Installing an app on your iPad 2 is a really easy thing to do and, often, is completely free. But there is a huge library of apps in the App Store, and not all of them are good or particularly useful. So you may find that you aren’t using an app anymore, or that it wasn’t for you. Therefore that app is just taking up space on your device, which is something that is a precious commodity when you are talking about only 16, 32 or 64 GB of storage. Luckily you can delete apps on the iPad 2 to free up some space for new apps, songs or videos.
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Deleting iPad Apps in iOS 7
Almost every app that you download from the App Store can be deleted, but there are some default apps which cannot be removed. This includes apps like Weather, Stocks, Passbook, Videos, etc. Basically you can’t uninstall any of the apps that were on your phone when you initially set it up. So with that in mind, follow the tutorial below to learn how to uninstall an app from your iPad 2.
Step 1: Locate the app that you want to remove from your iPad. In the example below, I am going to remove the Uno app.
Step 2: Touch and hold your finger on the app icon until it starts to shake.
Step 3: Touch the x at the upper-left corner of the app icon.
Step 4: Touch the Delete button to delete the app and remove its’ data.
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Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
After receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science he spent several years working in IT management for small businesses. However, he now works full time writing content online and creating websites.
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