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How to Uninstall or Delete Apps on Firestick / Fire TV



Delete Apps on Firestick

Amazon Firestick is the best way to watch the latest media contents on TV over the internet. Like smartphones and tablets, you can load all kind of streaming apps to watch movies and TV shows. By deleting or uninstalling the unwanted apps on your Firestick, you can free up some space on your device. It also lets other applications to load the content much faster. At the same time, Amazon App Store is loaded with tons of streaming applications and games. It is not possible to install all those apps due to the less internal storage on Firestick devices. Hence it is necessary to remove the apps that aren’t used most often.

Note: You can’t uninstall or remove the pre-installed applications on Amazon Firestick.

Related: How to install apps on Firestick?

How to Delete Apps on Firestick /Fire TV?

Step 1: On your Firestick home screen, navigate to the Settings menu and then select the Applications section.

Uninstall Apps on Firestick

Step 2: Select Manage Installed Applications.

Delete apps on Firestick

Step 3: Now, scroll down to the application that you want to delete or remove.

Delete apps on Firestick

Step 4: Select the app and click Uninstall to remove it.

Remove apps on Firestick

Step 5: Again, select Uninstall to remove the app.

Delete apps on Firestick

Alternative Way – Delete Apps on Firestick using ES File Explorer

In addition to the above-mentioned method, you can also use the ES File Explorer to uninstall the unwanted apps on your Firestick. ES File Explorer is an advanced file manager that you can use to organize the media files stored locally on your Firestick. Apart from that, it also supports downloading and removing apps.

Step 1: Open ES File Explorer.

If you haven’t downloaded the app, install it from the Amazon app store.

Step 2: On the main screen, click the App icon.

Uninstall Apps on Firestick

Step 3: All the installed applications will appear on the screen.

Step 4: Long press and select the app or apps that you want to delete.

Remove apps on Firestick

Step 5: Click Uninstall to remove the selected apps from your device.

Remove apps on Firestick

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