, the temptation to try all kinds of applications is understandable. But while it is easy to download and install apps within seconds, it’s even easier to forget about them once you lose interest.
What’s the problem with installing too many ups and letting them take space on your device, you wonder?
Why you need to delete apps on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus
- For starters, it will take up space that otherwise you could have used for something else, like saving music, videos, pictures or whatever media files you’re interested in.
- It can also trick you into letting various apps run in the background, consuming your device’s resources for nothing.
- It can be one of the reasons why your phone is moving slower and slower or it’s crashing more often.
- It can obviously consume your battery faster, even while you’re keeping your phone on charging.
Now that the list of drawbacks probably convinced you to get rid of all the junk on your phone, you need to learn how to do it. In this article, you’ll find the only 5 steps you need to take in order to uninstall those apps.
How to delete apps on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus in 5 easy steps
- From the Home screen, go to the bottom-right corner of the display and select the Apps icon;
- From the list of apps that will show on the display, select the app you want to delete by tapping and holding;
- At some point while holding, you’ll see a bar of options popping at the top of the screen and a grid of icons shrinking;
- Drag the selected app to the top of the screen, on the Uninstall button listed in the newly opened bar;
- Confirm by selecting Uninstall and wait for the app to delete.
Repeat these steps with all the apps you want to get rid of. If you find it difficult to ditch them, the alternative would be to actually add more memory to your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus. That way, the phone should move better while having enough storage space.
But as you can suspect, soon enough, even the newly added memory may no longer be enough. The solution is not to add extra memory, but to be more conscious of what you install, what you need, and what should go away.