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How to Remove Stock Apps on Your iPhone in iOS 10

How to Remove Stock Apps on Your iPhone in iOS 10

How many times have you needed for a feature that provides you the flexibility to remove stock apps? The excellent news is that iOS 10 allows you to do exactly that — remove iOS 10 stock apps. It looks like Apple has allowed the wish so many iPhone users were yearning for with iOS 10. You will not only be capable of removing stock apps however also re-install them whenever you want. All of these stock apps is now a part of the App Store and just like other apps; they have their descriptions and screenshots. Stocks, Tips, Weather, Compass, Calculator, Calendar, Maps, etc. can all be removed. If you want to re-install them, you can do that as well!

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So if you think that you don’t need a collection of iOS 10 stock apps, and you want to remove some of unusable apps or game center. You can just tap on that app and tap again on the cross icon at the right of the app at the top corner and delete it to free up storage or your iPhone or iPad. Removing the stock apps has never been this easy. All you have to is to follow these steps.

Step to Remove Stock Apps on Your iPhone in iOS 10

Step 1. First of all, Find the stock app you want to delete, tap and hold on the icon. After a couple of seconds, each app on the screen will start to wiggle.  And ‘x‘ appears on the top left of the app.

Step 2. Now, Tap on ‘x‘ and you’ll get a popup asking if you’re sure you want to delete the app.

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Step 3. After that, choose Remove. You can do this for all the apps you want to remove. Once you’re done, click on the Home button. You’re back to your normal home screen.

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Step 4. That’s it! Now you’re done.

Apps that you can delete

  • Compass
  • Calendar
  • Calculator
  • Contacts (contacts will keep in the Phone app)
  • FaceTime
  • Find My Friends
  • Podcasts
  • iBooks
  • iCloud Drive
  • iTunes Store
  • Music
  • Maps
  • Mail
  • News
  • Notes
  • Home
  • Reminders
  • Stocks
  • Tips
  • Videos
  • Voice Memos
  • Watch app
  • Weather

That’s a lot of apps; you can save more space on your phone more than ever. The problem now is, how can you get them back?

Re-install iOS 10 Stock Apps

Here are the instructions on how to get back the stock apps that you’ve simply uninstalled.

1. It is very easy, just go to app store.

2. Just search for the app you removed.

3. then tap on the Cloud icon to install it again, and you’ll be all set to go.

However, there are a few apps which can’t be removed –

  • Activity
  • App Store
  • Camera
  • Photos
  • Settings
  • Messages
  • Phone
  • Clock
  • Safari
  • Health
  • Wallet

4. That’s it. Now you’re done.

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