How To Use Application Manager - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

How To Use Application Manager - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4
How To Use Application Manager - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

Learn how use application manager on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. You can download and install applications from Play Store or create applications using the Android SDK and install them on your device. Use Application manager settings to manage applications.

Note: Because this device can be configured with system software not provided by or supported by Google or any other company, end-users operate these devices at their own risk.

Memory Usage

See how memory is being used by Downloaded or Running applications.

  • From the Settings screen, touch General > Application manager.
  • Touch DOWNLOADED, SD CARD, RUNNING, or ALL to display memory usage for that category of applications. The graph at the bottom of the DOWNLOADED tab shows used and free device memory. The graph at the bottom of the RUNNING tab shows used and free RAM.

Downloaded

Displays apps you have downloaded onto your device.

  • From the Settings screen, touch General > Application manager.
  • Touch the DOWNLOADED tab to view a list of all the downloaded applications on your device.
  • To switch the order of the lists displayed in the Downloaded tabs, touch Menu icon > Sort by size or Sort by name.
  • To reset your application preferences, touch Menu icon > Reset app preferences.

Note: This will reset the preferences for disabled apps, disabled app notifications, default applications foractions, and background data restrictions for apps. You will not lose any app data.

  • Touch an application to view and update information about the application, including memory usage, default settings, and permissions.

SD Card

Displays apps you have downloaded onto your SD card.

  • From the Settings screen, touch General > Application manager.
  • Touch the SD CARD tab to view a list of all the downloaded applications on your device.
  • To switch the order of the lists displayed in the SD CARD tab, touch Menu > Sort by size or Sort by name.
  • To reset your application preferences, touch Menu icon > Reset app preferences.

Note: When you Reset app preferences, you will not lose any app data.

  • Touch an application to view and update information about the application, including memory usage, default settings, and permissions.

Running Services

View and control services running on your device.

  • From the Settings screen, touch General > Application manager.
  • Touch the RUNNING tab. All the applications that are currently running on the device display.
  • Touch Show cached processes to display all the cached processes that are running. Touch Show services in use to switch back.
  • Touch one of the applications to view application information. The following options display:
    • Stop: Stops the application from running on the device. This is usually done prior to uninstalling the application.

Note: Not all services can be stopped. Stopping services may have undesirable consequences on the application or Android System.

  • Report: Report failure and other application information.

Note: Options vary by application.

Default Applications

Set and manage your default applications.

  • From the Settings screen, touch General > Default applications.
  • Touch an app to set it as the default application.
    or
  • Touch an app to remove it as the default application.

Note

This guide will work on all Samsung Galaxy Tabs; including Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1.

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