How to Delete Apps on LG Smart TVs

Stay neat and organized by removing unwanted LG apps

What to Know

  • Press the remote's Home button to bring up the Home screen on the TV. Use the remote to select the Pencil icon to the right of the apps.
  • Use the left arrow on the remote to go to an app you want to delete and press OK on the remote.
  • Use the remote's up arrow to go to the X at the top of the app. Press OK. Select Yes to remove the app.

This article explains how to delete apps on LG Smart TVs, including WebOS, OLED, and LED Super UHD smart televisions.

How to Delete Apps on LG Smart TVs

Have you gone overboard with adding apps to your LG smart TV or want to remove preloaded apps from your home screen? No problem. Removing apps from your smart TV is easy. It takes only a few seconds, and you can download them again if you ever need them. Here's how to delete apps on LG smart TVs.

  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.

    The Delete button 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.

Why You Should Delete Apps

Adding apps to your smart TV is a great way to expand its capabilities by adding access to movie streaming services like Hulu and Crackle, 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.

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