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How to Delete Apps on iPhone

Different from the Android phone that can presents the installation package of application, so that the user can clearly understand how data occupies the space of the mobile phone. Although the Apple mobile phone is convenient for users to download the app directly on the App store, it does not have the real file viewing and management features like Android, and can't view music, video and other folders, let alone modify it. So when they want to totally delete the apps to free up the space on iPhone or iPad, they actually have no idea whether the phone has erase the data or not. Here's how to correctly remove the iPhone apps and permanently delete.

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Method 1: One-key gentle press to delete

The quickest way to delete an app is to do it directly from the home screen with one-click deletion.

Step: press and hold the app on your phone's desktop when the app icons will get an (x) icon in the upper left and you can directly tap the (x) to delete it directly.

If you want to download the same app next time, go directly to the APP store and download again, but the premise is in the case of the same Apple ID, your download history will be recorded or fingerprint authentication is no need.

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At the same time, you are not supposed to tap too hard for it would pop up a menu allowing you to choose to enter one of the functions of the app instead of apps arrangement mode.


Method 2: Setting App helps to delete

Open the Settings app and follow these steps: Settings >>> General >>>Storage >>> Select the app you want to delete >>> Offload/Delete App.

You’ll see all the apps listed on your phone, along with the amount of storage space they’re using. Above is a diagram of all the storage on your phone. Further, when you click into a specific one, App size and Documents & Data will be indicated and below is the two options for “Offload App” and “Delete App”

Offload App will preserve the document and data, which means that it will be the same as before the reinstallation.

Delete App is completely possible to delete data related to the app.

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Note:These two ways did on your iPhone allow you to choose to delete selected apps individually.

If you want to do a lot of data sorting and deletion on your mobile phone, you can use a third-party program to delete the file data and apps of your mobile phone.

Method 3: Syncios Manager Free to delete

Syncios manager Free outshines multi-functional management for iPhones as a computer program allowing to directly delete the software that is not needed on iphone. It can also be backed up to a computer.In addition to the managementof mobile applications, syncios can also display its internal file processing capabilities, music files, album backup and restore which are the perfect solution for mobile phones.

Step 1. Download and install Syncios iOS Manager Free on your computer and connect your iPhone to pc via USB cable.

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Step 2. Under iPhone, click Apps.

Step 3. Select App(s) you intend to delete.

Step 4. Click Uninstall.

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Method 4: Syncios iOS Eraser

Syncios iOS Eraser is available for iOS and can completely erase your phone's information and software. The recommendation is mainly because it can also help you clear the system garbage that you can't find on your mobile phone, and further help you release the memory of your mobile phone. Specifically, you can see how fast it can facilitate your iPhone and how to work with Syncios iOS Eraser perfectly!

Step 1. Download and install Syncios iOS Eraser on your computer and connect your iPhone to pc via USB cable.

Step 2. Connect iPhone to Computer.

To start with, good connection of iPhone and program is always required then your devices will show in the window as follow.

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Step 3. Scan iOS Device

You can simply click on Quick Scan to do a full scan of your device, or you can click on each option including Junk files, Temp Files, Camera Roll, Photo Library, Large Files and Apps to scan.

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Step 4. Start to Clear the Data

After a while, Syncios iOS Eraser will finish scanning your device and list scanning result on the panel. You can choose to clean your desired data to free up space on your device. Of course, you can go Back or do a Rescan.

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Why choose Syncios iOS Eraser?

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- Completely Erase iOS Data to Protect Your Privacy

  • Erase data on iOS device completely with nothing recoverable.
  • Wipe 10+ social apps data: WhatsApp, LINE, WeChat, Kik etc.
  • 100% secure private data when switching phones.
  • Erase deleted files and private fragments with no chance to recover.
  • Support for all iOS device running iOS 7 and above (including iPhone XS).


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