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Default [Q]How does one disable "My Magazine"?

I have gone through my AT&T Note 3 thoroughly and disabled most bloat.
I am finding the "My Magazine" app quite annoying due to single clicks of home button while on home screen and accidental upward swipes.
I have yet to figure out how to uninstall or disable it yet.
Does anyone know how?

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I have gone through my AT&T Note 3 thoroughly and disabled most bloat.
I am finding the "My Magazine" app quite annoying due to single clicks of home button while on home screen and accidental upward swipes.
I have yet to figure out how to uninstall or disable it yet.
Does anyone know how?

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I think until root is achieved if you cant disable it in app manager if you use a third party launcher it stops it from activating

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I have gone through my AT&T Note 3 thoroughly and disabled most bloat.
I am finding the "My Magazine" app quite annoying due to single clicks of home button while on home screen and accidental upward swipes.
I have yet to figure out how to uninstall or disable it yet.
Does anyone know how?

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Open My Magazine, hit your menu key, settings, you can turn off the option to open it via the home button... Unfortunately not with swipe up though. It seems like swiping is more difficult to open it anyway so it's less annoying.

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Open My Magazine, hit your menu key, settings, you can turn off the option to open it via the home button... Unfortunately not with swipe up though. It seems like swiping is more difficult to open it anyway so it's less annoying.
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is there any way to start the my magazine as an app and put on my home screen etc?
i cannot seems to find it in the app draw
 
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I don't understand why they have this and flipboard. It is basically the same thing with a different interface and less customization.
 
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It's annoying as hell for me because I already have flipboard as a damn widget. What's worse is you can't even put your flipboard account on there.


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In a search on another thread to find a solution for getting to the home screen or home page without pressing the home button, user Dankchild provided this app:

Swipe Home Button Free

It creates a small area at the bottom of the screen where you can swipe up and it will take you home (or another custom action you set). You have to swipe from a little off the bottom of the screen up, and the magazine action is still there if you start on the screen, but since installing this and getting used to swiping from the bottom starting off the screen, I haven't opened the magazine application once. Not a fix but it is working great for me and killing two birds with one stone!
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I'm looking for the same thing-a way to disable the stupid My Magazine swipe-up gesture. It's half baked and useless to me. Flipboard is much better and more customizable and I hate that the gesture is there at all in the stock launcher. There has to be a way around this somehow.
 
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I went in to My Magazine and turned off the launch when pressing home button. Then with my phone rooted I froze it with titanium backup. Now if you swipe up from the bottom you get a little popup that says "No app found" or something like that. I have not found a way to get rid of that completely, maybe with that swipe up program listed above.

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