How to uninstall (close or delete) apps on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus (iOS 8 tutorial)

How to uninstall (close or delete) apps on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus (iOS 8 tutorial)
The Apple has created what many claim to be one of the simplest and most approachable user experiences with iOS and the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in particular. Testifying to this are the multiple extremely high consumer satisfaction ratings for the platform throughout the years. And if it is not broken, why fix it?

That's the exact mantra that Cupertinians have followed and ever since the first versions of iOS it has been very simple to manage your applications. Nonetheless, this tutorial would be useful to the complete novice, looking for a way to clear up his homescreen, while not yet fully acquainted with the workings of iOS.

So how do you uninstall apps on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and iOS 8? It all boils down to one thing - long hold an icon until all the icons start wiggling. Once that happens, a cross appears on the top of each one. You just press the 'x', confirm that you really want to delete the app, and voila. We have included a short slideshow to illustrate how it all looks like below. Naturally, this will work with all previous iPhones like the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, and earlier, as well as on the iPad Air 2, iPad Air mini, etc.

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28 Comments

1. jesusnexo unregistered

really?....

21. thegandalf

Posts: 22; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

yes , next PA article: how to wipe your @$$ after taking a doodoo

25. spasticpat

Posts: 111; Member since: Dec 18, 2012

Omg I loled for an hour after reading this comment, thanks!

28. Lilyheye

Posts: 4; Member since: Feb 12, 2015

Why not using Apowersoft Phone Manager,which is believed to be the best tool to delete apps on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

22. HamzAmin

Posts: 81; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

Are Apple users that dumb? I never knew that. Sigh.

27. Lilyheye

Posts: 4; Member since: Feb 12, 2015

Yes. with more analysis on iPhone. Deleting/ uninstalling apps is no longer a difficulty. what you need is just a small tool that make you permanently delete useless apps or restore them. I usually use Apowersoft Phone Manager to delete iPhone apps

2. tettech

Posts: 69; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

This article is so 2007, lol

3. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

I understand that every Sundaynis slow news day, but, really? Article like this? ...

4. EC112987

Posts: 1216; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

my daughter can do this without an explanation wtf???? lmaoooo

5. eggimage

Posts: 83; Member since: Jan 19, 2012

What kind of garbage article is this? Long holding down the Home button activates Siri, it doesn't make icons wiggle. And why are you even teaching about this at all? Phonearena has gone completely absurd now. Is this a joke?

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 31534; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

And yet you're here commenting...hmmmmm

6. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Uhh seriously PA, I've defended some of your articles like this in the past but this one is pretty rudimentary.

8. darkkjedii

Posts: 31534; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Excellent article PA, I didn't know this ;)

16. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Don't you wield an iPhone 6 Plus?

18. darkkjedii

Posts: 31534; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Don't you know this ;), generally means sarcasm?

24. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Well, quite honestly, I am a bit behind in net nuances, but no harm no foul. I just wanted a reason to use the word "wield". Lol

9. ilayron8

Posts: 22; Member since: Apr 15, 2014

LMFAO

10. Android802

Posts: 5; Member since: Oct 31, 2012

Phonearena requires authors to post like 3 articles a day, every day, and boy does it show here. Its not a bad article - its just a waste of time and energy.

11. cheeseycheeser

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

This article is awful??? A) "The Apple" (first line) B) You do NOT hold down on the home button to delete apps. You hold down on the application. C) The entire article has muddy, repetitive, overall poor wording. I understand basic how-to's bring in Google searches, but this is shameful.

12. TimCook

Posts: 450; Member since: Oct 23, 2014

Apple created the first smartphone so everyone knows how to use ios, Ios Is the most popular os in the world..

13. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2280; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Did you post this to start another war of fanboyism or are you a full-on tech-illiterate?

15. TimCook

Posts: 450; Member since: Oct 23, 2014

I don't understand ...

17. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Hes a delusional impersonator of Tim Cook. What do you expect?

23. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

IBM Simon was the first smartphone afaik.

14. skymitch89

Posts: 1453; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

This article is garbage because if you long press the Home Button, Siri launches. You have to press and hold on an app icon, then hit the little "x". I found this out just by playing with my iPad Mini 2.

19. tmcr7

Posts: 180; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

If I need such an instruction, I will search Googlr or read a manual and not go to a tech review site. This is just another useless article just to have another topic about Apple.

20. romy134

Posts: 9; Member since: Aug 12, 2012

do i long press the app or the home button??????

26. Stuntman

Posts: 843; Member since: Aug 01, 2011

The only people I know who may find this article useful will probably not come to this site and read this article. If I thought this article would be useful to them, I'd actually just tell them how to do it rather than send them a link to this article. Even though there are articles that I don't bother reading or I don't find useful, I generally do think there will be an audience for it. I can't think of an audience for this article other than for people who want to make fun of PA, Apple or iPhone users.

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