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How to Delete Apps From a Chromebook

Chromebook is a yet simple but a power machine. It allows you to download and install Android apps. Also, you can manage the apps. It also allows you to delete apps in a few steps as often as you want.

However, you cannot remove every installed software from your Chromebook. Some installed apps stay no matter what. But you can delete the Chrome web store and Android apps from your Chromebook.

How to Delete Apps From a Chromebook

If you find that you are not using a particular app and that it’s time to delete it, Chromebook makes this an effortless process.

First, let you discuss how you can delete the apps that are installed from the Chrome Web Store. The simplest method to delete those applications is from the app drawer. For that, follow the following steps below:

Step 1: Click on the “App Launcher” icon and open the app drawer. 

Arrow showing to Open App Launcher

Step 2: You will see a list of all the apps on your Chromebook. If you have many apps, you will have to scroll up and down to view them all. Here, look for the app you want to delete. 

Chromebook Desktop

Step 3: Right-click on the app you want to delete. A context menu will appear, select the “Uninstall” button.

App Uninstall Option on Chromebook

Note:- On some Chromebook, you can also get the “Remove from Chrome” option instead of Uninstall. 

This will remove the application and any data it may have stored from your device. Now, wait for the process to complete.

How to Delete Android Apps from a Chromebook

There are many ways to delete android apps from your Chromebook. You can delete the apps from Settings and Google Play Store. These are the most common way to delete android apps. Let’s discuss them one by one.

1. Using the Google Play Store

The simplest method to delete android apps is from the Google Play Store. Because you have installed it from it, right? Let’s see how we can delete it.

Step 1: Click on the “App Launcher” icon to open the app drawer. Now look for the “Google Play Store” and open it.

Accessing Google Play from the App Launcher

Step 2: It will open the Google Play Store. Here click on your profile icon and click on the “Manage apps & device” option.

Manage Apps on Google Play Store

Step 3: You will get the overview window; click on the “Manage” tab and select the “Installed” option.

List of Install Apps on Chromebook

Step 4: Now to delete the app, select the Android app you want to select then click on to “Delete” icon in the top right corner.

Arrow Pointing to Delete Icon

2. Using Settings

You can also delete the installed android apps from the Settings app. Here are the steps you can follow to do so:

Step 1: On your Chromebook, open “Settings.” For that, click the “Quick Settings Panel” in the lower right corner of your screen. Then click on the gear icon to open the settings.

Accessing Settings on Chromebook

Step 2: The settings window will appear. Select the “App” tab on the left of your screen. Then from the right of your screen select the “Manage your apps” option.

Chromebook Settings

Step 3: Here, you will get a list of Android apps installed on your Chromebook. Select the app you want to manage from the list.

Managing Android Apps on Chromebook

Step 4: For instance, I want to delete the YouTube application. I will select it. In the next window, click on the “Uninstall” button. The option will remove the app from your Chromebook.

Delete Apps From a Chromebook


That’s it; this is how you can delete apps from a Chromebook. If you want to manage the notification and other permission, check our guide on; how to manage your Android apps on Chromebook. You also can check out our Chromebook troubleshooting guide if you are new to Chromebook and Chrome OS.

I hope this Chromebook guide was helpful to you. If you liked the article, share it with your friends. If you have some suggestions or doubts, do not hesitate to leave them in the comments section. We are always there to assist you.

Ajoy Kumar
Ajoy Kumarhttps://thechromeguide.com
I love using Chromebook. So, I created TheChromeGuide.com to share my knowledge of ChromeOS, Chrome and Chromecast.
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