7 Methods to Fix Can’t Delete Apps on iPhone iPad in iOS 14(beta)/13/10/11

This post offers some tips to fix can’t delete apps on iPhone iPad even when updated to the latest iOS 14 (beta) or earlier iOS 13/12/11/10. Just read it to know how to delete apps on iPhone iPad.

By Tom Boyer | Last Updated: Sep. 08, 2020

iOS 14 (beta) is coming, and if you plan to update your iPhone iPad to the iOS 14, you may like to read Should I Update to iOS 14. Of course, you may like to know why unable to check for iOS 14 (beta) update, or whether there are some bugs and issues like iPhone/iPad stuck on Apple logo after updating.

After updating to the newly released iOS 14 (beta) or the earlier iOS 13/12/11, users reported they couldn’t delete apps on iPhone iPad. “I cannot delete apps from iPad Air 2 after updating to iOS 11.4.1. Tried to delete using iCloud but that didn’t work either.”

Actually, this is one of the common iOS update problems you may meet after updating to iOS 14 (beta)/13. And in the previous iOS 11/10 update, some iPhone users have ever got a similar app deleting issue. In this post, we collected some methods to fix this issue, and help you successfully delete apps on iPhone iPad?

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How to Fix iOS 12/13/14(beta) Can’t Delete Apps on iPhone iPad

1. Delete Apps on iPhone 7/8/X/11.

You may have found you can’t delete apps easily on your iPhone 7 or iPhone 8/X/11 with the 3D-Touch feature. Because when you press an app, it brings you to 3D touch menu, instead of showing you the “X”. In this situation, just gently put your finger on the icon without pressing down to delete or move apps.

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2. Remove Built-in Apps on iPhone iPad

Usually, we can tap and hold on apps to remove the apps on our iPhone iPad. And iOS 11/12 and the latest iOS 13/14 (beta) enable us to remove some built-in apps. But you should know there are still some default apps that you cannot delete, including Messages, Phone, Settings, Safari, Clock, Camera, Photos, App Store, Health, Wallet and Find iPhone.

Remove Built-in Apps

Remove Built-in Apps

3. Delete Waiting Apps

Sometimes, your apps may be stuck on waiting when you install or update it, and you cannot delete it. For this issue, you can refer to: How to Fix iPhone Apps Stuck on Waiting.

4. Restriction for Deleting Apps

If you don’t allow “deleting apps” on Restrictions, nobody could remove apps on your device. You can go to check whether you allow “deleting apps” by going to Settings > General > Restrictions.

Restrictions of Deleting Apps

Restrictions of Deleting Apps

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5. Remove Apps by Settings

You can remove apps by Settings. Go to Settings > General > iPhone Storage, find the app you want to remove and tap on it, tap “Delete App”.

Remove Apps by Settings

Remove Apps by Settings

6. Remove Apps on iPhone iPad with PhoneClean

If all the above methods can’t help you delete apps on your iOS device, you can have a try on PhoneClean. This tool enables you 1-click to remove multiple apps on your iPhone 11/X/8/7/SE/6. Below are the steps that you can follow to manage your iPhone storage and delete apps with PhoneClean.

Step 1. Download and install PhoneClean on your computer.

Step 2. Connect your iOS device to computer with a cable, run PhoneClean, and click Toolbox > App Clean.

Remove Apps with PhoneClean

Remove Apps with PhoneClean

Step 3. Select the unwanted apps, and click Trash icon on the top right corner to remove the selected apps from your iPhone.

Select Apps and Delete Quickly

Select Apps and Delete Quickly

7. Other Methods

You can try some basic tips to fix your “iOS app deleting” problems, such as restart your device or Force-Restart, restore your device, and delete iPhone iPad apps with iTunes.

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The Bottom Line

If these tips don’t work on your issue, you can post yours on the comment section for help. Besides deleting apps, we provide you with some other tips to free up space on your iPhone iPad. And you can use some professional iOS app uninstallers. For example, PhoneClean is featured with app uninstaller.

Tom Boyer

A writer for iMobie, has been covering iOS, Mac, and Android related How-to Articles / Apps Reviews for 5+ years. Like sharing something about data transferring & recovering knowledge.

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