HELP! How do I delete APPs on my iPhone using iTunes 11.1?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by hassiman, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. hassiman macrumors member

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    #1
    Hi,

    I was wondering how do I can delete APPs on my iPhone using iTunes 11.1.

    I was syncing my iPHone 4s and backing up prior to upgrading to IOS7 and I was surprised to find that there was not enough space on my 32GB 4s. :mad::eek: UI then tried to delete APPs when viewing my iPhone through iTunes.

    On the left-hand panel I see my APPs listed and some show a drop-down menu that says INSTALL or WILL INSTALL or DELETE or WILL DELETE ( what does this mean? ) If I highlight an APP on the left hand panel and hit the delete key nothing happens. If I right-click a highlighted APP there are no choices.

    How do I delete APPs in iTunes before upgrading?:confused: I can always reload them later.....
     
  2. lelisa13p macrumors 68000

    lelisa13p

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    Atlanta, GA USA
    #2
    Why not delete them on the iPhone first and then backup via iTunes? Removing them from the iPhone will then carry over to iTunes.
     
  3. waertiy macrumors newbie

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    Feb 26, 2014
    #3
    I took the following steps to delete apps on iPhone permanently from my iTunes library. I use a MacBook Air and iTunes 11.0.04:

    Open iTunes
    Go to the Library drop down box
    Select Apps
    Click on individual app, press delete and hit enter
    Confirm decision
     
  4. John T macrumors 68020

    John T

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    #4
    Yes, That's the best and most reliable way of permanently deleting Apps. If you just delete them from your phone, when syncing via iTunes, it will often put them back again!
     

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