How to delete apps on Chromebook

Having a Chromebook is great because it doesn’t require huge hard drives, but there are instances where that can be a constraint, Chromebooks today is able to install a group of apps from multiple sources that they can fill up quickly.

You can install apps from the Google play store, Chrome apps, and Linux applications on your Chromebook, so storage can become a concern pretty quickly, and with streaming service that lets you download your favorite movies and show for offline viewing, you could be facing a storage problem in your Chromebook.

Fortunately, deleting apps on Chromebook that you don’t use anymore is pretty straight forward regardless of where they come from, and this is the easiest way to uninstall or delete apps on your Chromebook.

Here’s how to get it done:

Deleting apps on Chromebook

1. Open the Launcher — that’s the circle icon in the bottom-left corner of the screen.

2. Click the up-carrot to view all of your apps.

3. Right-click on the app you want to uninstall by tapping the trackpad with two fingers.

4. Select “Uninstall” or “Remove from Chrome.”

5. Click “Remove.”

Alternatively, if you don’t see the thing you’re looking for in your apps menu, it might not be an app but instead a Chrome extension. 

You can disable a Chrome extension by clicking the three stacked dots in the upper-right corner of a Chrome window and selecting “More tools” and then “Extensions.” Then turn off whichever extension you don’t want anymore.

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