How To Delete Apps On iPhone that are Hidden

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How To Delete Apps On iPhone that are Hidden
How To Delete Apps On iPhone that are Hidden

How it’s annoying to have so many apps and games on the iPhone. A solution would be deleting them through iTunes, but this isn’t really convenient because you can’t notice which one you installed and which not and what you used and what not tell about the file in which all downloaded applications are stored.

  1. Background information about iPhone and iTunes
  2. The alternative solution (how to completely uninstall apps)
  3. Conclusion

Background information about iPhone and iTunes

Theory part 1: How to find the applications folder on your iPhone?

Finding the applications folder on your iPhone is not difficult, all you have to do is follow a few simple steps.

Step 1: Find the ‘Settings’ app from your home screen and tap on it

Step 2: Navigate towards the third section of this menu where you will find a choice called ‘iTunes & App Stores’.

Theory part 2: How to delete them through iTunes? And how to do it if you have more than one iOS device, e.g. both an iPad and an iPhone?

Theory part 3: After deleting the application from your iPhone, will it automatically be removed from your iTunes library as well? In other words, does deleting an app from your iPhone automatically delete it from iTunes too?

How to delete applications from the iPhone that you don’t use anymore?

Theory part 4: How can i hide my apps on my iphone and still have them in my itunes library so i could download them again later if need be

The alternative solution (how to completely uninstall apps)

Many users still prefer deleting their applications directly from their iPhone instead of going through iTunes. The same way you delete any other application from your phone, you can find the list of applications that are currently installed on your iPhone and then press the ‘X’ sign located in the right corner to uninstall them. In case you need further help, follow these steps:

Step 1: Open your home screen and click on the ‘Settings’ to open them

Step 2: Navigate towards the third section of this menu where you will find a choice called ‘iTunes & App Stores’.

Step 3: Scroll down until you reach an option that reads ‘Apps’, select it.

Step 4: You’ll now see all installed applications listed in alphabetical order.

Step 5: Click on the ‘X’ sign located in the right corner to uninstall them

Alternative solution (how to completely uninstall apps)

Conclusion

After deleting the application from your iPhone, will it automatically be removed from your iTunes library as well? In other words, does deleting an app from your iPhone automatically delete it from iTunes too?

In case you delete an applications from both of these locations (iTunes and iPhone), then the apps on both devices will be removed. If you delete them from iTunes, you will still be able to download them again; the opposite is also true: if you delete an app from your iPhone, it will remain in your iTunes library and you’ll find it under “Purchased” section.