How to Disable or Enable Apps in Android Marshmallow smartphones?

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When you are trying to diagnose the reasons of slow, dizzy or disturbed working of your Android Marshmallow smartphone or tablet, some of the apps may be found as the reason of problems for smartphone. You may also find some of the apps which are working very badly for the smooth functioning of the entire operating while some of the apps are malfunctioning and it is not possible to either close them or to improve their functions. In this situation, there are some options before you which may be applied to improve the working of OS:

  • Uninstall such apps
  • Disable them
  • Force stop the apps

Depending upon the working scenario, you may decide to do the necessary action. If the apps is paid one, it may be disabled for the time being. If this is free and wasting too much resources of memory and storage with very low productivity, it may be uninstalled. If some app is working due to bottle-becks, it is better to force it to stop.

In this article, we have explained the process to disable the apps with the help of illustrated screenshots for your help in the instructions.

Tutorial

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ app, currently placed at the bottom-right corner of the Android Marshmallow smartphone and tablet to open up the ‘Settings’ screen. 2: At the ‘Settings’ screen, scroll down to the ‘Device’ section and tap the ‘Apps’ to open up the screen of interface for the apps. 3: At the ‘Apps’ screen, select the app which is not performing smoothly and for the time being, is not required for the smooth working of the smartphone. Tap this app to open up the ‘App info’ screen for the same to configure it.4: At the ‘App info’ screen, tap the ‘DISABLE’ button, if you are willing to disable the app for the time being but may enable it in the near future. It will open up a prompt with a warning that due to the disability of this app, some other apps may also stop working or their performance may suffer.5: But, if you are still determined to disable the app, jut tap ‘DISABLE APP’ button, placed at the bottom of the prompt. It will take you back to the ‘App info’ screen with a changed button of ‘ENABLE’, i.e. if you are willing to enable it, just tap this button to enable the app.6: Similarly, you may disable or enable other apps as well as liked or required for your smartphone.That’s all!


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