It would seem that such a simple operation as removing applications on iOS devices raises questions only for beginners who only recently replenished the army of owners of mobile devices from Apple. However, with the release of iOS 13, issues related to the removal of applications arise for experienced users of the iPhone.

How to Delete Apps on New iOS 13 Update?

I think the name of this guide will surprise even beginners in iOS: everyone knows that to remove the application you need to hold your finger on it until the icons tremble, and then click on the cross. However, in iOS 13, Apple made a significant change to this feature.

Long Press

The first way – after the 3D Touch menu pops up, do not release your finger from the icon for a couple of seconds. The icons themselves will go into the move and delete mode, and you can do whatever you want with them.

How to Delete Apps with the New iOS 13 Update on iPhone?

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Using 3D Touch

Another option is to call up the 3D Touch menu (you definitely won’t miss it) and select the “Edit Home Screen” option. Then the familiar “crosses” appear on the icons.

How to Delete Apps with the New iOS 13 Update on iPhone?

Move Icon to Side

This method does not require a 3D Touch call, and very few people know about it. Click on the application icon (until the 3D Touch menu appears) and slide it, for example, down, then immediately release it – the icons will go into the delete/move mode.

How to Delete Apps with the New iOS 13 Update on iPhone?


Yes, we are already accustomed to the old format for deleting applications in iOS, but due to the addition of functionality, a revision of old trends is required. There is nothing wrong with the changes, after a year we don’t even remember that once this function was performed differently.

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Hi there! My Name is Vincent Lago! My goal is to share insightful reviews, guides, and manuals for people looking to know more about current solutions for Apple hardware and OS. I have years of technological background knowledge including owning a custom iMacs & PCs which was using for different types of business. And now, I want to share my experience with you.

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