Delete app on andriod without leaving the home screen

Delete app on andriod without leaving the home screen


In the event that you’ve had an Android phone for some time, your Home screen might be getting somewhat unorganized and crowded. The icons appears on the Home screen of your device are actually the shortcuts routes of the applications installed in the device. Thus you can rapidly erase them without really uninstalling the application or losing any of your information. On the off chance that you have to clear more than one icon at once than you may erase or remove the whole page rather than individual icons. You may also keep recently installed applications from showing up on your Home screen.

Touchscreen smartphone with cloud of colorful application icons isolated on white background

In earlier forms of Android, to delete an application from your Android device, you need to go to search the Android apps to be deleted in Settings. In the latest Android Marshmallow, Google has made easy the procedure of drag and drop the icon. You simply need to point the icon and drop it wherever you want.

Get the application you need to uninstall, either in the application drawer or on the home screen. Press and hold that application’s icon for a while until your phone hums. Now if you are ready to delete the application, a trash may symbol with the word “Uninstall” that will show up at the highest point of your screen.


When you tried to delete the app the Android would ask you that whether you really want to erase the application: Click OK and your unwanted application will be removed from your Android device.

You cannot delete the applications which come packed with Android—you can just erase applications you downloaded independently from Google Play store app. You can, in any case, expel applications from the homescreen utilizing this same trap. Though, rather than dragging the application’s shortcut to the Uninstall, drag it to the Remove symbol.

Removing apps on Android without leaving the Home Screen

  1. Press and hold the symbol which you want to delete. Each Android version is somewhat different, however by and large the view will change a bit, and “Remove” alternative will appear at the very top corner of the gadget.
  2. You can utilize the same procedure to delete icon which you haven’t used for a long time.
  3. Find the icon which you want to delete apps and drag it to the “Remove” option. Keep pointing the icon and drag it to the “Remove” option. On the off chance that you unintentionally release the icon before dragging it then you will need to press and hold it again.
  4. Release the symbol on the “Remove” alternative. The symbol will be expelled from your home screen.

Share this post

Post Comment