Contradictory to public apps, which could work with many different stores, private apps are exclsively built to serve the need of your Shopify store. Private apps could be used for a variety of purposes, including adding more features to your store, accessing store’s data directly via Shopify’s APIs, or extending your Shopify store to other platforms via custom storefronts.
For stores on the trial plan, Shopify restricts the number of private apps store owner could create to five. Other than that, the number of private apps you could create is unlimited.
For apps no longer used in the Apps section in your Shopify store account, you could either uninstall, or delete them.
To delete a private app on Shopify, check out this instruction below:
How to delete a private app on Shopify
- Step 1: Go to Settings, then go to Apps
- Step 2: Click Manage private apps
- Step 3: Click the delete symbol next to the app you want to delete
Step 1: Go to Apps
Log in your store with the store owner’s account, then go to the
Settings field in the bottom right. In Settings, visit
Step 2: Click Manage private apps
Scroll down to the bottom and click
Manage private apps.
Step 3: Click the delete symbol next to the app you want to delete
A list of your private apps is on display. Find the app you want to delete, then click the delete symbol right next to it.
The app is now deleted and permanently removed from your Shopify store.
This article above has guided you through a quick tour with three simple steps on How to delete a private app on Shopify. No matter what the plan you are currently on to run your store, there will undoubtedly be a point where you will find the need to delete some of your private apps.
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