How to Get Rid of Samsung Calendar on Galaxy Phones

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Samsung Galaxy devices include the company’s own apps, which duplicate many of Google’s. This is annoying if you prefer Google apps. Getting double notifications for each calendar event is old fashioned, but can you remove Samsung calendar?

Unfortunately, you cannot uninstall or disable the Samsung Calendar app. The good news is that we can take some steps to prevent it from interfering with Google Calendar. You’ll even forget it’s there.

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First, swipe down once from the top of the screen and tap the gear icon.

Then scroll down to “Applications”.

Choose "Applications".

Find the Samsung Calendar app in the list. It’s labeled “Calendar” with a teal icon.

Search "samsung calendar".

The first thing we will do is enter “Notifications” and deactivate them all.

Turn off all notifications.

Then go back and select “Permissions”, then remove all of them as well.

Remove all permissions.

With all permissions removed, go to the “Mobile Data” section and turn off “Allow background data usage.”

deactivate "Allow background data usage".

Lastly, go back and select “Battery”. Change it to “Restricted” so that the app cannot run in the background.

Change battery usage to "Restricted".

That will do it! We’ve blocked the app from sending notifications, removed all the permissions it needs to access your calendars, and prevented it from using data and running in the background. The app is still installed, but we’ve made it basically useless. Samsung’s hardware is great, but its software can get in the way at times.

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