You might have downloaded too many unnecessary applications when you newly purchased any smartphone. As many smartphone manufacturers, your phone might have also included a bunch of unnecessary applications in the name of making it more attractive than others. Now just give a second and think how many applications are there on your phone that you haven’t opened since ages? These junks are just occupying large space on your phone making it sluggish. If you got an android phone that was previously used by other person and you found that phones’ internal memory is all filled with dumb applications that don’t have any utility for you. Whatever may be the reasons if you are looking for the fast way to delete apps on android devices then we provide you with the best solution.
Steps to Delete Apps on Android Permanently
- Open settings
To open settings tap on menu icon of your smartphone and from among the list of application tap on the gear icon.
- In the settings page scroll down and tap the “Apps” or “Application” option.
If you have enabled tab option to view the files on your Android phone, then you will find “Apps” or “Application” option in the General Tab.
- Once you tap on Apps option, you will see the list of the entire application installed on your phone. Scroll down and find the application that you want to delete.
- Once you tap on the app you want to remove from your device you will see the details of the application. Now all you have to do is tap uninstall (delete) option at the top of the page just below the name of the application.
- A confirmation window will pop up. Tap on OK option to confirm that you are sure about deleting the application. That’s it. This is all on how you can delete apps on android.
Shortcut to delete apps on android
In some Android phone, there is a shortcut to remove any app that you have downloaded from Play Store. You can just tap the menu and find the application you want to delete. Tap and hold the app’s icon. You will find the uninstall option on the top of the screen. Drag the application that you are holding to the uninstall tab and release it. A confirmation window will appear, tap on the “OK” option and the application will be deleted from your phone.
You can no longer use any feature of the deleted application. If you again feel the need for that application, you have no option than downloading the app from Google Play Store again. However, this won’t restore any information like your username; the level you have reached in case of gaming apps etc. in the applications that you use to have.
However, if the applications are the one, that is pre-loaded by the manufacturer then it quite troublesome to delete them. To delete the pre-loaded application, you have to root your phone and get the job done.
Also, note that you will not be able to uninstall multiple applications in one shot. You have to uninstall them individually.