Prevent installing or uninstalling apps on iPad or iPhone


In this tutorial we will be see the steps required to prevent any users from installing or uninstalling any apps on iPad or iPhone. This is a useful tip if you are sharing your iPad with other people especially kids and do not want them accidentally uninstall and install any Apps.

To prevent users from removing or installing apps, press the menu button on your iPad and tap the Settings icon.


In the General Settings, tap the Restriction option and enable restrictions by setting a passcode. In the Restrictions screen, navigate to Installing Apps and Deleting Apps Option.


By tapping them and changing the value to Off would prevent users from removing or installing any apps on iPhone or iPad.

In Category: Apple, iPad

Ravi Shankar

A Software developer and blogger who is always looking to provide technical help to the wider community.

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  • PS June 20, 2012, 1:12 pm

    Excellent.. To the point article

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