How to Delete Unwanted Apps?

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  1. Hivoltage

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    How do I delete Apps that I do not ever want again....besides unchecking them in the apps folder. I want them gone forever. You know, the crappy Apps that you will never use. Thanks!!
     
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    I'm looking forward to this answer (newbie here) as I am trying not to download a lot of apps I won't use.

    On the same topic, I accidentally downloaded all my iTunes the first time I synched and I want to delete some of them.
     
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    Just hold down the icon until it jiggles. You'll get a "x" on the app and you delete. Delete from iTunes as well.
     
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    OMG...how simple is that...LOL :p THANX
     
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    You're very welcome. Gotta love the simplicity of the iPad!
     
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    Actually, it does not delete them from iTunes. It just un-checks them on the device's app page so that they no longer sync. You can permanently delete them there. If there is any doubt, like an update might fix the app, you might as well leave them there. It will make it easier to find and download them again later for testing. (You'll still have to do the update, either in iTunes or on the iPad.)

    If the app isn't in iTunes, that just means you've never transferred your purchases back to iTunes on the computer. It's a good idea to do this every once in a while. It helps prevent the loss Media if you iPad should every die or need restored. In the Files menu, select Transfer Purchases From. . .
     
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    Actually, when I wrote "Delete from iTunes as well" I didn't mean that deleting the app from the device would delete from iTunes as well, I meant that after you delete from the device as I instructed, to "Delete from iTunes as well," as in Step 2. I should have made that clearer. Thanks!
     
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    I am wanting to delete from Itunes altogether!!!
     
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    1.) Do as I said above about removing from device.

    2.) Delete from iTunes. Remove the app completely from the "app" folder in the iTunes Media Folder
     
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    If I'd been reading closer I would have caught that. Sorry.
     
    #10 twerppoet, Feb 27, 2011
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