Android today is the most used operating system on phones around the world and runs on different versions depending on the manufactures. It is easy to use and understand with all required basic to advanced features depending upon the hardware built within it. Android is an app-based mobile operating system, wherein the user or the manufacturer installs an app that will be used. Once the app is used or in other words no longer required, it is uninstalled.
Apps in android can be uninstalled in a couple of ways, depending on the version of android, but in recent years, this functionality has remained the same as the earlier versions. So, uninstalling an app from android phone is easy, let’s see how to uninstall apps on android.
- Long press the app that you do not want on your phone
- An option reading “App Info” will be displayed
- Tap it to get more details about the app, you will usually see two options – “Uninstall” or “Force Stop”
- Click on “Uninstall” and you will see that the app is uninstalled by itself
So, isn’t that so easy? By using this method, you can practically uninstall any app that is on android. But you can by no means uninstalled system and proprietary apps.
How to uninstall preinstalled apps on android without root
There are two types of pre-installed apps on android, one kind of apps are proprietary and system apps. And the others are third-party apps. A user can surely delete the third-party apps that come pre-loaded with the phone when you buy them, so the same uninstallation method will apply. But the other kind of apps like the proprietary or the system apps cannot be uninstalled.
Now that you have learned as to how to remove apps from your Android phone or smartphone. Software or apps can be removed from Windows 10 also. This can be done by uninstalling the software from its control panel.
How to remove apps on Mac
Likewise, on Windows, Mac OS is comparatively very easy when it comes to installing and uninstalling apps on mac. Just right-click the app that you wish to uninstall and select “Move to Trash”. That’s it! You’ve uninstalled the app that you thought was no more useful.
Conclusion – Uninstalling apps or software from any device has become very easy. In today’s world, we work on multiple operating systems at a time, like our smartphones run on Android, iOS and older phones run on Symbian. Apart from these, computers run on major operating systems like Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. So, we hope that you have learned about uninstalling or removing apps.