Step 1: Navigate to the Home Screen
The first step to deleting an app off Firestick is to navigate to the home screen. To do this, press the Home button on your Firestick remote. This will take you to the home screen where you can access all your apps and settings.
Step 2: Select the App You Want to Delete
Once you are on the home screen, use the navigation buttons on your remote to select the app you want to delete. Highlight the app by moving the cursor over it.
Step 3: Press the Options Button
After selecting the app you want to delete, press and hold the Options button on your Firestick remote. This will bring up a menu with various options.
Step 4: Select Uninstall
From the menu that appears, select the Uninstall option. This will prompt a confirmation message asking if you really want to uninstall the app.
Step 5: Confirm the Uninstallation
To confirm that you want to uninstall the app, select the Uninstall button on the confirmation message. This will initiate the process of uninstalling the app from your Firestick.
Step 6: Wait for the App to Uninstall
Once you have confirmed the uninstallation, the app will begin to uninstall from your Firestick. This process may take a few seconds to a minute depending on the size of the app.
Step 7: App Successfully Uninstalled
After the uninstallation process is complete, you will be notified that the app has been successfully uninstalled from your Firestick.
What happens to my app data after uninstalling an app?
When you uninstall an app from your Firestick, all the data associated with the app, including user data, settings, and preferences, are also deleted.
Can I reinstall an app I have uninstalled?
Yes, you can reinstall an app that you have previously uninstalled. Simply navigate to the Amazon Appstore, search for the app, and install it again.
Why is the Uninstall option grayed out for some apps?
The Uninstall option may be grayed out for some apps because they are system apps that are pre-installed on your Firestick and cannot be uninstalled.
Deleting an app off your Firestick is a simple process that can be done in a few easy steps. If you have apps on your Firestick that you no longer use, follow this tutorial to free up some space and keep your Firestick running smoothly.