Android Tricks – Disable All Third Party Apps
The simple trick I’m gonna mention here would come handy if you say a ‘Yes’ to any of the following questions:
Would you like to save battery life or charge your phone faster but don’t want to miss on calls and sms ?
Do you often turn the data on to search for something and end up wasting hours on FB/WhatsApp etc.?
Do you wanna keep both the calls and data on but not get distracted by any other third party application?
It’s simple. Use your device in Safe Mode. Safe mode in Android comes handy when you are having issues with your Android device. It disable all third party apps and helps in troubleshooting your device or uninstalling applications which may be causing serious issues related to battery life,sudden crash of running applications and freezing of device. But we can also use it to our advantage to keep distraction away and focus on work, while still receiving important calls or messages.
What happens in the Safe Mode?
When you use your phone in Safe Mode, no third party applications that you’ve downloaded are visible in the phone anymore. Neither the apps nor their notifications, nothing! The phone shows only the basic apps that came with the phone in-built. And those basic apps are enough for you to call or message someone and do basic browsing.
Steps to Disable All Third Party Apps
How to turn the Safe Mode on?
1) In Android 4.1 or later versions, Press and hold the power button.
2) Press and hold the “Power off” tile.
3) Reboot to Safe Mode- Press Ok!
4) Wait. The phone would turn off and then automatically turn on in Safe Mode.
All the third-party applications turn faded. It means neither you nor the distractive apps can use each-other in Safe Mode.
How to turn the Safe Mode off?
To exit from the safe mode, just long press the power button where you can see the power off button. Your device will be turned off by selecting it. Now again long press the power button and your device will boot normally with all the third party apps. If due to some reason this is not happened force restart the phone by removing battery