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12-29-2009, 04:41 AM
#1
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
Is there a way to...

...delete apps from an iPod Touch after you've reached the 11 page limit? I mean, without doing it through iTunes on a PC.

Thanks.
12-29-2009, 04:43 AM
#2
Joined: Oct 2009
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Of course. Hold your finger on any icon so they will start wiggling, then hit the X to remove.

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12-29-2009, 04:46 AM
#3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iMario View Post
Of course. Hold your finger on any icon so they will start wiggling, then hit the X to remove.
Sorry, I should have been clearer: I mean the apps you can't see any more on the regular pages. Ones you can only find through search.
12-29-2009, 04:56 AM
#4
Joined: Jun 2009
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No way to do this afaik. You`ll need to remove those apps from iTunes only.
12-29-2009, 05:20 AM
#5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ImNoSuperMan View Post
No way to do this afaik. You`ll need to remove those apps from iTunes only.
Ok, thanks, was afraid of that but hoping maybe I was missing something. Very annoying but have to deal with it I guess.

I actually never understood why there was a page limit in the first place, now on top of that have to deal with having to connect to PC (and go make a sandwhich or something while it syncs) just to delete an app I don't want. To those who think this isn't a big deal, imagine you've just downloaded a free trial game (or three) and know you don't like it after playing for a minute or two... Now, you either have to connect to PC to delete it, or risk forgetting it's there... Now imagine if you do this a couple of times a day... Come to think of it, this will almost certainly cause me pause before trying a new game, which isn't good for the devs or anyone.

Just saying, very inconvenient for a very convenient device. Anyone know why this is so? Or if this will be addressed by Apple in the future?
12-29-2009, 05:21 AM
#6
but you can copy the game you want to remove it right now, then remove it, when you want to replay it again,just reinstall it...
12-29-2009, 05:26 AM
#7
Joined: Jun 2009
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Quote:
Originally Posted by adot777 View Post
but you can copy the game you want to remove it right now, then remove it, when you want to replay it again,just reinstall it...
I`m afraid you didnt read the question completely. He is willing to remove these apps but there`s no way to delete them without connecting to the iTunes.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Gabrien View Post
Just saying, very inconvenient for a very convenient device. Anyone know why this is so? Or if this will be addressed by Apple in the future?
Only apple knows for sure about what features will be introduced in the future.

Btw, you can delete these apps if your iPod is jailbroken. Or if you dont want to jailbreak it then you can also use the extra page trick to increase the total number of pages on the iPod (havent tried it myself, seems kinda unstable).