How to Delete Apps on iPhone 11 [iOS 11 and Newer]

This page introduces 5 easy methods to delete unwanted apps on iPhone 11/Pro/Pro Max. Whether you want to delete one or multiple trash apps, you can find the best way in this guide.

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Updated on Feb 27, 2024

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By removing some unnecessary apps on your iPhone, you can free up space on your iPhone, fix some app-related issues like apps not working, or make your device more appealing to use and look at. Anyway, it's a good idea to improve the overall performance of your device by deleting old apps. That may sound simple, but do you know to delete apps on iPhone 11 series?

If you have no idea about handling this task, here are three methods for you to do it. Besides, to prevent any problem from occurring while deleting apps, a bonus tip listed in the final part can help you fix the "can't deleted apps on iPhone" issue.

Part 1. Delete One App on iPhone Through Tapping and Holding

It is the easiest way to uninstall programs on the iPhone 11. With this method, you don't have to worry about throwing away paid apps because all purchased application software is attached to your Apple ID, and you can re-download them from the App Store without paying again. If you accidentally uninstall apps, you can quickly recover them via App Store or iTunes. Now you can follow us to delete apps:

Step 1. Go to your iPhone home screen and find the app you want to delete.

Step 2. Press and hold the app icon until you see a box list some options related to this app.

Step 3. In these options, you can choose "Delete App" to delete a single app or choose "Edit Home Screen" to delete multiple apps.

Step 4. If you choose "Delete App," you can directly tap "Delete" to confirm your choice. If you choose "Edit Home Screen," you can see every app starts wiggling, appearing "X" buttons in the top-left corner of apps. You need to tap the "X" button next to the app you wish to delete, then confirm your choice by tapping "Delete."

Delete Apps from iPhone

Note: You can drag around your app icons to move them or drag them to make folders on top of each other.

Part 2. Delete Apps without Deleting App Data

This method is available for people who want to remove an app but retain its data. If this is what you want, follow these steps to do it. 

Step 1. Open the Settings app > Tab "General" > Choose "iPhone Storage."

Step 2. Then, all the application software will be listed on the sc with the storage space they are using.

Step 3. Choose the app you don't want and tap it.

Step 4. Press "Offload Apps" to uninstall apps without deleting their data. 

How to Delete Apps on iPhone and iPad

Tips: You can also allow your iPhone to remove unused apps automatically by following these steps: Go to the Settings > General > iPhone Storage > Offload Unused Apps > Enable.

Part 3. Simplest Way to Remove Single or Multiple Apps on iPhone with One-Click

With the methods we mentioned above, you can only delete one app at once. But if there are too many trash applications installed on your iPhone, how to remove them in batches?

Deleting multiple apps can be easily done with this iPhone data transfer tool - EaseUS MobiMover, which allows you to clear apps on iPhone without limitation. Apart from this, you can also use it to edit iPhone contacts, add ringtone to iPhone, download videos using URL, and more. 

Now, you can download and install EaseUS MobiMover on your computer and follow the steps below to remove multiple applications from your iPhone with one click.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone/iPad to your Mac. Run EaseUS MobiMover and go to "Content Management" > Apps. 

How to delete apps on iPhone - Step 1

Step 2. Then, all of your apps will be displayed on the screen > Choose the Apps you'd like to delete from your iPhone > Click the "Delete" button. After that, you will see a new window asking for confirmation. Click "Yes" to delete apps from your iPhone/iPad. 

How to delete apps on iPhone - Step 2

Part 4. What to Do If I Can't Delete Apps on iPhone 11/Pro/Pro Max

While deleting programs, you might encounter some problems, such as apps are faulty, apps stuck in waiting for status, or shortage of space for app updates, all of these might stop you from deleting apps. To fix these issues, we collect some useful tips to help you out.

1. Restart & Force Restart iPhone 11

Performing a restart or force restart won't remove any data. On the contrary, it can fix some common iPhone problems, such as iPhone screenshot preview/thumbnail not working, FaceTime live photos not saving, iPhone brightness not working, and can't delete iPhone apps.

How to Restart iPhone 11

Step 1. Press-and-hold the "Sleep/Wake" button until the red slider shows up.

Step 2. Drag the slider to power off.

Step 3. After about 3 seconds, press and hold the "Sleep/Wake" button again until the Apple logo appears.

How to Force Restart iPhone 11

Step 1. Quickly press and release the "Volume Up" button.

Step 2. Quickly press and release the "Volume Down" button.

Step 3. Press and hold the "Power/Sleep/Wake" button until the Apple logo appears.

2. Disable Content & Privacy Restrictions in Screen Time

Disabling Content & Privacy Restrictions in Screen Time can also result in the "cannot delete apps on iPhone" issue. To fix this problem, you can disable "Content & Privacy Restrictions" by going to Settings > Screen Time > Content & Privacy Restrictions > Turn off it. 

3. Enable Restrictions for Deleting Apps

If you don't enable Restrictions for deleting apps, no one could be able to remove apps from your iPhone. So, you can go to check whether you allow "deleting apps ."

Step 1. Go to Settings > General > Restrictions.

Step 2. Enter the password set for restrictions as required.

Step 3. Find the "Deleting Apps" and slide it to "On ."

The Bottom Line

That's all about how to delete apps on iPhone 11/Pro/Pro Max. You can choose one of the three effective methods to get rid of trash apps. Users who fail to uninstall apps can refer to the troubleshooting tips in the final part to fix it. 

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Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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