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How to Uninstall Apps on Your Firestick

If your Amazon Firestick is acting up, you might have installed too many apps. Since the Amazon Fire TV Stick only has 8GB storage space, this wouldn’t be surprising. To free up some space and get your device working like new, here’s how to uninstall apps on your Firestick.

How to Uninstall Apps on Firestick

To uninstall apps on your Firestick, go to Settings > Applications > Manage Installed Applications. Then select an app that you want to remove, and select Uninstall. Finally, click Uninstall again when yous see the pop-up warning screen.

  1. Launch your Firestick and select Settings from the top menu. You can access the top menu by clicking up (the top of the big circle) on your Firestick remote. Then click the right button (the right side of the big circle on the remote) to move to Settings.
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  2. Scroll through and click Applications. You have to click the down button (the bottom of the big circle) on your remote to access the Settings options.
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  3. Then click Manage Installed Applications. Here, you will also see how much internal storage you have left. 
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  4. Select an app that you want to uninstall on your Firestick.
  5. Then scroll down and click Uninstall. You will then get a prompt to inform you that you’re about to delete an app and that you will lose data on the app when you do.
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  6. Finally, click uninstall.
How to Uninstall Apps on Your Firestick

Now that you know how to uninstall apps on your Firestick, learn how to free up even more space by clearing the cache on your Firestick.

The cache includes saved data that makes the application run faster, but it can end up taking up a lot of space. Here’s how to clear an app’s cache on Fire TV:

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How to Clear Cache on Firestick

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Then select Applications
  3. Next, select Manage Installed Applications.
  4. Then select an app
  5. Finally, scroll down and click Clear cache. This will only take a few seconds.
How to Uninstall Apps on Your Firestick

If you’re looking to get more out of your Fire TV, be sure to check out our guide on how to control your TV with Alexa.

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