How to remove the default apps from iPhone X home screen

iPhone X provides plenty of default apps for its users. As iPhone is always meant for people of different fields the default apps are available in different variety. A user might feel like he actually doesn’t need a default app available on iPhone X. most of the default apps can be easily removed from the device. Removing unwanted apps is a wise idea as it will save a lot of memory space. You can at any time restore the deleted apps too. The steps to remove the default apps from iPhone X home screen are given in this article.

How to remove the default apps from iPhone X home screen

Steps to remove the default apps from iPhone X home screen

The article will take you through step both to delete and restore the deleted apps on your iPhone X. the default apps that can be removed from iPhone X are:

  1. Facetime
  2. Podcasts
  3. Weather
  4. Watch app
  5. Voice memos
  6. Videos
  7. Tips
  8. Reminders
  9. Stocks
  10. Notes
  11. News
  12. Maps music
  13. Mail
  14. iCloud drive
  15. iTunes store
  16. home
  17. iBooks
  18. find my friends
  19. contacts
  20. compass
  21. calculator and
  22. calendar

Steps to remove a default app

the steps to remove a default app from home screen are:

  1. go to the home screen of iPhone X
  2. slightly hold so the icons start floating
  3. click on the ‘x’ sign appearing in the top left corner
  4. confirm when prompted

Restore deleted apps

the steps to restore an app once deleted are:

  1. open the Appstore from the home screen
  2. search for the app you want to restore
  3. click on the restore or download button
  4. enter the passcode when prompted
  5. wait for the restore process to finish

there are some apps on iPhone X which you cannot remove at all. But for some apps like facetime and contacts removing it will not affect your usability. Once contacts or facetime is deleted you can access all the contacts or do a facetime call from the phone app.

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I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to remove the default apps from iPhone X home screen. If you have any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

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