What is Mobile Services Manager App? How To Remove It

Trying to figure out what Mobile Services Manager App is on you phone? Check out this helpful article to find out more!

What is Mobile Service Manager?

The Mobile Services Manager App is a pre-installed application on Android devices. The application functions by updating and installing applications without notification to the user. The application is a part of the installation process for most Android Devices. Not to mention the mobile carriers get paid to promote apps, as well as download and add updates on your phone.

Big mobile companies like AT&T, Verizon, as well as Vodafone and T-Mobile all use the Mobile Services Manager app. However, because it is used to promote sponsored applications, it is problematic. It can cause new apps to start an “Optimizing App” loop, slow data, as well as putting unnecessary things on your Android device.

Mobile Services Manager App


Should I Disable Mobile Services Manager?

Whether or not you choose to disable the Mobile Services Manager is completely up to you. Because it may cause minor annoyances, as well as update unwanted apps, it is best for some to remove it from the device all together.

However, with some devices, you may be out of luck. Because it will still be enabled on your device even with a factory reboot! So, how exactly do you get rid of mobile services manager app from your Android device?

How To Remove Mobile Service Manager?

All in all, you may not be able to remove this pesky app from your phone or tablet, but you CAN disable it. Like most pesky hidden apps, it can sometimes be hard to find, as well as impossible to delete.

Here are the steps to disable this application on your Android device:

  • Step 1: Go to your “Settings” on your device
  • Step 2: Tap on “Apps” or “Application Manager” depending on your device
  • Step 3: Find “Mobile Services Manager”.  (This app is also “DT IGNITE” on some carriers).
  • Step 4: Choose to “Disable” the app. Or in some devices “Uninstall” the application”

If you cannot find the app on your phone through this method, try the following:

  • Step 1: Go to your “Settings”
  • Step 2: Select the “Menu” (three small dots top right corner)
  • Step 3: Choose “Show System”
  • Step 4: Tap on “DT IGNITE”, or “Mobile Systems Manager”
  • Step 5: Uninstall, or Disable application

There you have it!

Taking Care of the Mobile Services Manager App!

If you’re having trouble with the Mobile Services Manager App putting apps on your phone, as well as updating apps constantly, then this guide will help you get rid of it! Don’t let this application do its dirty work on your Android device!

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Hanna Embry

As a freelance writer, I have been creating content and writing blogs for over seven years! Not only do I love writing about new and upcoming technology, but I also have experience in many other fields.
I have been a guest writer on many popular blogs, as well as ghostwritten novels. When I’m not writing, you can find me with my family, reading a book, or working on an art project!