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How to Uninstall Apps in Google Pixel 6 Pro/6/5 XL/5/5a 5G/4 XL/4/4a 5G

Last Updated on July 12, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to delete or uninstall apps in Google Pixel 6 Pro/Pixel 6/Pixel 5 XL/Pixel 5/Pixel 5a 5G/Pixel 4 XL/Pixel 4/Pixel 4a 5G. You can’t uninstall the factory-installed apps (YouTube, Calculator, etc.). To delete pre-installed apps (Stock apps), you need to disable them to hide them from the app drawer. You can remove all downloaded apps from the play store. Also, uninstall system app updates to fix app issues in your Google Pixel.

How Do I Delete Apps on Google Pixel 5a 5G/5 XL/5?

You can uninstall or remove downloaded apps on your Google Pixel devices using the below settings.

How to Quickly Uninstall Apps in your PixelHow to Uninstall Apps in Google Pixel 5


Step 1: Open the app drawer and long-press the app, and move it to Uninstall at the top on the home screen in your Pixel.

Uninstall app in Pixel 5

Step 2: Tap on OK.

How to Delete Apps on Google Pixel 6 Pro/6 Using App Drawer

Step 1: Swipe up from the bottom to open the App Drawer.

App info to uninstall Pixel 5 app

Step 2: Long-press on the app and tap on the App info or i icon.

How to Uninstall App in Pixel 5

Step 3: Tap on Uninstall.

How to Remove or Uninstall Apps on Pixel Devices

Step 4: Tap OK.

For Android 11: Settings > Apps & Notifications > See All Apps > Select the app > Uninstall > OK.

For Android 12: Settings > Apps > See All Apps > Select the app > Uninstall > OK.

How to Delete Apps in Pixel Using Play Store

Step 1: Open the Play Store on your Pixel devices.

More settings in play store in your Pixel 5

Step 2: Tap on Three horizontal lines (More) at the top left corner.

My apps and games settings in your Pixel 5

Step 3: Tap My apps and games.

Open the Installed apps in your Google Pixel 5 to remove it

Step 4: Tap the Installed tab.

Step 5: Tap on the App name you want to uninstall.

How to Delete App in Pixel 5 Using Play Store

Step 6: Tap the Uninstall button.

Uninstall the app in Pixel 5

Step 7: Tap on Uninstall.

For Android 12: Open Play Store > Profile icon at the top right > Manage apps and device > See details > Tap on App you want to uninstall > Uninstall > Uninstall.

Read Also: How to Turn Off App Suggestions on Pixel

How to Disable or Uninstall Pre-installed Apps on Pixel

You can’t uninstall system default apps or stock apps. Just disable it using the below settings to hide the app from your phone.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap Apps & notifications or Apps.

See all apps in your Pixel devices

Step 3: Tap See all apps.

Three vertical dots to view more settings in Pixel 5

Step 4: Tap on Three vertical dots (More) in the upper right corner.

Uninstall Pre-installed Apps Pixel 5

Step 5: Tap the Show system.

Remove default apps from Pixel 5

Step 6: Select the Pre-installed app.

How to Disable or Uninstall Pre-installed Apps Pixel 5

Step 7: Tap on Disable.

Disable app in Pixel 5

Step 8: Tap Disable app.

Now, you can’t find this app on your phone. To use this app again, enable it using the same above-given steps.

How do I Uninstall an App on Google Pixel 6?

Three different methods (Mentioned above) are available to delete or uninstall an app on Google Pixel 6. You can delete apps one by one or delete all installed apps (Third-party) at once using the play store. To quickly remove the app, long-press it and move it to Uninstall at the top of the screen on your Pixels. Also, use the play store to delete the app from your Pixel device.

Can you Uninstall Google Apps on Pixel?

No, you can’t uninstall the pre-install Google apps (System default) on your Pixel. Only disable the Google apps if you want. To disable or hide Google apps, long-press any Google app > i icon > Disable > Disable app. Now, hide this Google app from your device. To use the app again, you need to enable it.

Why Can’t I Uninstall Apps on Google Play?

You can’t uninstall apps on Google play if the app is pre-installed (Android system apps) or restricted by the device admin. So, you need permission from the admin to remove it.

How do I Remove Icons from Google Pixels?

To remove the icons from Google Pixels home screen or app drawer, tap & hold the icon and then move it to Remove at the top of the screen.

And that’s all. Which is your favorite method from the above-given list? Tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for the latest updates.

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