How Can I Uninstall Apps on iPhone 8

By MiniCreo, on Sep. 04, 2018, to iOS 12 Problems |


By uninstalling apps from an iPhone 8/iPhone 8 plus, you can reclaim more free storage on your iPhone, tide up your iPhone to make you focus on important things only and at times, you can fix a variety of iOS 12 problems by uninstalling some glitching apps.

There are several ways to uninstall your unwanted apps from your iPhone 8/iPhone 8 plus. For instance, iOS 11 allows you to uninstall/remove your rarely-used apps without losing the app's data with the "Offload App" feature. Follow this quick tutorial to learn how to uninstall apps from your iPhone 8/iPhone 8 with ease.

Table Of Content:

Part 1: Uninstall Apps on iPhone 8 - Delete Apps on Device

After iOS 11, you can directly uninstall both third-party apps and iOS default apps (like Contacts, Notes, Music, Videos, Maps, etc.) on your iPhone 8/iPhone 8 plus. To delete apps on iPhone 8: Lightly touch and hold the app until it jiggles > Tap the Close/Delete icon in the upper-left corner of the app > Tap Delete to confirm you want to uninstall this app from your iPhone 8 ( How To Find Recently Deleted App on iPhone 6).

Uninstall Apps on iPhone 8 - Delete Apps on Device
Uninstall Apps on iPhone 8 - Delete Apps on Device

Part 2: Uninstall Apps on iPhone 8 - Offload Apps

If you simply need additional free storage space on your iPhone 8, then you can use the Offload App option in iOS 11/iOS 12 instead of uninstalling these apps. As opposed to deleting apps on iPhone 8/iPhone 8 plus, offloading apps ensures your app data, user settings and documents, remain on your device. And you can easily reinstall these removed apps when you need them.

Offload Or Uninstall Apps on iPhone 8


Offload Apps Uninstall Apps
CONS Reclaim iPhone Storage
Keeps App Documents and Data
Reinstall in 1 Click
Reclaim More Free Storage
Remove App Icons
Uninstall Apps Completely
PROS App Icons Remain on iPhone
1. No Data, Documents or Settings

How To Offload Apps on iPhone 8/iPhone 8 plus

  1. 1
    Step 1

    Open the Settings app on your iPhone 8/iPhone 8 plus > General > iPhone Storage.

    How To Offload/Uninstall Apps on iPhone 8
    How To Offload/Uninstall Apps on iPhone 8
  2. 2
    Step 2

    Tap an app you'd like to offload from your iPhone 8 > Choose Offload App from the popup menu to confirm.

    How To Offload/Uninstall Apps on iPhone 8
    How To Offload/Uninstall Apps on iPhone 8

Part 3: Uninstall Apps on iPhone 8 - Remove Apps in iTunes

Apple no longer allows uninstalling/installing/downloading apps in iTunes since the release of iTunes 12.7 (Learn How To Downgrade iTunes).



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