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When you back up your iPhone to iCloud, Apple's online storage service does not completely remove the app data, just in case you've installed it on another iOS device. For example, you may want to remove Facebook from your iPhone, but leave it on your iPad ($ 249 at Walmart) .
But maybe you are ready to remove this app. Here are these steps useful to permanently delete an app from all devices.
Start with your iPhone or iPad
1. Hold the app lightly until it starts to wobble. If you press too hard and your iPhone has 3D Touch, you can open the Sharing menu instead. If so, just tap outside the menu and try again with a light touch.
2. Tap on the X in the upper left corner of the app.
3. A box with the inscription "Löschen [name of app]" will be deleted by deleting this app. " Tap Delete .
4. Tap Done (for iPhone X and above) or press the Home button (for iPhone 8 or earlier).
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Delete the app from iCloud
1. Go to Settings and tap on your profile (name).
2. Tap iCloud.
3. Tap Manage Storage. This screen shows your current available iCloud storage.
4. Select backups from the list. You'll see all devices that currently use iCloud backup storage.
5. Select the currently used iPhone. Note: "This iPhone" is displayed.
6. Under Select data to backup, displays a small list of apps. Touch Show all apps.
7. Find the app or apps you want to permanently delete and move the white dot to the left to change the color from green to white.
8. A window asking "Would you like to disable [selected app] backups and delete backup data from iCloud?" Will be opened. Tap Turn off and Delete.
Your apps will now be permanently deleted from your iPhone (and other iOS devices) and will never be downloaded again when you sync your device with iTunes.
What if I delete an app that I paid for?
If you delete an app that you have purchased and want it back, you can always return to the App Store and re-download the app for free. It's your life.
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