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I just installed an app that was a waste of my time. The problem is, when I long-pressed the app to delete it, it didn't show an (x). How can I delete it? I've looked through the settings. I'm kind of new to iPods so if this is simple, just say it bluntly.

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What version of iOS are you using? Also, is the iPod jailbroken? –  Mahnax Oct 26 '11 at 23:53
@mahnax I'm using iOS 4.x and it is jb. –  Xan Oct 27 '11 at 2:14
Did you download it with Cydia? –  Mahnax Oct 27 '11 at 3:01
@mahnax Yes, I did. –  Xan Oct 27 '11 at 3:31

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You open up Cydia>Manage and then delete the app. Enjoy!

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