How to Delete Apps From iPhone

Charlotte Daniels

iPhone, Tutorials

Are you tired of cluttered screens on your iPhone? Do you want to free up some space and get rid of those unused apps?

Well, you’re in luck! In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of deleting apps from your iPhone. So, let’s get started!

Deleting Apps from the Home Screen

If you want to delete an app directly from the home screen, follow these simple steps:

  1. Locate the app: Find the app that you want to delete on your home screen. It can be on any page or in any folder.
  2. Long-press the app icon: Press and hold your finger on the app icon until all the icons start jiggling and a small ‘x’ appears on the top-left corner of each app.
  3. Delete the app: Tap on the ‘x’ icon next to the app that you want to delete.

    A confirmation message will appear asking if you want to delete the app.

  4. Confirm deletion: To confirm, tap on “Delete” or “Remove” (depending on your iOS version). The app will be deleted from your iPhone, and its data will be removed as well.

Deleting Apps from Settings

If you prefer deleting apps using the Settings menu, follow these steps:

  1. Open Settings: Locate and tap on the “Settings” app icon on your home screen.
  2. Select General: Scroll down and tap on “General. “
  3. Select iPhone Storage or iPad Storage: Depending on your device, tap either “iPhone Storage” or “iPad Storage.

  4. Manage Storage: Find and tap on the app you want to delete under the “Storage” section. You’ll see more details about the app’s storage usage.
  5. Delete App: Tap on “Delete App” and then confirm by tapping on “Delete App” again in the pop-up confirmation message.

Deleting Apps from iTunes (on your computer)

If you have synced your iPhone with iTunes on your computer, you can also delete apps using iTunes. Here’s how:

  1. Connect your iPhone to your computer: Use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to your computer where you have iTunes installed.
  2. Open iTunes: Launch iTunes if it doesn’t open automatically when you connect your device.
  3. Select your device: Click on the iPhone icon located at the top-left corner of the iTunes window to select your device.
  4. Navigate to Apps section: In the left sidebar, click on “Apps” under ‘Settings.’
  5. Delete App: Find the app that you want to delete and click on its icon. Press the ‘Delete’ key on your keyboard or right-click and select ‘Delete’ from the context menu.
  6. Synchronize changes: Finally, click on “Apply” or “Sync” in iTunes to apply the changes and remove the app from your iPhone.

Congratulations! You’ve learned different methods to delete apps from your iPhone. Whether you prefer deleting directly from the home screen, using settings, or through iTunes, removing unwanted apps has never been easier!

Remember, deleting an app will permanently remove it from your device, so make sure you don’t delete any important apps or data by mistake. Happy app organization and enjoy your newfound free space!

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