iOS 17.4.1: How to Delete Apps on iPhone and iPad 2024

Learn here how to uninstall or Delete Apps on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch after iOS update. Here's four tricks to remove apps permanently.

The 3D Touch is included in the iPhone and iPad Pro. Due to this interface, the latest iPhone model has greatly improved, and we are enjoying it. Sadly, with this new feature, people face difficulties deleting the app. In my experience, when I try to press and hold on to the app icon, the 3D widget triggers automatically instead of bouncing the effect with the (x) symbol. At the time, the Deleting app process changed just like the evolution of iOS/iPadOS. So, Keep your Device Up-To-Date and Follow the tutorial to delete the app in the latest ways.

Deleting unnecessary applications from the iPhone is mandatory because low storage can affect your device in many ways. We have four quick and easy methods to delete the applications on iPhone. Here are four methods to delete apps on the iPhone iOS.

2 Ways to Delete Apps on iPhone and iPad All Models

Way 1: How to delete apps on the iPhone and iPad, a quick method

In your iPhone with having 3D touch or no 3D Touch, deleting applications is quite simple and quick. You just have to Soft Touch and hold on to the particular app you want to delete. “Don’t Press hard on the app icon otherwise 3D touch popup option will appear” After that, Select “Delete App” That’s it, ⇒ See the image below,

  • In Old iOS/iPadOS, You will find that all the apps are jiggling on the screen. Select the app and tap on (x) to delete the app.
  • Press “Done” from the Top right corner of your iPhone’s screen.
Delete app on iPhone and iPad from home screen
Delete the app on iPhone and iPad from the home screen

Apps Won’t be deleted from iPhone

Check the Restrictions settings, Apple Deleting restriction might be enabled on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 1: Launch the Settings App on your iPhone. Scroll & Tap on Screen Time. Then, Select the Content & Privacy Restrictions settings icon.

Launch the next tap on screen time then select content & privacy restrictions on iPhone

Step 2: Enable toggle Content & Privacy Restrictions ON/Green. Click on iTunes & App Store Purchases in the content & privacy restrictions icon on settings.
Step 3: Next, tap on Deleting Apps on settings.
Step 4: Check Allow on screen time content on iPhone.

Enable toggle content & privacy restrictions tap on iTunes & app store purchases and tap on deleting apps then check allow on iPhone

Way 2: How to Delete Applications on iPhone and iPad via the Settings app

An alternate way to delete the applications on iPhone is via the Settings app.

1. Launch the “Settings” app on your iPhone.
2. Tap “General” in settings.
3. Find & Tap on Option “iPhone Storage”.

Launch the settings next tap on general then select iPhone storage on iPhone

NOTE: You cannot delete the applications directly. You have to open each app and select whether you want to Offload the app or Delete the app.

4. Select and tap on the app that you want to delete.
5. Choose “Delete App” or “Offload App.”

Delete App: When you tap Delete App, the application will be removed with all the Data and documents of it.

Scroll the youtube tap on delete app on iPhone

Offload App: When you opt to Offload App, the app will be deleted from the iPhone, but the Data will not be deleted. So when you download that app again from the App Store, the previous data will be restored.

Scroll the youtube app and tap on offload app on iPhone

Install the new app and Deleting the app on the iPhone/iPad is easy. But sometimes, it creates a problem and needs to be learned for unknown iPhone users.

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Karly Wood

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