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While it may seem an easy task, I will admit when I first started using Honeycomb I used the old school methods of uninstalling apps. However, there is a much easier and simpler method of uninstalling apps on Honeycomb and here is how you do it:

  • Find the app you wish to uninstall, hold down on it.
  • Your screen will then change and in the top right will appear a trash can.
  • Drag your app to that trash can, where it will then confirm uninstallation.
  • Once confirmed, your app will then uninstall and be removed from your device.

This can be done anywhere on your device that apps icons are visible. You will either see remove or uninstall in the top right, depending on where you are but you will always see a trash can beside it.

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Android 101: Uninstalling apps on Honeycomb


I can elaborate. On my Asus EEE Pad Transformer at least - I guess it goes for everyone with Honeycomb.

On homescreen: Hold down on it, drag it to the remove button in upper right corner to remove it - this will NOT remove the app from the tablet.

On program screen: (to access this, hold down on your homescreen background and it will jump in after a few second), then hold down on the app you wish to remove from the tablet and drag it to the trash can in upper right corner.