How To Use Application Manager - Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro

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

Learn how to use application manager on your Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro. You can download and install applications from Google Play 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 tab > 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 tab > Application manager.
  • Touch DOWNLOADED to view a list of all the downloaded applications on your device.
  • To switch the order of the DOWNLOADED list, touch Menu icon > Sort by size or Sort by name.
  • To reset your application preferences, touch Menu icon > Reset app preferences.
  • Touch an application to view and update information about the application, including memory usage, default settings, and permissions. The following options are displayed:
    • Force stop: Stop an app that is misbehaving. Restart your device if stopping an app, process, or service causes your device to stop working correctly.
    • Uninstall: Delete the application from the tablet.
    • Move to SD card: Move this app to your microSDcard.
    • Clear data: Clear application data from memory.
    • Clear cache: Clear an apps temporary memory storage.
    • Clear defaults: Clear an apps customization.
    • Permissions: View information about the apps access to your device and data.

SD Card

Displays apps you have downloaded onto your SD card.

  • From the Settings screen, touch General tab > Application manager.
  • Touch SD CARD to view a list of all the downloaded applications on your device.
  • To switch the order of the SD CARD list, touch Menu icon > 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 tab > 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 tab > 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 Tab Pros; including Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 and Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2.

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