How to Uninstall App on Firestick: A Step-by-Step Guide

Uninstalling an app on Firestick is quite simple. All you need to do is navigate to the settings menu, find the application you want to remove, and then delete it. After reading this article, you’ll be able to free up space on your device and keep it running smoothly by getting rid of apps you no longer use.

Step by Step Tutorial: How to Uninstall App on Firestick

Before we dive into the steps, it’s important to understand that uninstalling apps can help improve your Firestick’s performance and free up storage space. Now, let’s get to it!

Step 1: Navigate to Settings

From the Firestick home screen, scroll to and select the “Settings” option.

The settings menu is where you can adjust all your Firestick preferences. It’s also where you’ll find the applications menu to manage your installed apps.

Step 2: Select Applications

In the settings menu, scroll and select “Applications.”

This section houses a list of all the apps you have installed on your Firestick. It’s here that you can also manage data and clear caches for individual apps.

Step 3: Manage Installed Applications

From the applications menu, select “Manage Installed Applications.”

After selecting this option, you’ll see a list of all the apps installed on your device, along with information about their size and usage.

Step 4: Choose the App to Uninstall

Scroll through the list and select the app you wish to uninstall.

It’s important to only uninstall apps you’re sure you won’t use anymore. Once an app is uninstalled, you will lose all data and settings associated with it.

Step 5: Select Uninstall

After selecting the app, you will see an option to “Uninstall.” Select this option.

A confirmation prompt will appear, ensuring you want to delete the app. Confirm the uninstallation, and the app will be removed from your Firestick.

After completing these steps, the app will be uninstalled from your Firestick. You’ll have more space on your device, and it might even run a little faster without the extra clutter.

Tips for Uninstalling Apps on Firestick

  • Double-check before uninstalling an app to make sure you won’t need it in the future.
  • Remember that uninstalling an app will delete all its data.
  • Regularly uninstall unused apps to keep your Firestick running smoothly.
  • Uninstalling apps you don’t use can also help with Firestick’s speed and performance.
  • If you change your mind, you can always reinstall an app from the Amazon Appstore.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will uninstalling an app cancel any subscriptions I have?

No, uninstalling an app does not cancel any subscriptions. You’ll need to cancel those separately, typically through the service provider’s website.

Can I reinstall an app after uninstalling it?

Yes, you can reinstall apps at any time from the Amazon Appstore.

Will I lose my app data if I uninstall an app?

Yes, uninstalling an app will delete all data associated with it on your Firestick.

Can I uninstall pre-installed apps on Firestick?

Some pre-installed apps cannot be uninstalled as they are considered part of the Firestick’s core services.

How much space will I free up by uninstalling an app?

The amount of space you’ll free up depends on the size of the app. You can check the size in the “Manage Installed Applications” menu.


  1. Navigate to Settings from the home screen.
  2. Select Applications in the settings menu.
  3. Choose Manage Installed Applications.
  4. Pick the app you want to uninstall.
  5. Select Uninstall and confirm.


Your Firestick is a powerful tool for streaming and entertainment, but like any device, it can get cluttered with unused apps. Knowing how to uninstall apps on Firestick not only helps free up valuable storage space but also ensures that your device runs efficiently. The process is simple and straightforward, and by following the steps outlined in this article, you can keep your Firestick in tip-top shape. Don’t be afraid to do a little digital housekeeping; your Firestick will thank you for it. If you ever find yourself in need of an app you uninstalled, remember that you can always reinstall it from the Amazon Appstore. Keep enjoying your streaming experience, and remember, a well-managed Firestick is a happy Firestick!

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