Simple Way on How to Uninstall App Updates on iPhone

Unlike Android, uninstalling apps updates on iPhone could be really annoying, because you have no access into the files on your iPhone. This post will show you how to uninstall app updates on iPhone, keep reading and check the details.

By Faye Clarke | Posted on: Sep. 11, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 11, 2018
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Want to uninstall app updates on your iPhone? This article is intended to show you how to uninstall app updates and download the old version of app back. Keep reading on this post to learn more.

When an app has a new version, generally it will automatically update to the latest version when connect to Wi-Fi. But after updating, some iOS users will complain that they like the old version better, because they might not like the layout of the newer version, or they have met some bugs of the newer version. So what should we do when we want the old version of app back on iPhone?

Unfortunately, we can not uninstall app updates in iTunes, because iTunes will only display the latest version of app, once you have updated, you can never find the former one back. So this is when we need help from third-party software to prevent this kind of situation. Here we recommend AnyTrans for iOS.

AnyTrans for iOS could help you to manage apps in its App Library. You just need to log in your Apple ID and download apps into App Library. And AnyTrans will not keep any record of your Apple account information and will take your privacy seriously, please use it at ease.

How to Uninstall App Updates on iPhone

Uninstall app updates on iPhone has only one option, which is deleting the updated apps on iPhone directly. Long press the app you want to uninstall and it will appear a small “x” on the upper left of the app icon. Tap “x” and it will pop up a warning message that ask are you sure to delete all the files and data of this app, tap “Delete” to delete. Then the updated app will be deleted, which means you uninstalled the app updates.

To uninstall app updates, users often means to download the old version back. How can we achieve it on iPhone? Please follow these steps to see how to download the old version of app back after uninstalling app updates.

Step 1Download and run AnyTrans for iOS on your PC/Mac > Connect your iPhone to your computer.

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How to Uninstall App Updates on iPhone - Step 1

How to Uninstall App Updates on iPhone – Step 1

Step 2Scroll up on the interface to the manage content by category page > Click App icon to manage all your apps.

How to Uninstall App Updates on iPhone - Step 2

How to Uninstall App Updates on iPhone – Step 2

Step 3Choose the apps you want to manage > Click download button to download apps to App Library

How to Uninstall App Updates on iPhone - Step 3

How to Uninstall App Updates on iPhone – Step 3

Step 4After clicking download button, you need to sign in Apple ID. AnyTrans will not retain any of your Apple account information.

How to Uninstall App Updates on iPhone - Step 4

How to Uninstall App Updates on iPhone – Step 4

Step 5Back to main interface and click App Downloader.

How to Uninstall App Updates on iPhone - Step 5

How to Uninstall App Updates on iPhone – Step 5

Step 6Click App Library in App Downloader. Here you can see all the apps you have downloaded. The app version will remain to be exactly the one you downloaded, if it can be updated, there will be a small arrow right next to the version number. Choose the app you want to install and click at the right side to install it to your device.

How to Uninstall App Updates on iPhone - Step 6

How to Uninstall App Updates on iPhone – Step 6

Now even if the apps have automatically updated on your iPhone, you could download the old version back with the help of AnyTrans for iOS.

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to uninstall app updates and download old version back to iPhone. Due to the limitation of Apple App Store, downgrade apps can be really tough. Fortunately enough, AnyTrans for iOS provides you a possibility to download back the old version. Hope you will find it helpful after reading this post.

Faye Clarke

Member of iMobie_Inc, an enthusiastic fan of Apple and Jazz music, always ready to offer advice and solutions to any iOS & Android related issues.

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