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Instruction Manual: How to Delete Apps on Apple TV

Note: This instruction manual provides step-by-step guidance on how to delete apps on Apple TV. Refer to the accompanying photo for visual assistance.

Step 1: Navigate to the Home Screen

Use the Apple TV remote to navigate to the home screen. This is where all your installed apps are displayed.

Step 2: Select the App to Delete

Using the remote’s touchpad or directional buttons, navigate to the app you want to delete. The selected app should be highlighted.

Step 3: Press and Hold the App Icon

Place your thumb on the touchpad and press and hold the app icon. After a brief moment, the icons on the home screen will start to jiggle, and a small “x” button will appear in the top-left corner of the app icons.

Step 4: Delete the App

With the icons jiggling and the “x” button visible, press the touchpad button to delete the selected app. A confirmation dialog will appear, asking if you want to delete the app.

Step 5: Confirm Deletion


Using the remote, navigate to the “Delete” option on the confirmation dialog. The option will be highlighted.

Step 6: Delete Process

Press the touchpad button again to confirm the deletion. The app icon will vanish from the home screen, indicating that the app has been successfully deleted.

Step 7: Exit Deletion Mode

To exit the app deletion mode, press the “Menu” button on the remote. This will stop the icons from jiggling, and you’ll be back to the regular home screen.

Congratulations! You’ve successfully deleted an app from your Apple TV.

Video Delete Apps

Remember, deleted apps can always be reinstalled from the App Store on your Apple TV.

For more assistance, refer to Apple’s official support documentation or visit their website.

Disclaimer: The instructions provided here are based on information available up to September 2023. Subsequent updates or changes by Apple may lead to variations in the steps required.

FAQs – Deleting Apps on Apple TV

Can I reinstall deleted apps?

Yes, you can reinstall deleted apps from the App Store on your Apple TV.

Do deleted apps affect storage?

Deleting apps frees up storage space, enhancing your Apple TV’s performance.

Will app deletion remove my data?

Deleting an app generally removes its data, so ensure to back up any important information.

Can I rearrange app icons post-deletion?

Yes, you can rearrange icons on your home screen after deleting apps for a personalized layout.

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