How to Uninstall an App on Android and iPhone?

In this post, we’ll see:

Uninstall an App on Android Pie

Method #1

  1. Open Play Store.
  2. Tap three vertical lines at the top left > My apps & games.
  3. Navigate to the Installed tab.
  4. Tap the app you want to uninstall.
  5. Tap the Uninstall button.
Uninstall button in Play Store
  1. Tap Ok in the confirmation pop-up.

Notes:

  • In the Installed tab, you can see some system apps in your device. It means that those system apps have got updates.
  • Keep in mind that if you apply the above steps to a system app, all the updates of the app will be removed and not the app itself.
  • If you can’t find the app you want to uninstall in the Google Play Store, then follow the below method.

Method #2

  1. Swipe up from the bottom of the home screen, and you’ll be in the app drawer.
  2. Long press the icon of the app you want to uninstall.
  3. Tap the App info or its icon.
  4. Hit the Uninstall button.
Uninstall button
  1. Tap Ok in the confirmation pop-up.

Note: if you see the Disable button, then it means that the app is a system app. If you want to remove it, then see this guide.

Uninstall Multiple Apps at Once on Android

Method #1

This method is for both the rooted and non-rooted Android devices.

  1. Open Play Store.
  2. Tap three vertical lines > My apps & games > Installed tab > Storage.
  3. Select the apps you prefer to uninstall.
  4. Tap the button at the bottom.
Free Up X MB
  1. Hit the Free Up X MB (X is the number of MB that will get freed up) option in the pop-up.

Method #2

This method is for the rooted Android device only.

  1. Install and open the Link2SD app.
  2. Provide root access to the app.
  3. Tap three vertical dots > Multi-select.
  4. Select the apps you want to uninstall.
  5. Hit three vertical dots > Uninstall.
  6. Hit the Ok button.

To Uninstall an App on iPhone X

Method #1

  1. Long-press the app you want to remove.
  2. Hit the X you see on the app icon.
  3. Tap Delete in the confirmation pop-up.
Delete option
  1. Hit Done at the top.

Note: if you can’t see the X on the app icon, then it means that you can’t delete that app.

Method #2

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Hit General > iPhone Storage.
  3. Tap the app you want to remove.
  4. Hit the Delete App option.
Delete App option
  1. Tap Delete App.

Note: if you can’t see the Delete App option, then it means that you can’t delete that app.

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