By navigating to Settings > App Store > and then selecting the Offload Unused Apps option, you may have your iPhone 14 offload unneeded apps.
Our article continues below with further information about utilizing this setting to delete iPhone apps while retaining app data, as well as screenshots of these procedures.
For more information on this issue, see this video on how to offload unused apps on iPhone 14.
How to Allow Your iPhone to Uninstall Apps Automatically
The instructions in this post were carried out using an iPhone 14 running iOS 16.5.
These methods are applicable to most other recent versions of iOS as well as many other iPhone models, including the following:
- iPhone 14
- iPhone 14 Pro
- iPhone 14 Pro Max
Offloading an iPhone app removes the app from the device but does not remove the data associated with that app. This is done so that you may access the data if you elect to reinstall the program in the future.
Step 1: Locate and tap the Settings app icon to open the menu.
Step 2: Scroll down and select the App Store.
Step 3: Scroll down and tap the Offload Unused Apps button to the right to enable it.
In the image below, I have this setting enabled.
You won’t have to worry about your iPhone storage filling up with apps you’re not using now that you know how to offload unused apps on iPhone 14.
You may also unload an app manually by heading to Settings > General > iPhone Storage > selecting the app and selecting the Offload App option.
Offloading iPhone Apps Video
Summary – Using the iPhone’s Offload Unused Apps Option
- Go to Settings.
- Select App Store.
- Turn on Offload Unused Apps.
It’s simple to download new games, video streaming services, and utility apps once you start installing new apps from the App Store on your iPhone.
Many of these apps will be beneficial, but some of them you may not use.
It can be tough to remember to delete these apps on your own, but the iPhone offers a feature that will do it for you.
Hopefully, our article on how to offload unused applications on iPhone 14 has given you the knowledge you need to locate and enable this option so that the device can delete apps you haven’t used in a while.
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