How To Stop, Disable My Magazine App on Samsung S5

Samsung’s Magzine UI borrows a page or two from HTC Blinkfeed but unlike the initial version of HTC sense UI, Galaxy S5 TouchWiz offers the ability to turn it off if you don’t like it.

The Magzine UI updates with trending social media info and News feed and is thus quite fun to be with, nevertheless if it irks you, you can get rid of it using the following simple steps.

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Step 1: Long press the “recent App” capacitive button on the left side of Home button

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Step 2: You will now see Home Screen Menu options on your display, Select Home Screen Settings
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Step 3: Uncheck the box in front of ‘My Magzine’ and you are done

You could also go for a more permanent method and disable My Magzine App from the App Info page. Just follow the simple steps mentioned below.

Step 1: Go to Settings and scroll down to Application

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Step 2: Under Application Settings select Application manager

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Step 3: Slide to ‘All’ tab and locate My Magzine in the list below

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Step 4: When the App Info Page opens, Tap on Disable button to get rid of Magzine UI

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And you are done. You can follow the same process and click on Enable in the end if you wish to reinstate Magzine UI. The App is in itself not that bothersome as it’s not in your face all the time, but lies in a separate homescreen instead. Having said that, it’s good to have the option to disable it for those who would want to.

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