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How to delete apps on Chromebook?

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Chromebooks have become increasingly popular for their simplicity and efficiency. However, when it comes to managing apps, some users might wonder how to delete them. Whether it’s to free up space or declutter your device, deleting apps on a Chromebook is straightforward.

Wondering how to delete apps on your Chromebook? This guide will walk you through the steps to uninstall the app on your Chromebook.

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How to uninstall apps on Chromebook?

Uninstalling apps is like cleaning up your digital space. It helps declutter, boost your device’s performance, and create more storage room. Removing apps you don’t use makes your device run smoother and faster. It’s easy to customise your digital experience and ensure your device focuses on what matters to you.

Here are the steps to uninstall apps on Chromebook:

Step 1: Click on the Launcher available at the screen’s bottom left corner.

Step 2: Find the app that you want to uninstall from your Chromebook, and then in the dropdown menu, click on the Uninstall option.

Step 3: A window will pop up to confirm your action. Click on Uninstall.

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Delete apps through settings

If you cannot find the app you want to delete in the launcher, then you can try to uninstall the app from the settings. Here are the steps to delete the apps from the settings:

Step 1: Click on the Clock on the Chromebook shelf, and then in the notification menu, click on the Settings icon.

Step 2: In the side panel, click on Apps and then on the right side of the screen, click on Manage your apps.

Step 3: Find the app you want to uninstall and click on it.

Step 4: Click on the Uninstall button at the top beside the app name.

Step 5: In the pop window, click the Uninstall button to confirm your action.

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Akash Singh

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