Applications on your iPhone 13 may take up a substantial quantity of storage space.
As you fill your phone’s hard drive with apps, photographs, and videos, you may need to delete some of them to make room for new content and programs.
One of the best ways to free up iPhone storage space is to delete apps you no longer use.
You can delete an iPhone 13 app by holding it down, selecting the Remove App option, and then pressing the Delete App button.
How to Delete an iPhone 13 App
- Find the app on your Home screen.
- Touch and hold your finger on the icon.
- Select the Remove App option.
- Choose the Delete App button.
Our explanation continues below with additional information, including screenshots, on how to delete apps on iPhone 13.
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It’s fun to download apps for your iPhone.
There are numerous incredibly useful tools and utilities, as well as many amusing games.
Most of these apps are also free, so the only thing you’re giving up by trying them out is some storage space on your iPhone.
But, you are unlikely to like or use every app you try, and you may find that they fill up your Home screen.
This can make finding the apps you actually use difficult, so you may decide to uninstall some of them.
We’ll show you how in the post below, where we’ll give two unique approaches for removing apps on iPhone 13.
Video for How to Uninstall an App from Your iPhone 13
The video below will also show you how to remove apps from your iPhone 13.
Method 1 How to Uninstall an App from an iPhone 13
The procedures in this post were performed on an iPhone 13 running iOS 16.
Many iPhone models and iOS versions have had identical app deletion techniques, so you should be able to follow these steps regardless of the device and program you are using.
Step 1: Locate the icon of the program you wish to delete on your Home screen.
Step 2: Continue to hold your finger on the symbol until a pop-up menu appears.
Step 3: Choose the Remove App option from this menu.
Step 4: Tap Delete App to confirm that you wish to delete the app.
You will be able to apply this method if you no longer require an app on your smartphone and need the storage space for something else now that you know how to remove applications on iPhone 13.
The section that follows will offer you another approach for deleting unwanted apps from your iPhone.
Method 2 for Uninstalling an iOS 16 App
You can also delete an app from your iPhone via another method, such as the Settings app.
Step 1: On the Home screen, select the Settings icon.
Step 2: Scroll down and select the General option.
Step 3: Choose iPhone Storage from this menu.
Step 4: Scroll down and choose the program you want to uninstall from your device.
Take notice that there are additional storage-clearing choices on this menu.
Step 5: Click the Delete App button.
Alternatively, you can use the Offload App option to uninstall the software while retaining its data.
Step 6: Confirm that you want to delete the app by tapping Delete App.
Now that you know how to remove programs on iPhone 13 in two ways, you’ll be able to fulfill your goal and free up storage for other things.
More Information on iPhone App Deletion
If you delete an app from your iPhone and later decide you want it back, you can always go to the App Store and reinstall it.
As you search for applications, those you’ve previously paid for will show, and you may re-download them by touching the cloud icon to the right of them.
It is important to note that if you paid for an app and subsequently deleted it, you will not have to pay for it again.
On an iPhone 13, you can also unload an app rather than delete it.
This is possible if you delete your iPhone app through the Settings menu, as the Offload App option is present on that screen.
When you unload an iPhone app, the app is removed from the device, but its data is saved.
That way, if you download the app again later, the data will still be available to you.
When you pressed and held an app icon, the Change Home Screen and Share App options appeared on the pop-up menu.
If you choose “Edit Home Screen,” you may tap and hold app icons and drag them to other locations on your phone. This is an amazing method for reorganizing your phone’s layout so that the apps you use the most are easily accessible.
When you reach the last pop-up menu after tapping and holding an app icon to delete it, there is a “Remove from Home Screen” option.
This option does not delete the program but rather removes the app icon from the Home screen.
You may still find the app by Googling for it or going to the App Store. Swiping to the left until you reach the final page, where you will see folders containing all of your installed apps, will take you to the App Library.
Prior versions of iOS did not allow you to delete the default apps from your smartphone.
Nonetheless, this is now available, so you can delete unwanted programs such as the Clock, Weather, Notes, or anything else. If you need to reinstall these apps in the future, go to the App Store. You can, for example, get the Clock app from this site.
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