How to Delete or Hide Apps on Apple Watch

As Apple Watch has merely 8GB of internal storage, you would have to keep it cleaned up; making sure you don’t install too many apps on it. Moreover, the tiny size of the Apple Watch Home screen wouldn’t look nice if you have not organized apps properly on it.

You can delete unnecessary apps to prevent your Watch from being cluttered for space. In addition, you can also hide some of the apps if you don’t want to remove them completely. Even if you delete an app from your Apple Watch, it remains on your iPhone unless you decide to remove it from iPhone too. Therefore, you don’t need to worry about losing it completely.

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How to Delete or Hide Apple Watch Apps

These two little tricks can be very effective in keeping your watch fine tuned. Look forward to finding out how you can do it? Let’s move ahead!

How to Delete Apps on Your Apple Watch

Step #1. Click the Digital Crown to go to Apple Watch Home screen, if you are not already there.

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Step #2. Next up, you will need to press and hold on the app icon which you want to delete.

Step #3. App icon will start to wiggle and a tiny x will appear on its left side. Tap on “x” to remove it

Step #4. Now, tap on Delete App in the popup to confirm.

That’s it! You can’t remove stock apps like, Photos, Maps etc.

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How to Hide Apps via Apple Watch App With iPhone

You can hide specific apps in order to keep your Apple Watch Home screen organized. It’s just as easy.

Step #1. Launch Apple Watch app on your iPhone

Step #2. Tap on My Watch from the bottom

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Step #3. Now, scroll down to view the apps that you have installed on your Watch

Step #4. Next up, you will need to select the app that you wish to hide

Step #5. Turn off the option Show App on Apple Watch

That’s it! From now on, this app won’t show up on your Watch Home screen.

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At any time, if you happen to change your mind, you can unhide the app by following these steps mentioned above.

Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.



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