How to Uninstall Apps on Galaxy S9

In this beginners guide, we will show you how to uninstall apps on the Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+. If you have too many apps installed, running out of space, or think an app is killing your battery life, we've got you covered.

Whether it's your first Samsung Galaxy or your first smartphone, things can get confusing. Simple tasks like uninstalling apps are not very easy for some. With that in mind, our video below will quickly show you what you need to know.

Keep in mind that many apps come pre-installed. You cannot uninstall them, but you can disable them. Anything you upload yourself is easy to delete. Here's how to start.

As you can see, the process is actually very simple. Samsung offers different ways to uninstall apps on the Galaxy S9. Moreover, you can always delete them manually one by one in the Google Play Store. It is the app store for Android devices.

How to Uninstall Apps on Galaxy S9

Almost all the apps you want to uninstall can be found on the Google Play Store. So while there is a secondary Samsung Galaxy app store, it is Google's app store that we will be dealing with the most.


As a reminder, if the application was on your phone the day you received it, you cannot uninstall it. These are called system apps and you cannot remove them from your device. Everything else is easy to remove with our instructions.

You can also delete apps in the Google Play Store. Just open the App Store, type in the name, select it, and hit the uninstall button on the big screen. And finally, you can also head to This area in Settings shows you all the apps on your phone in a long, easy to read list. Scroll and delete apps this way if you want.

That said, we recommend following the steps in our how-to video at the top of the page. While you're here, check out this list of 15 common Galaxy S9 problems and how to fix them. This could solve all the problems you are having. Then get a screen protector here and protect your phone.