How to Delete Apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2/11.3 on iPhone iPad with Ease

In iOS 11, you need to be a little more subtle with your gesture in order to delete apps in iOS 11, now iOS 11.3 is also launched. Want to know more detailed steps to remove apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2/11.3? Please keep reading.

By Lydia Smith | Posted: Apr. 02, 2018, Last Updated: Apr. 08, 2018
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Deleting apps on iPhone iPad can’t be easier. Just press and hold on an app on your Home screen, the app itself would start to shake, then you can delete the app by tapping the “X”. Or you may go to Settings > General > iPhone Storage, select the app you want to delete, tap Delete. Nothing has changed in devices without 3D touch. However, on iPad pro and iPhone with 3D touch running iOS 11, you may have to be a little subtle with your gestures to delete apps. Here in this post, we will show you the correct way to delete apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2/11.3 on iPad Pro and iPhone with 3D touch.

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The third method in this post works for all models of iPhone iPad. Please refer to Part 3 to know more.

Part 1. How to Delete Apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2/11.3 on iPhone with 3D Touch

The technology of 3D touch could sense how deeply users press the display and it indeed brings people convenience, however, while holding the App on iPhone with 3D touch in iOS 11/11.1/11.2/11.3, you might occasionally bring up 3D Touch peel-and-pop widgets.

To correctly delete apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2/11.3 on iPhone with 3D touch, please place your finger gently on the app instead of pressing down on it. After about one second, you can see the “X” button.

Part 2. How to Delete Apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2/11.3 on iPad Pro

The way of deleting apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2/11.3 on iPad also hasn’t changed. It is just Apple added the ability to see actions on iPad Pro, which is quite similar with triggering widgets on iPhone with 3D touch. So you may also trigger the widget while deleting apps.

To delete apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2/11.3 on iPad Pro, please holding the app for two seconds, it would soon hover and show you the “X” button.

Please note that pressing and holding on an app just for one second will just allow you to move an app around on the Home screen.

Part 3. The Ultimate Way to Delete Apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2/11.3 on iPhone iPad

Some of you might found that iPhone couldn’t gain as much storage as the app occupied after deletion. It is because normal ways to delete an app on iPhone iPad may not remove the files and data generated by the app.

Here comes a safe and clean way to remove apps – AnyTrans.

Developed by iMobie team, AnyTrans is a powerful all-in-one iOS content manager. It could do a good job in transferring and managing iPhone apps, including app data. While using it to delete apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2/11.3 on iPhone or iPad, it also removes app data on your iPhone. What’s more, AnyTrans, developed by Apple-trusted developer is Norton and McAfee secured, we can guarantee that it does no harm to your devices and no information leakage would occur.

Now, let’s have a look on how to delete apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2/11.3 on iPhone iPad.

Step 1 Free download AnyTrans on your computer and launch it. Connect your iPhone via an USB cable.

How to Delete Apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2 on iPhone iPad - Step 2

How to Delete Apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2 on iPhone iPad – Step 2

Step 2 Go to category management page by scrolling down or clicking the tab as is shown below. Click Apps.

How to Delete Apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2 on iPhone iPad - Step 3

How to Delete Apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2 on iPhone iPad – Step 3

As mentioned above, while deleting apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2/11.3 on iPhone iPad, AnyTrans also deletes app data. Please think twice before deletion. You can also choose to backup App data before deletion with AnyTrans.

That’s all for how to delete apps in iOS 11/11.1/11.2/11.3 on iPhone iPad. Any questions? Please be free to leave comments below. By the way, if you find this post helpful, don’t forget to share it with others.

Lydia Smith

Member of iMobie team, has a mania for Apple products and reading. Like to fix all kinds of Apple-related issues.

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