How to uninstall extensions & apps from your Chromebook

uninstall chromebook extensions or apps

Quickly uninstall chromebook extensions and applications

Hello everyone, on this post you will learn how to uninstall extensions or apps from your Chrome browser and Chromebook. The guide is straightforward and we have included some photos and even a video for those of you who are more visual like myself. Because Chromebooks run on the underrated Chrome OS, uninstalling unwanted apps and extensions is a bit different from what most of you are used to on your Windows or macOS, anyway, below you will see what I mean.

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Steps to uninstall Chrome extension

extension screenshot removal

  1. Open Chrome browser.
  2. Select More  More tools, then Extensions.
  3. Next to the extension you want to remove, select Remove.
  4. To confirm, select Remove.

NOTE: To remove an extension that’s a button on the browser toolbar, right-click the button and select Remove from Chrome.

Steps to temporarily disable an extension

To temporarily stop using an extension:

  1. Open Chrome browser.
  2. Select More More tools then Extensions.
  3. Turn off the extension you want to disable.

Steps to uninstall an app

right click to uninstall app

  1. In the corner of your screen, select the Launcher then Up arrow
  2. Then, right-click the app you want to remove.

Quick shortcut: On your keyboard, press Shift + Search + Increase volume. Or you can press Shift + Launcher  + Increase Volume.

  1. Select Uninstall or Remove from Chrome.
  2. Select Remove.

Uninstall extensions and apps on Chromebook Video Tutorial

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