How to Delete Apps on Android?

By Abinash | Updated On July 5, 2022 

With millions of apps available on the Google Play Store, it’s normal to have some extra apps on your phone that you don’t need anymore. In this article, we will guide you through various procedures to delete apps on Android. 

What happens when you Delete Apps on Android?

When you uninstall apps from your Android device, they will get permanently removed from your device. Also, a message will appear to warn that deleting the app will also delete the data, which usually means that the data will be deleted from the device itself but it will still exist on the developer’s server.

Delete Apps on Android

How to delete apps on Android from App Drawer?

If you no longer want to use any apps on your Android device, you can easily uninstall them using these steps below:

  1. Open the app drawer on your phone. 
  2. Tap and hold on to the app you want to uninstall.
    Tap and hold on app
  3. Tap on Uninstall.
    Tap Uninstall
  4. A confirmation popup appears, select OK.
    Tap OK

How to delete apps on Android from Settings?

You can also delete apps from your device settings as shown below:

  1. Launch the Settings app.
    Open Settings
  2. Scroll down and tap Apps. You may also find it as Application Manager.
    Tap on Apps 
  3. Tap on the app you want to delete.
    Select the app you want to delete
  4. Tap on the UNINSTALL button.
    Select UINSTALL
  5. Select OK to confirm.
    Tap OK to confirm

How to uninstall apps using Google Play Store?

  1. Open the Google Play Store app.
    Open Google Play Store
  2. Tap on the three horizontal lines at the top left corner.
    Tap on three horizontal lines
  3. Select My apps & games from the menu.
    Tap My apps & games
  4. Tap on the Installed tab at the top.
    Tap on Installed 
  5. Tap your target app.
    Select the app
  6. Tap on Uninstall.
    Select Uninstall
  7. A popup window appears, select OK to confirm.
    Choose OK

As soon as you remove or uninstall apps from your Android device, they will be removed immediately, and you’ll lose access to your app anymore. If you like to use the same app again, download from the Goggle Play Store and use it.

Abinash writes mostly on tech content.

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