How to delete apps on LG K40 & K30 / Uninstall app

There can be a multitude of reasons to delete an app on LG K30 & K40.

You may have downloaded an app from the play store and don’t like it. There’s another app that is more functional. You rarely use the downloaded app. You want to free up internal storage space. Abnormal app behavior.

Whatever may be the reason, follow the below screenshots to remove an app temporarily or permanently.

How to remove/delete/uninstall apps from LG K40 & K30

LG K40 Delete Apps – Temporary Deletion

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You can only delete the downloaded apps.

The preinstalled apps and other system apps cannot be deleted.

We have to long-press and app and drag it to the top.

As amazon assistant is a pre-installed app, it cannot be deleted.

I do not get the delete option on the top.

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Now let’s try to uninstall a downloaded app “Video Merge”.

Long-press the app icon and drag it towards the ” Delete” option on the top.

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Drag and place the app icon on “delete”.

A confirmation pop-up appears on the screen.

Tap ” DELETE” to uninstall this app.

LG K40 App Trash / Restore Deleted Apps

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After deleting the app we are on the App trash screen. Hit “APP TRASH” as shown above.

The app we deleted from the home screen is moved to the “APP TRASH” folder.

If within 24 hours your mind changes, you can restore this deleted app.

The Video merge app can be seen in this folder. Hit restore to get back this app.

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You can see the Video Merge app is restored back.

LG K40 Delete Apps – Permanent Deletion

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Let’s delete this app once again by dragging it towards the top and place it on the Delete option.

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To remove the app permanently, we have to empty the app trash folder.

Hit the “Delete” icon on the top right corner.

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Approve the request to permanently delete this app.

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To access the app trash folder anytime, Long-press an empty space on the home screen and select “App trash” as shown above.


how to uninstall apps on lg k40

There is one more way to permanently delete an app on LG K30/K40.

Open Settings > General > Apps and notifications.


how to uninstall apps on lg k30

Select the first option i.e. App info.

Now, we can see all the apps in one place. It includes the system apps as well as the downloaded apps.

Let’s try to delete AcDisplay, which is the first app on the list.lg k30 uninstall app

We are on the App info page of AcDisplay.

Tap the “Uninstall” option as shown above.

Hit “OK” to confirm your action.

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The AcDisplay app is deleted.


Using the same method we have to uninstall apps in safe mode.

Is your K30/K40 is acting abnormally such as freezing, overheating, lagging, etc? A downloaded app may be responsible for this behavior. If your phone is working fine in safe mode, we have to detect the bad app by trial and error method.

You can learn more about the functionality of the LG K30/K40 safe mode in the below post –

LG K30 Safe Mode

LG K40 Safe Mode 


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