Want to know how to speed up iPhone, Androids running slow? Delete unwanted apps

Unwanted apps or too many apps on your Android smartphone or iPhones can make them slow. So, if you want to know how to speed up iPhone or Android phone, you can try deleting unwanted apps. Check the how to guide here.

| Updated on: Jul 16 2022, 15:29 IST
Check steps to delete, disable unwanted apps on iPhones and Androids. (Pixabay)
Check steps to delete, disable unwanted apps on iPhones and Androids. (Pixabay)

Has your iPhone or Android gone slow in recent times? Keeping too many apps on a phone can be one of the reasons. In fact, there are too many apps generally found on phones that are never even used and they end up consuming too much space available on your device and hence due to low storage your phone can run slow and sometimes even crash. Whether you are an Android phone user or an iPhone user, you require certain apps on your phone based on your needs, but the many others that are never used should be deleted. So, while you can download the mobile applications you need from Google Play Store (Android) or App Store (iOS), you also need to keep your phone clean of junk. And here we explain how to speed up iPhone or Android by deleting apps.

Not just the apps you downloaded, you can also delete or disable certain pre downloaded apps on your devices at the time of the purchase. Do note that, as per the information provided by Android support page, if you remove an app you paid for, you can reinstall it later without buying it again. You can also disable system apps that came with your phone, it added.

How to disable pre-downloaded apps that came with your Android phone

1. Go to Settings.

2. Find and click on the Apps option.

3. Look for the pre-installed or inbuilt application that you want to disable and click on it.

4. Once you click on the name of the application, you will find the Disable option at the bottom of your phone's screen. Tap on it.

How to delete apps that you installed on your Android phone

1.Open the Google Play Store app.

2. At the top right, tap the profile icon.

3. Tap Manage apps and devices and then click on Manage option.

4. Tap the name of the app you want to delete and then Uninstall.

How to delete apps on iPhone to speed it up

Step 1:

Long press the icon of the application you want to delete.

Step 2:

A cross icon will then appear.

Step 3:

Tap on the cross icon and you will get options like delete app, remove from home screen and cancel.

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First Published Date: 16 Jul, 15:29 IST