How to Delete Apps on iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR Simply

Thinking about the right way to delete apps completely on your iPhone X/XS/XS Max/XR? Don’t miss this article which can show you the efficient ways on how to delete apps on iPhone X/XS/XS Max/XR.

By Alexis Hay | Posted on: Aug. 23, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 14, 2018
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As the 3D touch introduced from Apple watch, it does bring us quite a lot of convenience to have a better usage of iPhone X/XS (Max). however, the way we used to do to delete apps on iPhone becomes hard to operate on iPhone X/XS (Max) for the force touch technology. In this case, if we press the app icon like we used to do, there is a large possibility that triggers the widget of 3D touch instead of jiggling with the delete button on the top right of the icon.

On this occasion, can we delete apps easily on our iPhone? Fortunately, after the update of iOS 11, there are more options for you to delete apps on iPhone X/XS (Max). Keep reading to get these useful methods on how to delete apps on iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR.

Method 1. How to Delete Apps on iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR in Jiggly Mode

On iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR with the 3D touch, to open the jiggly mode to delete apps on your iPhone, you just need to lightly put your finger on the icon. Remember don’t press hard on the icon like we used to do.

Then tap the delete symbol showed up in the top left corner. Tap Delete to remove app on iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR.

How to Delete Apps on iPhone X/XS/XS Max/XR in Jiggly Mode

How to Delete Apps on iPhone X/XS/XS Max/XR in Jiggly Mode

Method 2. How to Delete Apps on iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR via Settings

Also, you can delete apps in your iPhone settings. Follow the steps below to get the method.

Step 1Open settings app > Tap General > iPhone storage.

Step 2Select the app you would like to delete > Choose Offload App or Delete App.

Offload App will delete the app while retaining the data and files of this app. When you reinstall this app on your iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR, all your past data of this app can get back.

Delete App refers to delete both the app and its related data completely. After tapping this option, the app you choose and the data of this app will be deleted with no chance to undo.

How to Delete Apps on iPhone X/XS/XS Max/XR via Settings

How to Delete Apps on iPhone X/XS/XS Max/XR via Settings

The above two methods can only let you delete apps one by one. To delete several apps at one time, you can find the solution in Method 3.

Method 3. How to Delete Apps on iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR via AnyTrans for iOS

Besides the two ways we have mentioned, to avoid the annoyance of deleting apps on iPhone X/XS (Max) one by one, and to check the files of your app directly, you can give a try to this: AnyTrans for iOS. It is a powerful iOS data manager that assist you to manage almost all your iOS data on iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR with these features:

  1. Delete multiple apps in one click. With the help of AnyTrans for iOS, you can select several apps on your iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR, and delete them in a click.
  2. Preview and manage files in your app. For those apps which contains certain documents, AnyTrans can help you to preview the documents and upload or download these files from/to computer.
  3. Backup and downgrade your iPhone apps.  You can easily download your favorite apps to App Library as a backup, and downgrade your iPhone apps from it at any time.
  4. More than apps, AnyTrans for iOS is capable of managing almost all your data on iPhone X/XS/XS Max/XR like contacts, photos, music, messages and so on.

Download AnyTrans for iOS which is available for both Mac and PC, and follow below steps to know how to delete apps on iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR simply.

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Step 1 Launch AnyTrans for iOS on your computer > Click Device Manager > Switch to Category Management > Click Apps.

How to Delete Apps on iPhone X/XS/XR via AnyTrans for iOS - Step 1

How to Delete Apps on iPhone X/XS/XR via AnyTrans for iOS – Step 1

Step 2 Select apps you want to delete > Click the document icon to manage documents in the app > Click on Delete button in the submenu.

How to Delete Apps on iPhone X/XS/XR via AnyTrans for iOS - Step 2

How to Delete Apps on iPhone X/XS/XR via AnyTrans for iOS – Step 2

Step 3 Then the selected apps shall be deleted from your iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR.

The Bottom Line

That’s all the three ways on how to delete apps on iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR. As you can see, besides the two normal ways to delete apps on iPhone, AnyTrans for iOS can help you more on managing iOS data simply and quickly. By using AnyTrans for iOS, you can transfer files directly between two iDevices, from Android to iDevice and so on. Come to download it now and enjoy your wonderful iOS data management!

Alexis Hay

Member of iMobie team, a great lover of iDevices. Always enjoy helping to solve all kinds of iOS and Android problems.

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