Reclaim Home Screen Space Taken by Briefing on Samsung Galaxy S9

Phone manufacturers like to think they are being helpful when they install various apps onto our phones and Samsung might be great, yet it isn’t an exception to that. Most of us don’t even use these additions and have to remove them and one such app is Briefing which is a news aggregator. If you want to know how to disable Briefing on your own Samsung Galaxy S9, this is the tutorial that you are looking for.

Briefing page is a special screen designed for reading news from Flipboard. While some might find it as a potential replacement for opening a dedicated news reading app for some, others would like to have their own content there and I must admit that I am one of them too. Besides that, the app can be laggy sometimes and it is far from what you have in mind.

The process of turning off Briefing is extremely simple, therefore here I am to show you how to turn off Briefing and reclaim home screen space.

How to Disable Briefing:

  1. Tap and hold on the screen;
  2. An Edit screen will pop up, so waste no more time and swipe from left to right and get access to the Briefing panel;
  3. Check the top right corner of the screen for a blue toggle;
  4. Then, you need to tap the toggle to turn off Briefing Screen;
  5. At this point, you will see the toggle turning from blue to gray and see the Briefing panel color fading away.

You may also completely disable the briefing app, so just follow these steps below:

  1. First of all, enter into Applications;
  2. From General Settings, access Application Manager;
  3. Click on the More menu;
  4. Choose Show system apps;
  5. Then, choose the Briefing app;
  6. When you get inside the app’s info page, simply click on Disable.

The Briefing app is gone for good, so enjoy your handset! If you have any questions about your Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone, feel free to comment it down below!

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