Cant delete app

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    I have a major problem with my ipad 2. I install APP from apple store i can'tdeletethem when i donot need it. I hold the APP , it doesn't joggle it doesn'tgive me the big X OPTION
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    Try going to Settings>General>Usage, then scroll down the list of installed apps. When you find the one you want to delete, swipe from right to left. A red delete button should appear. Tap it and confirm in the pop up that appears.
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    That doesn't work either. I tried to swipe from right to left! Instead it opens the APP and shows me the amount of storage it is occupying on the IPAD . It's not showing the delete option.
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    Yu mean that you don't get this screen?

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    I think I've figured it out. Go to Settings>Restrictions and check to see if the switch to delete apps is turned on.



    image-1689176457.jpg if it's turned off, you won't be able to delete any apps.
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    I get that page but without the delete app option and furthermore my settings- general has no restriction option. Phew

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    Now there's a stumper. The restriction setting is supposed to be there.
    How about trying this. Go to Settings>General>Reset>Reset All Settings, then check to see if the restrictions setting re-appears.
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    There is no reset option!

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    That's the most I have .
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    I did some research and found this thread. It talks nap bout the exact problem you have. It was solved in this thread by using iTunes on your computer to restore it as a new iPad. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3114327?start=0&tstart=0

    Yu would then have to add all your apps, music, videos, etc. again.
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    Thanks a lot but my iTunes doesn't work too.... Everytime I open it! It takes me to apple store! I have issues with this ipad!
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    I think it's time to take your iPad to an Apple store and have it checked out at the Genius Bar.
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    Problem is we do not have an Apple store here in nigeria. At least non that I know of in Abuja. Phew
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    Encore...you have two threads asking for the same problem. This makes it even more confusing!

    At this time, we will close this thread. Please refer to the original thread you started in December which I have been helping you on.

    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help/97570-urgent-help.html

    Ski ~ iPadforums Moderator | iPhoneForums Moderator
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