How to delete apps on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Learn how to delete third-party apps that you've installed on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

     

Delete an app

  1. Lightly touch and hold the app until it jiggles.
  2. Tap  in the upper-left corner of the app.
  3. Tap Delete.

If you press too firmly on an app, you might open the app's Quick Actions menu. Tap outside of the Quick Actions list, then lightly touch and hold the app to try again.

If your iPhone supports 3D Touch, you might open the Share menu if you press the app too firmly. Tap outside of the Share menu, then lightly touch and hold the app to try again.

Learn more

Learn how to move apps and create folders on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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