How to Delete Apps on an iPhone or iPad With iOS 13

Uninstalling applications from the home screen on an iPhone with iOS 13.

Apple has changed the operation of the home screen of your iPhone and your iPad iOS 13. Now, when you tap and hold an application icon, you'll first see a pop-up menu instead of the usual icons with the "x" buttons.

That's all because Apple is getting rid of 3D Touch. Rather than pressing hard on the screen to open this context menu, simply press and hold an icon and the menu will appear. There is now another step before these application icons move.

Delete apps from the home screen

To use the new pop-up menu, touch and hold an application icon until the menu appears, then tap "Arrange Apps". The application icons will start shaking and you can move or delete them.

You can also press and hold the application icon and continue to press and hold for a long time, even after the pop-up menu appears. If you wait another moment, the menu will disappear and the application icons will start to move.

Reordering applications on the home screen of an iPhone.

Press the "x" button for an app icon and press "Delete" to confirm. Tap "Done" in the upper right corner of your screen when you're done.

Delete an application from the home screen of an iPhone

Uninstall applications from settings

You can also uninstall applications from the settings. Go to Settings> General> iPhone Storage or iPad Storage. This screen displays a list of your installed applications as well as the amount of local storage that they use. Tap an app from this list, and then tap "Remove App" to remove it.

Remove applications from the application Settings from an iPhone.

Remove apps from the App Store

From iOS 13, you can also remove apps from the list of updates from the App Store. Open the App Store and press the icon of your profile for access the list of updates. Under Automatic Updates or Recently Updated, swipe left on an app and tap "Delete" to remove it.

If an application is about to update – or has just updated it, and you realize you do not want to install it – it's now easy to remove it from here without looking elsewhere.

Removing an application from the list of updates in the App Store.

Uninstalling apps just requires another support or a slightly longer long press now that iOS 13 is out. It does not matter, but it's a little surprising to long press an application icon to see this new context menu.

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