I remember because I scanned through every. Let's say you want to remove Pokémon Go from your purchased list. For some people, it can be a life and death issue. Thou speaks truth to power, my young padawan, but there's more to it than that. As always, there are a few exceptions that require a different approach.
You may need to scroll to find the right one. You might wonder why that's an issue. If you want to get rid of more apps, just tap on the back button on your smartphone or tablet to get to the Installed section again and repeat the process. You can follow my day-to-day project updates on social media. This will drop you into the big list of all the apps you ever bought or got for free.
By the way, here's one of the times it might be nice to hide an icon. By now, you probably think you're all good. Now, click Apps, and you'll be in the App Store for your mobile devices. The purchases you were hoping to delete were not, in fact, deleted. You can delete an app you have bought and then download it for free as many times you want. Then there's the more serious version of that argument. Option 2: Delete apps on the Google Play Store The second option is to delete apps you want to get rid of by visiting the Play Store.
For the dark side looks back. See that little X pointed to by the arrow? In any case, it's really annoying. Removing clutter is always a good thing. Actually, there are three ways you can delete apps on your device. You purchased a limited use license for each app. Here's the before and after on the iPhone itself.
The first thing you should do is tap on the Apps tab on your home screen. Because you did not buy the apps. As I looked into how to do this, I found another, um, less savory reason to delete apps from the purchased list. To pull off this little trick, you're going to need to launch iTunes. After that, open Apps or Application manager depending on your device , find the app you want to delete and select it, and then just tap on the Uninstall button. Fortunately, there's a way to do it. How to delete pre-installed apps All Android devices come pre-installed with quite a few different apps.
You cannot delete them from your purchase history. However, I do mock them as part of how I make my living, so having the app is useful. Abandon hope all ye who enter here That's right, folks. You've finally and permanently removed those apps you no longer wish to be associated with -- or those that are simply cluttering up your iCloud-based life. It's next a to blue icon with the App Store logo.
Yes, I have a life where I have sudden teleprompter emergencies. I didn't design it this way. I won't bore you with the story of my limited adventures as an app developer. Since that license never expires and can be used to reinstall on any device you own now or in the future, Apple must keep a copy of your purchased licenses. Apple giveth, and Apple taketh away Actually, in this case, it's more like Apple taketh away, and then Apple giveth.
You can also get to your purchased apps from the menu. I'm also not a Democrat. See , if you're really curious. If you were dedicated and considering getting into the app business , you could do that back then. Apple keeps a record of your transactions just like your credit card company, your electric company and pretty much everyone else you do business with.
In a slight nod to usability, Apple does allow you to sort the list by Most Recent or Name, and do a search. Let's say you're looking up medical information, and then find an app about some condition you don't want others to know about. Yes, that makes the process of sorting and organizing your application collection easier. You can take a two hour shower after. But this story wouldn't be complete without the last iTunes bite-you-in-the-butt detail of the day. Our target for this example is the Pokémon Go app in the middle of the list below. It was within weeks of the App Store opening, and there were all of 25,000 apps on the store.