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Youtube app keeps enabling despite I disable it.

Learner
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Youtube app keeps enabling despite I disable it.

The Youtube app keeps enabling despite that I disable it. It only started happening after the most recent phone update.

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Emperor
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Re: Youtube app keeps enabling despite I disable it.

@kinmokusei 

 

Do you have automatic app updates enabled? 




"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Learner
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Re: Youtube app keeps enabling despite I disable it.

Nay, I do not use automatic updating.

Learner
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Re: Youtube app keeps enabling despite I disable it.

To further clarify, it does not immediately re-enable, but perhaps once or twice a day.

Emperor
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Re: Youtube app keeps enabling despite I disable it.

@kinmokusei 

 

walk me through the process on how you disable it




"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

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Learner
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Re: Youtube app keeps enabling despite I disable it.

I open app info.

I press "Disable".

I confirm wanting to "reset to factory version".

I wait for it to uninstall.

The initial "Disable" button is now replaced by an "Enable" button. 

Done.

Emperor
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Re: Youtube app keeps enabling despite I disable it.

@kinmokusei 

 

Settings > apps & notifications > see all apps > youtube > disable > Disable app 




"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Learner
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Re: Youtube app keeps enabling despite I disable it.

Yea, that.

Inhabitant
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Re: Youtube app keeps enabling despite I disable it.

You could google "xz1 compact adb uninstall xda"

I don't remember exactly what caused this behaviour (disabled Google apps became enabled again) - but I know that by disabling WhatsNew and some other Xperia built-in 'support' apps this problem went away. Of course, be aware that if you adb uninstall an app that you aftually need then the easiest way to get it back is factory reset.

 

And thanks to emperor for help.