Some S5 owners like this app for its convenience; some don’t due to lack of customization. A few Galaxy S5 owners also reported the resource hogging of this app.
Sometimes, it is annoying when you accidently move the home screen to this app. In addition, if My Magazine is enabled in Galaxy S5 screen, you cannot “rotate” the home screens, in other words, when you flick to the last home screen page, you cannot continue to flick the the first.
If you don’t like My Magazine, or if you don’t want it in the home screen, you can easily turn it off.
How to remove My Magazine from Galaxy S5 home screen?
To remove My Magazine from Galaxy S5 home screen, you can follow these steps:
Stop 1: in your home screen, tap and hold any blank area until the home screen enters editing mode.
Step 2: tap “Home screen settings” as shown below.
Step 3: uncheck My Magazine in home screen settings as shown above.
That’s all. My Magazine now is removed from your Galaxy S5 home screen.
Please note, this only removes the app from the home screen. The app is still running in background. If you want to disable My Magazine completely from your Galaxy S5, please read on.
How to disable My Magazine in Galaxy S5?
If you son’t want to use My Magazine on Galaxy S5, it is better to disable it completely.
Because My Magazine on Galaxy S5 is a pre-installed (pre-loaded) app, your Galaxy S5 treats it as a system app. So, you cannot remove it from your Galaxy S5 unless you root your S5. But you can disable it.
To disable My Magazine in Galaxy S5, please follow these steps:
Step 1: Go to Settings–Application Manager
Step 2: Flick right to “All”. Scroll down to locate My Magazine. Tap it, as shown below.
Step 3: in the app info page for My Magazine, tap “Disable” as shown above. In some regions, it may be “Turn off”.
Step 4: in a pop out window, you will get a warning message on disabling pre-installed apps, such as My Magazine. Tap OK to acknowledge the warning as shown below.
Once the My Magazine app is disabled, the app info page will have a button of “enable”. You can use this button if you want to re-activate the My Magazine in your Galaxy S5.
Now. My Magazine is disabled in your Galaxy S5, although the installation files are still in your S5. You cannot remove these files unless your S5 is rooted.
Leaving these files in your S5wil not consume phone resources except the small storage space.
Do you have any questions on removing My Magazine from home screen or disabling My Magazine in Galaxy S5?
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