Deactivate Smart Contacts

While the app is a pre-installed system app and cannot be uninstalled, if you’d like to switch back to your default contacts app, it just takes a few taps. Here’s how.

  1. Launch Smart Contacts.
  2. Tap the Menu icon 3 dots.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Account Settings.
  5. Tap Deactivate Smart Contacts.
  6. Tap Reset to Default.
  7. Tap Deactivate.
  8. Tap OK.

When you're ready to use Smart Contacts again, just launch it to reactivate it.