iOS 15.5, iOS 16/14 Apps won’t Jiggle to Delete on iPhone 12Pro/Max/Mini, iPhone 11(Pro/Max), iPhone X, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 8/8 Plus,7(Plus)

Last Updated on Nov 19, 2020

Due to a lack of knowledge about touch gesture how works on the latest iPhone model you might get trouble with jiggle apps icon on the iPhone home screen. Your iPhone 11, Pro/Max/XR/XS Max/ X, iPhone 8/8 Plus Apps won’t jiggle or Wiggle to delete or Move on the screen. Use this technique and settings to get rid of Apps isn’t jiggle on force touch on the screen and prevent from 3D touch gesture activate.

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People also have a problem with getting out of the jiggle apps icon screen, because of a home button no on iPhone 11 Series, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR or later. Before that, we used a home button on iPhone 8/8 Plus/iPhone 7/7 Plus/6/6 Plus.

Apps won’t jiggle to delete on iPhone XR/XS Max/ X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone XS (Max), iPhone XR, iPhone 11, Pro, Pro Max

Reboot or Restart iPhone on Stuck Screen

No, any gesture works on your iPhone, First Hard restart your iPhone. Then, go to the next important setting to gets apps icon jiggle on your iPhone home screen.

Quickly Press and Release Volume Up button, Now Quickly, Press and Release Volume down button and only Press and Hold Sleep/Wake button until you see the Apple logo and black screen after that. use press and hold on iPhone side\power button to turn on iphone.

Delete App in iOS 13 Changed from its touch sensitivity and Edit Home Screen option

Natural way to delete the app is now changed in iOS 13 iPhone/iPad. So, we need to spend more time in delete from the device home screen. There is that, First Touch and Hold app icon that we are deleting, Don’t release until apps are jiggle on the home screen. iOS 13 Users making mistakes by Lift up a finger when app icon show 3D Touch popup on the screen, So I suggest that don’t give up still after showing popup like this, Popup will automatically close and Apps icon will jiggle just like earlier iOS version.

iOS 14 Updates comes with Edit Home screen option, While you touch and Hold on App icon or On Black Space of your iPhone home screen. You will see the below screen,

Edit Home screen and Jiggle all apps icon or Delete app from iPhone home screen

Edit Home screen and Jiggle all apps icon or Delete the app from iPhone home screen

That’s the solutions for Apps Won’t jiggle to move or Delete app on iPhone Home screen.

Rearrange App in 3D Touch popup

Get here four methods to Delete App on iPhone running iOS 14.

Rearrange apps also useful to move apps on Home screen and Delete as well.

  • Just Touch and Hold on App icon until you see 3D Touch popup menu appear on the screen. Last option on the Popup menu is Rearrange apps/Edit Home Screen. Tap on it to change the location on the home screen or delete for further if you wish.

New Options is also available on App Store to Delete app, Checkout this tutorial on how to delete Apps using App Store in iOS 13.

Screen Touch Doesn’t Respond

Use the correct way! Don’t Hard Press on App icon! Only Touch & Hold app icon until jiggle all app icons. To stop Jiggle apps, Tap on “Done” at the top right corner of the screen. Or Swipe finger bottom edge to top for stop jiggle apps icon.

1 Apps wont jiggle to delete on iPhone X

Change Delete App Restriction on iPhone 

Delete app restriction preventing from remove apps from the home screen. if this restriction is enabled, you will not get “X” on the app icon.

Restrictions Settings in iOS 13/14 & iOS 12,

  1. Settings app on iPhone/iPad.
  2. Scroll to Screen Time.
  3. Tap on Content & Privacy Restrictions
  4. Select iTunes & App Store Purchases
  5. Tap on Deleting Apps Set to “Allow“.
  6. That’s it. Now go back to Home screen and Try to Deleting App.

iOS 11,

  • Go to the Settings app on the iPhone.
  • General > Restriction.
  • Enter passcode and Enable Deleting apps toggle.

Change in 3D Touch Sensitivity

Your iPhone X’s Screen turns on the 3D touch popup menu option while pressing on the app icon. Change 3D Touch Sensitivity.

Go to the Settings > General > Accessibility > 3D Touch > Use Slider for change in 3D Touch Sensitivity. Or Disable 3D touch temporarily.

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Reset Home Screen layout

Go to the Settings app on iPhone X > General > Reset > Reset Home Screen Layout.

Check for Update

Go to the Settings app > General > Software Update > Check for update (Download and Install new iOS).

Restore to Factory settings

Take Backup iPhone

Connect your iPhone to iTunes via lightning cable. Go to iPhone Summary > Restore iPhone.

Click on restore confirm that will erase all data to default settings.

Now Setup as a new iPhone and use the old latest backup to date restore.

Now you can try with touch and Hold on Mail screen apps icon for Apps icon Jiggle or Wiggle on iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus.

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