How to Delete or Uninstall Apps from Apple Watch

Unlike installing apps, removing apps from Apple Watch doesn’t require your iPhone. You can delete any app directly from your iWatch. Before you get rid of any Apple Watch app, it is advisable to use list view instead of grid view on your watch. This will give you a better user interface to delete apps from Apple Watch.

When you uninstall Apple watch app using the grid view, you may tap on a different app other than the one you actually wish to remove from your watch. When you install an app on your iPhone, the app will be seen automatically on your watch. Similarly, if you uninstall any app from your iPhone, your watch will stop showing that app. When you hide any app on your Apple Watch, you can easily make it available with a single toggle. I would advise my reader to hide or uninstall the app from iWatch so that they can use them in future without downloading that app from an App Store.

How to Delete or Uninstall Apps from Apple Watch

How to Delete or Remove Apple Watch Apps

Step #1: Take your Apple Watch in your hand and press the Digital Crown.

Step #2: This will bring all apps in a Grid View (to get rid of an app from your Apple Watch, I would advise you to use List View instead of Grid View).

Step #3: Now press and hold the app you want to delete from your iWatch.

The app will begin to wiggle.

Step #4: Next, you need to tap on delete (x) icon.

Step #5: Two options will swipe up from the bottom of your watch: Tap on Delete App to permanently delete the app from your Apple Watch.

Note: This method will only remove the app from your watch and not from the paired iPhone. However, when you delete an app from your iPhone, it will be removed automatically from your Apple Watch.

In case you don’t want to delete app from watch, you can turn off Show App on Apple Watch option from My Watch tab in the Watch app on your iPhone. This will stop showing that app on your Apple Watch. Later on, you can install the app on your Apple watch.

How to Hide or Uninstall Apple Watch Apps (from My Watch app in iPhone)

Step #1: Launch Watch app on your iPhone.

Step #2: Select App you want to uninstall.

Step #3: Simply, toggle off Show App on Apple Watch.

That’s all friends!

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