Uninstalling an application from Sony Xperia 5 will free up storage space on your phone. This way, if you stop using an app or get too many notifications, you can uninstall it. However, there are 2 types of applications that can be installed on Sony Xperia 5: the original applications and those that you have installed yourself. We will find in this guide that the manipulation to uninstall these 2 types of applications is not the same. We will first learn how to uninstall an application on Sony Xperia 5 as usual. Then, we will learn how to uninstall an application with a third-party application. Finally, we will see how to uninstall an application pre-installed by the manufacturer.
Uninstall an application from Sony Xperia 5 through the settings menu
Uninstalling an application from Sony Xperia 5 is usually very simple. To do this, go to the menu settings from the Sony Xperia 5, then in the tab application. When you are there, you will see all the applications installed on your Sony Xperia 5. You will then need to click on the application to uninstall it and select REMOVE. You can if you want delete app data. This will allow you to free up storage space on your Sony Xperia 5. Once you are there, Sony Xperia 5 will display: Uninstall completed.
Remove an application from Sony Xperia 5 with a specialized application
If you want to simplify your life and completely uninstall the Sony Xperia 5 applications, there are specialized applications for this. Therefore, we recommend that you use an application such as the Uninstall application. This gives you the ability to easily classify and uninstall all the applications on your Sony Xperia 5.
Uninstall the applications installed by default on Sony Xperia 5
Unfortunately, there are some applications that are extremely difficult to uninstall. For example, system applications or applications pre-installed by the manufacturer of Sony Xperia 5 are not easy to uninstall. Here are 2 options available:
- Disable Apps: If Sony Xperia 5 is not rooted, this is the simplest solution. Indeed, it consists of making the application inactive, without uninstalling it. To do this, go to: Settings / Applications and click Deactivate.
- Root your Sony Xperia 5: To successfully uninstall system apps, you need permissions that can only be obtained with a rooted phone. If you want to try this solution, check out our tutorial to root Sony Xperia 5.