The Play Store on Android is home to the largest repository of apps in the market. No matter what you want to do on your smartphone, there is an app for it. There are millions of app downloads recorded on the Play Store everyday, and there are thousands of apps being introduced on the store everyday.

If you have an Android smartphone, you have obviously downloaded apps from the Play Store, and after a point of time, you may find that the storage on your smartphone is being eaten away by all the app data that is being stored on the device. In order to clear up the storage, one of the things that you can do is to delete any unwanted apps on your device. There are some apps that we have on the device but seldom use, and deleting them, helps you make way for newer apps that you actually need.

Let’s see how you can delete an app on your Android smartphone.

Step 1. Unlock your Android smartphone


How to delete apps on an Android smartphone


Step 2. Scroll through the list of apps and decide which app you want to delete.


How to delete apps on an Android smartphone


Step 3. Long press on the app to reveal a quick menu.


How to delete apps on an Android smartphone


Step 4. Tap on the ‘App Info‘ option from the quick menu.


Step 5. In the app info screen, tap on the ‘Uninstall‘ button.


How to delete apps on an Android smartphone


Once you confirm the operation, the app will be uninstalled on your device. uninstalling the app will delete the related app data from the device as well. This means that when you re-install the app, you will have to sign back in to restore the credentials on the app.

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Now, there are some Android devices that allow you to simply long press and delete the apps from the Home Screen. You can check on your OEMs official website and check if your device supports such a feature as well.