How to Remove or Delete Apps from iPhone 5/6/6s/Plus/7/7Plus


With over a billion apps in Apple store, even if a person has to try ten apps per day, it will require hundreds of years to try all of them. Moreover, new apps are uploaded every day on Apple store with latest graphics, features and new functions. So, if you are an active Apple user then sooner or later you will realize that you are running out of space on your iPhone, iPad or iPod. Even if you are using 64GB storage space, it won't be enough since half of the space will be acquired by multimedia files and the other half with applications. The thing to understand here is that the latest applications are very handy and cool to use but they require a lot of space on your Apple devices. Even if you have a stable backup system, you will need enough space on your device to run those applications and store new files.


One of the easiest way to free up space on your iPhone, iPad or iPod is to delete unused apps from iPhone, iPad or iPod. You will be surprised to see how much room it can make by deleting those unused apps. Once in a while, there has to be a lot of apps that you don't use in daily life. Those apps need to move out from your phone already. Now, in this guide we will show some methods to uninstall these apps permanently from your phone to make some empty space on your Apple devices.


The methods are more or less same on all Apple devices, so you can easily follow these procedures.




Part 1: Delete Apps from iPhone, iPad and iPod Using in-built Uninstall Feature


Fortunately, every Apple device has an in-built uninstall feature that let you uninstall any application. To do these, simply follow these steps.


Step 1. Long tap on any application until you see the wiggling.


Step 2. You will notice that most of the apps has an "X" mark on them (If you don't see an "X" mark on an app that means they are default apps and cannot removed.)


Step 3. To delete any application, simply tap on that "X" icon and it should be removed from your phone.


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Alternative, you can go to Settings > General > Usage and see all the apps list and choose the app which you wish to uninstall.


Now there is a disadvantage using this method. While you may delete the application from your iPhone, iPad or iPod but the application data will not be deleted which may use unnecessary data resources that will take a lot of extra space on your device.


If you want to delete the apps from your device permanently then use the following method.


Part 2: Delete Apps from iPhone, iPad or iPod Using iPhone Data Eraser


To completely wipe your iPhone without recovery, it is highly recommend to try iPhone Data Eraser, which is a desktop software that helps you to delete all application from your phone with just few clicks from your computer. The software let you preview all the apps and its sizes, so it is very convenient to look at those apps and delete all the unused apps from your phone to make some extra space.


Supported devices:iPhone 7/7Puls, 6, 6S/6S Plus, 5S/5C/4S/4/3GS, iPad, iPad Mini and iPod Touch.




Step 1 Download and Install Program and Connect iPhone, iPad or iPod to PC


First, you need to download iPhone Data Eraser on your computer. The software is supported in both Windows and Mac so make sure to download the correct version. After installation, launch the program on your PC to see the main interface of the software for the first time. Next, you should connect the iPhone, iPad or iPod to PC using a USB data cable. The software will automatically detect the device and show it on the software screen.


In the lasted update, there are four erasing options available: "Express Cleanup" "Erase Private Data" "Erase Deleted Files" and "Erase All Data".. Each reasing option has different erasing purpose.


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Note: Make sure iTunes is already installed , or the software won't detect your iPhone.


Step 2 Select Erasing Option and Start to Analyze Your iPhone


Now, you will have to click on Erase Deleted Files from the left panel of the software and let the software scan your entire device. The scanning process may take some time depending on how much data it is scanning.

Start to Analyze Your iPhone


Step 3 Preview the Scaned Result and Delete Apps or Other Data


After finishing the scanning process, the software will let your preview each and every application installed on your Apple device. Choose the applications that you don't wish to keep anymore and click on "Erase Now".


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This will permanently erase all application from your phone and will completely delete its data and cache. This method is permanent and there will be no way to get it back.


By using, the above method, you will be able to delete all Apps from iPhone, iPad or iPod Devices. You can use the same software to delete other data including messages, contacts, chats, photos and so on.






Franklin Lee

Senior editor

Franklin Lee is the senior editor for safewiper studio and is enjoying discovering most useful Tips and Tricks in the iOS world.

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