How to disable Flipboard Briefing on a Samsung Galaxy (step-by-step)

This tutorial will show you step by step how to completely disable Flipboard Briefing on a Samsung Galaxy that has Android 7 or 8.

This tutorial works for all Samsung Galaxy phones that have Android 7 (Nougat) and Android 8 (Oreo), such as the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S7, S7 Edge, S8, S8 Edge, S8 Plus, Note 8, S9, S9 Plus, Note 9, J3 (+ Pro), J4 (+ Pro), J5 (+ Pro), J6 (+ Pro), J7 (+ Pro), A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, A9, and all other types.

Flipboard Briefing provides a summary of personalized news. You can quickly open it by swiping left on your home screen.

It comes pre-installed on many Samsung Galaxy phones that have Android 7 and 8.

You cannot uninstall Flipboard Briefing, but you can disable it.

How to disable Flipboard Briefing on a Samsung Galaxy

1. Long press (tap and hold) on an empty space on your phone's home screen until you see options appear (e.g., Wallpapers, Themes, Widgets, Home screen settings, etc.).

2. Swipe to the right until you see the “Briefing” panel.

Go to Flipboard Briefing on Samsung Galaxy

3. Tap on the switch (toggle) button in the top right corner of the “Briefing” panel.

Turn Flipboard Briefing off on Samsung Galaxy

4. Open your phone's settings.

Samsung Galaxy settings

5. Open Apps.

Open Samsung Galaxy apps list

6. Tap on the ⁝ (3 dots) options button in the top right corner of your phone's screen.

Samsung Galaxy apps options button

7. Tap on Show system apps.

Show system apps on Samsung Galaxy

8. Scroll down to Briefing and tap on it.

View information about Flipboard Briefing app on Samsung Galaxy

9. Tap on the Disable button.

Disable Flipboard Briefing on Samsung Galaxy

10. Tap on Disable to confirm.

Flipboard Briefing is now disabled.


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