How to Delete Apps on LG Smart TVs

Stay neat and organized by removing unwanted LG apps

Have you gone a little overboard with adding apps to your LG smart TV, or do you want to remove preloaded apps from your home screen? Don't worry. Removing apps from your smart TV is easy, and it takes only a few seconds to clear them out. Here's how to delete apps on LG smart TVs.

These steps work many for LG Smart TVs, including WebOS, OLED, and LED Super UHD smart televisions.

Why You Should Delete Apps

Adding apps to your smart TV is a great way to expand its capabilities. Add everything from movie streaming services like Hulu and Crackle to games and screensavers. The LG Content Store has hundreds of apps to browse and download.

Eventually, though, you may realize you have too many apps cluttering your dashboard, and it takes forever to scroll through and find your favorite ones. It's time to declutter.

How to Delete Apps on LG Smart TVs

Take a few moments to go through your apps and evaluate how often you use them. If you haven't used an app in the last few months, consider deleting it. It's easy to download it again if you ever need it.

  1. Press the Home button on your LG remote.

  2. You'll see your Home screen on your TV.

    LG WebOS Smart TV with apps on the bottom row
  3. Use your remote to navigate to the right of the row of apps until you see a pencil icon. Select it to enter Edit Mode.

  4. Using the left arrow on your remote, navigate to the app you want to uninstall and select it by pressing OK on your remote.

  5. Using the up arrow, navigate to the X that appears on top of the app, and then press OK to select it.

    A ghost icon above the Crackle app on an LG TV.
  6. A pop up will appear asking you if you want to remove the app. Select Yes.

  7. Select Done to exit Edit Mode. Your app is now deleted.