How to Delete or Uninstall iPhone or iPad Apps

It’s very easy to delete apps on your iPhone or iPad. Just hold your finger down on the app icon until everything starts wiggling around, and then press the X on the app icon. The app will be immediately uninstalled.

Note: obviously this tip is very simple and obvious to most of our readers, but this was one of the first questions mom asked after she got her new iPhone, so we figured we’d share it for any of the other new iOS users out there.

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