How to delete native apps from Apple Watch with watchOS 6

Delete Apple Watch apps

For many years, many have been the users that the first thing they did when they installed a new version of iOS or bought a new terminal, was put each and every one of the applications that were not used in the same folder to forget about them completely.

Fortunately, Apple implemented a year ago the possibility of power remove them Device. This fantastic option seems to also arrive with the final version of watchOS 6. There are several users who have seen how after installing the third beta of watchOS 6, they can delete the native applications they want, as in iOS.

On the iPhone, when you delete a native application, if you want to reinstall it, you have to go to the App Store and click on the icon represented by a cloud with a downward arrow. One of the main novelties of watchOS 6 is that it integrates a own app store, so it will not be necessary to install the applications through the iPhone.

By having your own application store, It makes all the sense in the world, that Apple has included the possibility of being able to remove applications native to the device, since when we need them, we will be able to install them quickly from the device itself without having to use the iPhone at any time.

TechCrunch reported on this new feature a few weeks ago, but this was not enabled until the third beta of watchOS 6 has reached the developer community.

How to delete native apps on Apple Watch

Delete Apple Watch apps

  • To delete any of the applications that we can find natively on our Apple Watch, we have to access the applications menu, where they are all represented by circles.
  • Next, we have press and hold the app icon that we want to delete, just like we do on the iPhone.
  • At that moment, the application icons will start to dance and we will only have to click on the X of the applications we want to delete.

Moment we can't delete all native apps, but we only have the possibility to delete the application Breathe, Radio, walkie-talkie, alarms, stopwatch, timer, remote control, ECG ...


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