Here is how to delete apps and stickers from iOS 10 Messages app

Here is how to delete apps and stickers from iOS 10 Messages app

With iOS 10, Apple has revamped its Messages app, making it much easier for users to communicate with their friends and family. You now have a plenty of options to spice up your conversation including options to add stickers and apps. However, let’s imagine if you have dozens of messages apps and stickers then your drawer quickly becomes a mess.

Also read: How to use iMessage in iOS 10

Luckily, there is an easy workaround that you can use to clean up the mess. This means that you can easily remove any stickers and apps from your Messages app.


In this tutorial, we will walk you through the steps to remove a sticker or an app from iMessage. Before we begin, our process of deleting stickers and apps is similar to how you uninstall any apps on your iOS devices.

Steps to remove stickers and apps from the Messages app in iOS 10

Step one: First and foremost, you need to launch the Messages app and select any new conversation thread

Step two: Next up, tap on the A button next to the input field. If you don’t see the A button, all you have to do is to tap the “>” arrow icon

Step three: Tap on the four square icon in the corner to bring up all your messages apps and stickers

Step four: To delete or remove a sticker or an app, all you have to do is to tap and hold that sticker or app until the icon jiggles. After that, you are supposed to tap the X button to delete the chosen sticker from the Messages app

Step five: You can repeat the above-mentioned process to delete any other app or sticker

Note that you now can remove any third-party messages apps or sticker pack right within the Messages app. If you change your mind, you can easily re-install stickers and messages apps into the Messages app from the Messages App Store.

That’s it! iOS 10 comes with tons of new features that may overwhelm you. If you are not a particular tech savvy, make sure that you check our article here

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