Removing Apps?

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    I am getting near my storage limit, and some apps that were updating seem to be stuck in "installing". I'd like tos top these installs and remove some apps I don't need anymore. The trouble is that when I push the home button, the icons quiver, but the x's are not there. What do I do to remove the apps I don't want?
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    Go to Settings>General>Restrictions and make sure that Deleting Apps is turned on. If it isn't turned on you can't delete any apps. The stock apps that came with the iPad cannot be deleted.
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    That did it! Thanks!,,
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    I'm glad I could help. Thanks for letting us know it worked.
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    Couldn't reply with pm as I am over my quota and can't seem to get back to page to do that..also HOW DO IDO IT.

    Was trying to reply to wifi outside in D &D, but thread was closed, so tried a pm and couldn't send it

    Sent from my iPad using iPFt
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    Hi Betty,

    When on the site in Safari, press on your Profile, when that comes up, press Send Private Message which is under your name and avatar. The page will load. Now on the left you will see My Messages with your Inbox and Sent items...under this is Edit Folders. Press this and a new page will load where you will see your Inbox and Sent Items in the middle of the page, you will also notice Empty Folder next to each and how many messages you do have. Pressing Empty Folder will delete all your messages.

    Hope this helps you Betty. ;)
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    Not sure I know how to get here with Safari. Usually use app unless I get an email to reply to..then I hope I can follow ur directions. Txs
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    In the app, tap "Messages" at the bottom:


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    This will bring you to your pm's. There, choose a message you want to delete, then swipe to the right, and a red "Delete" button will appear:


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    Tap it to delete that pm.
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    Hi Betty.....so you are using the App now! Good for you!

    JA has kindly outlined the procedure for deleting your old messages. I hope this helps you!

    You'll also find it in the App Tutorial I sent you. ;)
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    Came here thru the email not the app. Don't see messages at bottom,tho that Skitch post is very clear if I could get to the page he posted.lol. Will try the app. Wish me luck cuz I doubt if ill find this samepost
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    Got to messages with app. Keep swiping to the right but no delete button comes up. Cannot delete any
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    hi Betty......are you on the app or site? If the app, you should be able to swipe to delete each one individually. If on the site, follow my directions above.

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