How to Delete Apps on iPhone XS Max/Xs/XR/X/8/7/6/5S/SE and iPad: Using 3D Touch, Won’t Delete

In the previous tutorial, we explained how to re-download purchased app on iPhone after the update or move to the new iOS device (iPhone or iPad). Apple Gives alternate options or changing the ways to delete apps from the screen, under the settings option and more. People are deleting apps for different purposes like installing new Update, Free up space, hanging & Freezing because of no space.

iPhone, iPad won’t jiggle App icon to Delete app on Home screen, after trying all the things to delete or remove the app: Force Tap or Long soft touch & Hold. Check the Restriction settings in iOS 12. You enabled Deleting apps under restriction settings (Settings app on iOS > Screen Time > Content & Privacy Restrictions > iTunes & App Store Purchases > Deleting apps). Turn off these or Turn off Screen Time in iOS 12. [Settings > Screen Time > Scroll down and Turn off Screen time] After that Force Restart iPhone or iPad. Now Check again.

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To delete the app from your 3D touch compatible iOS device has a trick that follows to remove the app on home screen. Otherwise, your iPhone app icon won’t juggle or showing the “X” mark on the app.

Steps to Delete apps in iOS 13/iOS 12 on iPhone and iPad: 2 Methods

Method 1: Quickly, Remove or Delete apps from home screen

Unlock your iPhone screen, Go to the home screen.

Touch and Hold the app icon until 5 seconds at least lift up finger until all icon jiggle. Won’t jiggle or wiggle goes through troubleshooting steps described at last in this article.

App Won’t Delete On iPhone, Read Mention tips,

For 3D Touch Model Check settings, iPhone XS Max/ iPhone XS/XS/ iPhone 8/8 Plus/iPhone 7/7 Plus/iPhone 6S/6S Plus, iPhone SE & 3D Touch iPad Pro, iPad Mini 4 and more.

For iOS 13,

Launch Settings app > Accessibility >  Touch > 3D Touch > Turn on 3D Touch.

When you Enable 3D Touch, you can press on the display using different degrees of pressure to reveal content previews, actions, and contextual menus.

For iOS 12

Don’t force touch on Screen, Or Light touch popup 3D touch menu, Adjust touch sensitivity. Go to the Settings > General > Accessibility > 3D Touch > Change 3D Touch Sensitivity.

None 3D Touch iPhone Model: iPhone 6/6 Plus

Besides, in 3D Touch, you can even modify more options such as change the 3D Touch Sensitivity between Light, Medium and Firm. below there you will get a practical example of what is the difference between Firm, Medium and Light 3D Touch in iOS 13.

Method 2: From Settings app delete the app

On your iPhone and iPad, go to the Settings app.

Next to the settings > General > iPhone Storage > Tap on App Name [List will display with all updated information] > Scroll to last and tap on “Delete app

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Useful: Offload apps on iPhone

Method 3: Quickly reset or remove all apps to Factory restore

These techniques use in the rare case, if you are having a big issue related iOS corrupted and more. Clean all Data in a single click that’s called Factory Reset (Erase All Content and Settings) Next to restore data from the old backup saved on iTunes or iCloud.

Backup from iPhone (Safety and privacy needs)

Go to the Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Content and Settings.

Connect your iPhone to iTunes via lightning cable.

Open iTunes > Welcome screen ask to set up as a new iPhone or iPad/ Restore from an old backup.

Troubleshooting problems

Can’t delete app due to Home screen stuck or App icon missing/Apps icon nested inside the folder.

Reset home screen of your iPhone/iPad: Go to the Settings > General > Reset > Reset Home Screen Layout.

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