Step 1: Go to the Home screen
The first step to delete apps on Firestick is to go to the Home screen. You can do this by pressing the Home button on your Firestick remote.
Step 2: Navigate to the Apps section
Once you are on the Home screen, navigate to the Apps section using the directional buttons on your remote. The Apps section is located on the top menu bar.
Step 3: Select the app you want to delete
Using the directional buttons, select the app you want to delete from the Apps section. Once you have selected the app, press the Options button on your remote.
Step 4: Delete the app
After pressing the Options button, a menu will appear on the screen. From this menu, select the “Uninstall” option to delete the app. Confirm the deletion by selecting “Uninstall” again.
Step 5: Repeat for other apps
Repeat the above steps for any other apps that you want to delete from your Firestick.
Step 6: Restart your Firestick
After deleting the apps, it is recommended that you restart your Firestick. This will ensure that any residual data from the deleted apps is cleared from the device.
Step 7: Enjoy your newly optimized Firestick
After completing the above steps, your Firestick should be running more smoothly with more available space. Enjoy your newly optimized Firestick!
Q: Can I delete pre-installed apps on my Firestick?
A: No, pre-installed apps cannot be deleted from your Firestick. However, you can hide them from the Home screen.
Q: Will deleting apps on my Firestick delete my account information?
A: No, deleting apps on your Firestick will not delete your account information. Your account information is stored separately and is not affected by app deletion.
Q: How do I hide apps on my Firestick?
A: To hide apps on your Firestick, go to the Home screen, select the app you want to hide, press the Options button, and select “Remove from view.” The app will still be installed on your Firestick but will not appear on the Home screen.
Q: How can I free up more space on my Firestick?
A: In addition to deleting apps, you can also clear cache and data from apps, uninstall unused games and channels, and move apps to external storage to free up more space on your Firestick.
Q: What should I do if I accidentally delete an app?
A: If you accidentally delete an app, you can reinstall it from the Amazon Appstore. Go to the Home screen, select the Search icon, and search for the app you want to reinstall.