How to Delete Apps on Android

Last Updated on June 24, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to delete apps from your Android phones and tablets? Here’s how to delete apps on Android (Android 12/Android 11) stock OS devices. 4 different methods are available to delete an app on your Android devices, including app settings, using the play store, etc. You can’t delete or uninstall apps in Android that come with phone (System apps). Only disable the system app.

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How Do I Delete Apps on Android 12?

You can delete downloaded apps only on your Android device. 

Step 1: Open the Play store.

Profile icon on your Gmail account on Android

Step 2: Tap on the Profile icon at the top right corner.

Manage apps and device settings on your Android phone

Step 3: Tap on Manage apps and device.

See app details on Android device

Step 4: Tap on See details.

Select the App you want to uninstall on Android phone

Step 5: Tap on App you want to uninstall.

How Do I Delete Apps on Android 12

Step 6: Tap on Uninstall.

This message view: Uninstall this app?

Uninstall App in Android Phone

Step 7: Again, tap on Uninstall.

How to Uninstall App on Android 12 using Apps Settings

Step 1: Swipe on the home screen to open the App drawer.

Step 2: Tap on the Settings app.

Step 3: Tap on Apps.

Step 4: Tap on See all apps.

Step 5: Selec the App from the list.

Delete apps from your Android phone

Step 6: Tap on Uninstall.

This message view: Do you want to uninstall this app?

How to Delete Apps on Android

Step 7: Tap on OK.

What is the Fastest Way to Delete Apps on Android

Alternative Way: Open the App drawer and long-press the app you want to uninstall > Tap on the “i” icon > Uninstall > OK

How to Delete Apps on Android Tablet – Quickest Way

How to Delete Apps on Android Tablet

Step 1: Long press the app in the app from the app drawer or home screen and move it to Uninstall at the top right.

Step 2: Tap on OK.

Why Can’t I Delete Apps from my Android Phone?

The reason you can’t delete apps is pre-install apps. You can’t remove pre-install apps or system apps on your Android device. System apps remain on your device even if you try to uninstall them. The only way is to disable that app. When you disable the app, it will hide from your Android device.

What is the Fastest Way to Delete Apps on Android?

Only one way to delete apps (Multiple) on Android is using play store settings.

Fastest Way to Delete Apps on Android at once

Open the Play store > Profile icon at the top right corner > Manage apps and device > See details > Select the apps you want to delete > Trash icon at the top right > Uninstall

How to Delete Apps on Android that Came With Phone (System Apps)

You can’t delete apps that came with your phone. But you can disable it so that this app will hide from your app drawer. To use the app again, you need to enable it. Follow the below steps to disable app that came with your phone.

Step 1: Swipe on the home screen to open the App drawer.

Step 2: Tap on the Settings app.

Apps settings on your stock Android phone

Step 3: Tap on Apps.

See all apps to find system apps on your Android

Step 4: Tap on See all apps.

By default, system apps are hidden on your Android phones and tablet.

Find System apps on your Android device

 

Step 5: Tap on Three vertical dots (More) at the top right corner.

Delete Apps on Android that Came With Phone

Step 6: Tap on the Show system.

Step 7: Select the App with a phone from the list.

How to Delete Apps on Android that Came With Phone

Step 8: Tap on Disable.

How to Delete Pre Installed Apps on Android Tablets

Step 9: Tap on Disable app.

Now, hide the system app from the app drawer. 

How to enable app on Android that disable

Step 10: To get the app back in the app drawer, follow the same steps and tap on Enable.

How to Delete Pre Installed Apps on Android Tablets

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Click on Apps.

Step 3: Click on See all apps.

Step 4: Tap on More in the upper right corner.

Step 5: Click on Show system.

Step 6: Choose the App from the list (By default installed).

Step 7: Click on Disable.

Step 8: Click on Disable app.

Now, this app hides from your phone. To use that app, you need to enable it.

How Do I Delete Apps on my Samsung Android?

Follow the below-given steps if you’re a Samsung device running Android 12 with One UI version 4.1.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap on Apps.

Step 3: Tap on App from the list.

How Do I Delete Apps on my Samsung Android

Step 4: Tap on Uninstall at the bottom middle of the screen.

This pop-up message view: Do you want to uninstall the app?

Delete apps on Samsung One UI

Step 5: Tap on OK.

And that’s all. Which of the above-given method do you use to delete apps on Android phones and tablets? Tell us in below comment box.

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