How to Delete Apps on iPhone 7/7 Plus

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Cedric Grantham Posted on Jul 19, 2017 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

"I am unable to remove or delete apps iPhone 7 with iOS 10.0.1. When I press the app, it simply asks if I want to share the app. I have to reset the settings and even restore the phone as new and the problem continues." 

Have you ever met a problem like this when you try to delete apps on iPhone 7/7 Plus? As we know, with 3D Touch technique embedded on iPhone 7/7 Plus, it becomes a little bother for us to delete apps as when you press down an app icon, it may easily bring its 3D touch menu. Then, how to correctly and easily delete apps on iPhone 7/7 Plus without restarting or even resetting up on iPhone 7/7 Plus? Read articles below.

Two ways to delete apps on iPhone7/7 Plus

Option 1: Delete apps on iPhone 7/7 Plus by tapping X on home screen

1. Go to the home screen which concludes the unwanted app.

2. Press and hold the app icon gently for about 2 seconds until it wiggles.

3. Then the X will occur at the right top corner of the app icon.

4. Tap on the X button on the app to delete the app you wish to remove.

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If the X won't appear

Here, if the X won't appear when you press and hold the app icon, it may be caused by wrong restriction settings.

1. Go to Settings on your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus

2. Tap General>tap on Restrictions.

3. This operation needs your Apple password, enter it as instructed.

4. Slide Deleting Apps to On.

Once you set the deletion setting to on, you may delete apps on iPhone 7/7 Plus without a problem.

Option 2: Delete apps on iPhone 7/7 Plus from Settings

Deleting apps from settings is another good choice that can ensure zero misoperation.

1. Go to Settings on your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus

2. Tap General>Tap Storage & iCloud Usage.

3. Tap Manage Storage. All your installed apps will be listed on the screen.

4. Tap the unwanted app>Tap Delete App.

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Tips above are only for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, if you want to remove apps on other iPhone devices, for example, delete apps on iPhone 8/8 Plus after you have got the new iPhone, you can go to the relevant page to check details. 

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