Currently Being ModeratedSep 19, 2013 4:50 PM (in response to Alfa T)
Alfa T wrote:
Just upgraded. But found I cannot delete the unwanted apps directly from the mobile devices. Any clue?
You made no mention of the x here
Double check your restrictions.
Currently Being ModeratedSep 19, 2013 4:53 PM (in response to Alfa T)
You do not hold the home button, you press on the app for a couple of seconds. Then the x appears.
Those with no x are Apple native apps that cannot be deleted. If you want to get them out of the way, just put them in a folder out of your view.
Currently Being ModeratedSep 30, 2013 9:28 AM (in response to KalebsDad78)
I hold down one app icon, they all start to wiggle, X's appear in the upper-corner of many of the apps. But when I click an X, the option to delete the app apprears, but when I click delete, nothing happens.
Also, the apps I want to delete are old downloaded apps, not apps that come with the iPhone.
Also, the apps I want to delete are all dark gray. When I try to activate one of the dark gray apps, it says "Waiting" but the app does not open, nothing ever happens.
Any help will be appreciated.
- Seth Hill
Currently Being ModeratedOct 21, 2013 7:04 PM (in response to Seth M Hill)
Yes, i'm having the same issue. i can't even delete them on my MacBook in iTunes. and on the old system, i could delete the Apple originated apps like Game Center and Stocks (for which i've never had a use).
Any help would be great appreciated!
Currently Being ModeratedOct 24, 2013 8:39 AM (in response to Seth M Hill)
I have the same problem on an iPhone 4; appears to be a recurring iOS 7 bug (not fixed in latest iOS 7 update). It appears some apps get stuck in an update (I only do manual updates) and then there's no way to cancel or correct the problem, except doing a full reboot, which seems to fix it--only to happen again another day...
Currently Being ModeratedOct 25, 2013 6:33 AM (in response to Seth M Hill)
Same problem here. Old apps are in black with "x", but once I hit "X" and delete, nothing happens as well. I laso deleted the apps themselves in itunes but when I sync it, still no avail, the unwanted apps are still there. Any jelp would be appreciated.
Currently Being ModeratedDec 10, 2013 6:26 PM (in response to Nickglass)
Attempt to delete the app as indicated above: hold down one app icon, icons will start to wiggle, X's appear in the upper-corner of some apps. click the X of the app you want to delete, select 'Delete' in the message that appears.
It will look like nothing has happened. Now go to App Store and try to redownload the same app. There it may say 'Open' Instead of 'Install', select what ever is there. A fresh copy of the app will be loaded again on you iphone and the icon will become clear (not black or dark). Now repeat the first steps to delete an app (i.e. make the x's show, click the x of the app you want to delete) it will be deleted/removed completely).
This worked on my iphone, hope it will work with you too.
Currently Being ModeratedDec 26, 2013 10:26 PM (in response to razmee209)
I am having a weird problem, on my iPhone5 running ios7:
after holding the apps, the little x on the upper left corder appears, but the phone becomes unresponsive. it won't do anything so I cannot delete the app. If it is in a opened folder, I cannot close the folder.
Tried resetting the settings in Restriction many times, No success. Do you have any suggestion?