Glitch in iOS 7.1 allows you to say goodbye to useless apps that you don't want
posted by Alan F. / Mar 30, 2014, 2:22 AM
Take all of the pre-installed apps that you want to get rid of, and open a folder with them inside. You can do this by dragging the icons for these apps on top of each other. Now, make sure that the bottom dock of your iPhone or iPad is completely full. Also, your home screen needs to be full of icons, and the only folder on the page has to be the one you just created of the apps you want removed. You then need to long press on any icon to start "wobble mode." Got it so far?
Now, you take two of the wobbly apps and create another folder by dragging two icons on top of each other. Quickly add the first folder you made containing the unwanted apps, into the new folder. Then, remove the rest of the apps from the second folder you've created. That will leave the original folder of unwanted apps inside the second folder. When you return to the home screen, the folder will look empty. We're almost done. Make sure that your home screen is full and has no folders except for the one that appears empty. Drag out the small folder containing the useless apps to the home screen and it will disappear like magic!
If you're confused, check out the video below which shows all of the steps. And keep in mind that while the unwanted apps are out of sight, they are still on the phone and will still count toward the amount of storage you are using. Unfortunately, once you reboot your iDevice, the unwanted apps come right back. Of course, you are welcome to continue to use this process over and over again until Apple puts the kibosh on it with a software update.
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posted on Mar 30, 2014, 2:32 AM 4
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posted on Mar 30, 2014, 12:30 PM 0
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Nice !! No jailbreak needed !! Feeling envious if only Android had that feature out of the Box !! ;)
posted on Mar 30, 2014, 2:36 AM 2
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Well, I do this the entire time with my Galaxy Mega. And they disappear even after reboot ...
posted on Mar 30, 2014, 3:09 AM 6
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It must be embarassing for you when you read these replies to your comments. Pretty stupid to called a glitch a feature too.
posted on Mar 30, 2014, 7:00 AM 0
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"Apps like Stocks and Newsstand can be removed forever" "And keep in mind that while the unwanted apps are out of sight, they are still on the phone and will still count toward the amount of storage you are using. Unfortunately, once you reboot your iDevice, the unwanted apps come right back." When did they change the meaning of "forever"?
posted on Mar 30, 2014, 5:04 AM 8
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I don't care if it's iOS or Android. You should not be forced to have an application on a device you bought unless it's still subsidized. That's why carriers should get rid of subsidies, lower the bills and give us stock devices with everything available to download and install if we wish to.
posted on Mar 30, 2014, 7:41 AM 1
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Since most people who buy phones buy them subsidized then the bloatware belongs on them for most people.
posted on Mar 30, 2014, 9:21 AM 0
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That's "carrier speak." Subsidized, or not, you are paying for the phone. You either pay MSRP, or you pay a subsidized price and pay for the phone over the life of a contract. There shouldn't be anything on a phone you do not want.
posted on Mar 30, 2014, 10:37 AM 0
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Even if it doesn't just Root it and uninstall the apps that you don't want or use. And if warranty is voided cause its a rooted device, "triangle away" is an app that you can buy and there no one will no if it's a rooted device.
posted on Mar 30, 2014, 11:59 AM 0
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Your theory is on a car which you can't cause it's see able and on the phone it isn't, we are talking about phones and there apps installed which other users complain and having a Verizon logo at the back repulsive.... Just buy the front and back cover and replace it. O wait wait, your saying lease and the phone you buy becomes yours after 18 months, obviously on lease you can't, but when you buy the car on 48 months repayment you can do whatever you like.
posted on Mar 30, 2014, 1:26 PM 1
Please, if you are going to attempt at speaking your mind (which makes absolutely zero.. zeeeeerrooooo.. sense), use proper grammar. That was painful to read, and I'm pretty sure I have no clue what you are saying. I'm also pretty sure that nobody else does either. You just made no sense that is relative to what we are talking about. In case you can't comprehend what I'm saying - You statements are still irrelevent. You are looking at our debate wrong, again. This topic is below your intelligence level. Go bicker and babble somewhere else lol. I'd enjoy your argument if it was valid and I would consider agreement if it made sense, but it doesn't. In short: You sound like a dumb a**.
posted on Mar 30, 2014, 2:19 PM 0
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