How to Delete an App on the iPad 2

There are tons of apps available in Apple’s App Store, and many of them can be downloaded for free.

But this can lead to an excessive amount of apps on your iPad, each of which takes up space.

So if you are reaching a point where you do not have enough available space on the device to download any additional apps, or if you simply don’t like some of the apps you have downloaded, it is possible to delete some of those apps from your iPad.

Uninstall an iPad 2 App

One of the reasons that people have trouble deleting apps from their iPads is because the method for doing so is based on gestures.

And if the majority of your computing and device experience is on non-touch technology, then performing a task with gestures is not always the obvious solution.

Step 1: Locate the app that you want to uninstall.

select an app to delete

Step 2: Tap and hold your finger on the app until it starts to shake and an X appears in the upper-left corner of the app icon.

tap and hold the app icon until it skaes and an x appears

Step 3: Tap the X.

how to delete an app on the ipad 2

Step 4: Tap the Delete button to confirm that you want to delete the app and its’ data from your iPad.

tap the delete button

Now that you know how to delete an app on an iPad 2, you can use these steps to remove apps that you aren’t using anymore and free up some storage space on your device.

Read this article to learn how to delete an app from your iPhone instead.

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