How To Uninstall / Disable Applications On Google Pixel 7

It is easy to uninstall or disable applications on a Google Pixel 7. However, there’s a couple of things you need to know about such a process. 

You can only uninstall third-party apps. Meaning, only the apps you’ve downloaded and installed from the Play Store or any other markets can be uninstalled. 

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Time Needed : 3 minutes

Pre-installed apps, on the other hand, can only be disabled. While there’s a way to uninstall pre-installed apps, that’s not what we’re going to cover here. 

If you want to learn how to uninstall or disable apps on a Pixel 7, here’s what you should do: 

  1. Pull up the app drawer and look for the app you’re having problems with.

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    You have to swipe up from the bottom of the screen to pull up the app drawer. 

  2. Tap and hold the app’s icon until the options show.

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    It will take just a couple of seconds before you can actually see the options. In this tutorial, we will be using Instagram as an example. 

  3. Tap the App info icon.

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    It’s the lowercase “i” inside a circle. 

  4. On the next screen, tap Uninstall.

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    This will initiate the uninstallation process and there will be a small pop up window. 

  5. Tap OK to confirm.

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    As soon as you do that, the app will immediately be uninstalled. 

  6. To disable a pre-installed app, you just have to follow the same procedure and tap Disable instead.

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    The Uninstall option for third-party apps will be replaced with Disable. 

  7. Another way to uninstall or disable an app is by going through the Settings menu.

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    So just launch the Settings app. 

  8. Tap Apps and then select All apps.

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    This will show you the list of the apps and services in your phone including pre-installed ones. 

  9. Scroll down to find the app you’re having problems with and tap on it.

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    It will bring you the screen where you can find the Uninstall or Disable option. 

Tools
  • Instagram
Materials
  • Google Pixel 7

Just tap on it and then follow a few on-screen instructions to proceed. 

For pre-installed applications that you have disabled, you will be able to enable them back by following the same procedure. 

We hope that this guide can help you.


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