How to Delete Apps on Apple TV

Numerous factors could necessitate the removal of apps from Apple TV. Maybe all the apps you’ve added to Apple TV make your home screen look completely cluttered, and you want to start over by removing all the unnecessary apps. Perhaps your Apple TV has gotten too sluggish, and you want to clear out all the unnecessary apps and Apple TV games you no longer use to save space. Here’s how to remove apps from Apple TV for any reason.

Uninstall Apps on Apple TV (2022)

Remember that uninstalling an app also means erasing all of its related data. The deleted app will also be removed from any additional Apple TVs that have the “youriCloudhome screen” setup, so keep that in mind as well. Your data might not be restored, even though you are allowed to redownload any software you have already downloaded from the App Store.

Delete Apps on Apple TV Using the Second-Generation Siri Remote

  • To get started, select the app you wish to delete.
  • Now, press and hold the clickpad center until the app starts jiggling. Then, press the Play/Pause button to access more options.
  • Next up, click Delete and confirm.

Uninstall Apps on Apple TV Using the First-Gen Siri Remote

With the original Siri Remote, removing an Apple TV app is just as simple.

  • First off, head over to the app that you want to get rid of and select it.
  • Now, press and hold the touch surface on the first-generation Siri Remote until the app enters jiggle mode.
  • Next, hold down the play/pause button to reveal more options.
  • Finally, click Delete and confirm the action.

Delete Apps on Apple TV from Settings

The Settings app in tvOS provides a means to remove apps from Apple TV, just like iOS and iPadOS do. It can be really helpful when you are looking for the programmes that use up the most storage and removing them. The fact that this method lists apps according to how much storage each one has used is probably its best feature. Finding the ones that have taken up more space can therefore be done easily.

  • To get going, launch the Settings app on your Apple TV.
  • Now, choose General.
  • Next, click Manage Storage.
  • On this screen, you should see a long list of apps listed based on the total amount of space they have consumed. Now, click the delete button right next to a specific app and confirm the deletion.

Delete a Folder on Apple TV

You can also delete any folders that you no longer wish to remain on your home screen.

  • Head over to an app in the folder that you want to delete.
  • Now, press and hold the clickpad center/touch surface on the Siri Remote to enter edit mode (jiggle mode).
  • Press the play/pause button, and in the options that pop op, click on Move to Home Screen .
  • Repeat the steps given above for each app in the folder. When all the apps are removed, the folder will be automatically deleted.

Uninstall Apps from Multiple Apple TVs at Once

You can set your TVs (connected to the same Apple ID) to uninstall apps from all connected devices at once if you have a 4th or 4K Apple TV model. You must enable the One Home Screen feature on your Apple TVs in order to use this function, which ensures that all of your Apple TVs have the same apps on their home screens organised uniformly.

  • Open the Settings app on your Apple TV and choose Users and Accounts.
  • Now, choose your user account.
  • Next, ensure that the One Home Screen option is turned on.

Apps can now be removed from any Apple TV that is connected to your Apple ID, and the removal affects all of your Apple TVs.

Delete Useless Apps on Apple TV to Free Up Space

That’s all there is to know about managing and uninstalling apps on tvOS. Apple TV apps can be managed as desired, and you can personalise the home screen to your preferences. Additionally, the One Home Screen feature makes organising apps even easier if you have many Apple TVs. Please leave your queries in the comments section below if you have any regarding uninstalling apps from Apple TV.