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How to delete apps on FireStick?

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With every device having its select storage space which cannot be exceeded, FireStick is no different. Even your Fire TV has limited storage and exceeding that can cause the currently downloaded apps to malfunction and glitch. You can avoid this by lessening the storage which means deleting unnecessary apps.

In this article, we will be looking at how you can delete apps on your Fire TV and free up some much-required space and bugs.

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Uninstalling apps on your Fire TV

Uninstalling extra or unwanted apps on your Fire TV is a piece of a cake divided into two parts as given below:

Through settings

You can uninstall any app via settings on your Fire TV by following the given steps:

Step 1: At the home page, head to and click on the gear icon for settings on the far right side of your screen. Click on the Applications option.

Step 2: From the options provided, you can click on Manage Installed Applications. You will be given a list of currently installed apps.

Step 3: From the list, you can choose any application that you would like to delete.

Step 4: Now, you can either force stop the app to halt it from running. However, before uninstalling the app, make sure that you clear its cache and data.


Through app library

If you want to avoid the long process of heading to the settings to uninstall an app, you can click on the square icon before the gear icon. You can uninstall any app on your Fire TV by following the given steps:

Step 1: At the home page, head to and click on the three boxes icon on the far right side of your screen. Select My Apps.

Step 2: You can now locate the app that you want to delete and press the menu button or the button with three horizontal white lines to open up options on the right side of your screen. The select Uninstall.

Also read: How to restart Firestick when frozen?

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Sania Usmani

Always curious, calm, and a little crazy, you can find me daydreaming or studying. An avid reader, traveler, and graduate of Aviation Science, I love gaining new experiences in life and star gazing. You can contact her here: [email protected]

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