Can't delete app/icon called ""

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  1. Starman002

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    I was downloading some app and it got stuck. I get the X to delete it but it says Deleting "" will delete all data. Do you want to continue? I click yes but the icon/app still stays. I have tried the restoring restrictions and clicking on delete apps but to no avail. How can I get rid of this icon? Please help. Starman002
     
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    Have you tried connecting your iPad to iTunes on your computer, unchecking the app in question, then syncing the iPad?
     
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    scifan57, I do not know what app it is nor how to identify it. Starman002
     
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    Do you have a backup made before you had the problem deleting the app? If so, you can restore the iPad and set it up from that backup.
     
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    scifan57, no I didn't do a backup. Starman002
     
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    Have you tried rebooting the iPad? Press and hold both the power and home buttons until the Apple logo appears, then release both buttons and wait for the iPad t restart. If this doesn't work, try signing out of your iTunes account, then sign back in.
     
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    Try going to Settings > General > Usage > Manage Storage. Find the app and tap on it. There should be a Delete option. This often works when deleting from the main screen fails, or when an app stays on the iPad but the icon can not be found.

    BTW, if the restrictions settings are preventing the deletions of apps you will not see the (X) on the icons when the icons are jiggling (in delete/edit mode). If you saw the (X), that was not the problem.
     
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    twerpoet, before coming to this site I tried the manage storage. Since I don't know what app it is I can't delete it. There is only an icon that even though it jiggles and the X shows up, I can't delete it. Any other ideas?
     
  9. Gtatler

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    Doesn't the manage screen give a (very) small icon ? That should help to track it down.


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    Go to App Store-> Purchased-> All. The app should be near the top of the list, and have a cloud icon.
     

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