Top 3 Ways to Delete Apps on iPhone with iOS 12/11

If you are like me, having a ton of apps installed on iPhone, you should get a headache for the limited memory space, especially when you are going to upgrade and download the newest iOS 12. So here, in this post, I would like to share you with top 3 methods to delete downloaded apps on iOS 12/11 iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/SE/6s/6/5s.

Tap and Wiggle? Much Better than That

Sure, you can always uninstall app from iPhone by pressing the app icon and wait for it wiggling, then click the little x to remove apps from home screen, but this might be quite troublesome when you have a large number of apps and you can’t find where they exactly are. Moreover, you may leave some documents and data related to the deleted apps behind. So I would like to recommend you to try below methods to delete apps on iPhone iOS 12/11.

Method 1: Offload Unused Apps on iOS 12/11 Devices from iPhone Storage

With iOS 12/11 and later, Apple has improved the storage settings to give personalized recommendations on how to free up more space on your device. One of the suggestions is to automatically offload unused apps from iOS 12/11 iPhone/iPad when you are low on memory. Though it’s not clear which apps can be called “unused” and will be removed, you can reinstall them back if apps are accidently deleted.

To enable this new feature on your devices, simply go to Settings > General > iPhone Storage, under the recommendations you will find the Offload Unused Apps option. Turn on it.

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Method 2: Delete Apps on iPhone in Settings

Another choice in Settings also let you remove an app iOS 12/11 from iPhone if you don’t want the apps automatically disappeared. Compared to the former method, the documents and data will also be deleted. If you want to totally clean up apps for iPhone with iOS 11 or can’t find the app icon on the home screen, you are good to try this way.

Head for Settings > General > Storage & iCloud Usage > Manage Storage, find the unwanted apps and hit it. You will be asked whether to offload or delete the app. Go ahead to choose one.

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Method 3: Permanently Delete Multiple Apps on iOS 12/11 iPhone at Once with Tenorshare iCareFone

If you need to uninstall multiple apps at a time, I will suggest you to take the best iOS 12/11 memory cleaner software Tenorshare iCareFone into consideration. It can easily wipe out the useless junk files, temp files, caches from your device, also supports to uninstall apps on iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/SE/6s/6/5s and earlier devices.

  • To begin with, free download and install the iOS 12/11 cleaning tool on your PC/Mac, and connect your device with it. Choose Manage from the home page, then you will see the summary of your storage usage.

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  • iCareFone allows managing 8 kinds of files (Photos, Music, Videos, Contacts, Messages, Apps, Books and Bookmarks). Select the file type to move on.
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  • Now go ahead to select one or more apps to be permanently deleted from you device.
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You can also delete the junk files, temp files, caches with Tenorshare iCareFone to greatly regain as much as more space for your iPhone or iPad.

That’s all about how to uninstall apps on iPhone with iOS 12/11. Hope these 3 tips can help. If you are interested in Tenorshare iCareFone, don’t hesitate to give it a shot since it will never ever let you down.

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iOS 11 Update Follow @Jerry Cook