If you don’t know how to uninstall Google Chrome from your Windows, Mac, or Linux computer, or how to delete Google Chrome browser from your Android device or iPhone/iPad, you come to the right place. In this MiniTool post, you can find the answer you want to know.
Google Chrome is a very popular web browser all over the world. It is available on Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iPhone & iPad. However, Google Chrome may not work well on your device. A good solution is to uninstall and reinstall Google Chrome on your machine.
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Here is how to remove Google Chrome from your Windows, Mac, or Linux computer, disable Google Chrome on your Android device, and delete Google Chrome browser on your iPhone or iPad.
How to Remove Google Chrome from Windows PC?
How to Uninstall Google Chrome on Windows 11?
If you want to uninstall Chrome from your Windows 11 computer, you can follow this guide:
Step 1: Close Chrome if you haven’t done this.
Step 2: Press Windows + I to open the Settings app.
Step 3: Go to Apps > Installed apps.
Step 4: Scroll down to find Google Chrome from the app list. Then, click the 3-dot menu and select Uninstall.
Step 5: Click Uninstall from the pop-up interface to confirm the operation. Then, Google Chrome will be removed from your Windows 11 computer.
How to Uninstall Google Chrome on Windows 10
If you are using a Windows 10 computer, you can use these steps to remove Google Chrome browser from your PC:
Step 1: Press Windows + I to open the Settings app.
Step 2: Go to Apps > Apps & features.
Step 3: Find Google Chrome from the app list and click it, then select Uninstall.
Step 4: There will be a small pop-up window that prompts you to confirm your operation. If you also want to delete your profile information like bookmarks and history, you can check the Also delete your browsing data option. Then, click the Uninstall button to remove Google Chrome from your device.
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How to Uninstall Google Chrome on Windows 8/7/Vista?
If you are still using Windows 8/7/Vista, you can follow these steps to recover Chrome:
Step 1: Open Control Panel.
- On Windows 1 and Vista, you can click the Start menu and select Control Panel to open it.
- On Windows 8, you need to move your mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of your screen. Then, select Settings > Control Panel.
Step 2: Select Uninstall a program or Programs and Features.
Step 3: Select Google Chrome from the app list, then click Uninstall. If you also want to delete the profile information, you need to select Also delete your browsing data.
Step 4: Click Uninstall.
How to Uninstall Google Chrome on Windows XP?
Here is how to remove Google Chrome on a Windows XP PC:
Step 1: Click the Start menu and then select Control Panel.
Step 2: Click Add or Remove Programs.
Step 3: Click Google Chrome.
Step 4: Select Remove.
Step 5: On the pop-up interface, check Also delete your browsing data if you want to delete your profile information. Then, click Uninstall to remove Chrome from your device.
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How to Uninstall Chrome on Mac?
Here is how to uninstall Chrome on your Mac:
Step 1: Quit your Chrome browser if you haven’t done it.
Step 2: Open Finder.
Step 3: Access the folder that contains the Google Chrome application.
Step 4: Drag Google Chrome to Trash.
If you want to delete your profile information, you can follow these steps:
Step 1: Click Go from the top of the screen, then click Go to Folder.
Step 2: Enter ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome to the address bar. Then, click Go.
Step 3: Select all folders in the Chrome folder and then drag them to Trash.
How to Uninstall Google Chrome on Linux?
If you are using Linux, this guide tells you how to uninstall Google Chrome on Linux:
Step 1: Open a terminal window.
- In GNOME, Unity, and Cinnamon environments, you can press Ctrl + Alt + t to open a terminal window.
- In KDE environments, you need to go to Application Menu > System > Konsole to open a terminal window.
Step 2: Enter the uninstall command:
- On Debian-based systems: you need to enter sudo dpkg -r google-chrome-stable.
- On other systems: you need to enter sudo rpm -e google-chrome-stable.
Step 3: Enter the password of your computer if needed.
How to Disable Chrome on Android?
Case 1: Google Chrome is preinstalled on your Android device
If Google Chrome is preinstalled on your Android device, you will be unable to remove it. But you can manually disable it to make it not show on the apps list of your device:
Step 1: Click the Setting app from your Android screen.
Step 2: Tap Apps & notifications.
Step 3: Find Chrome and tap it. If you can’t see it, you need to first tap See all apps or App info.
Step 4: Tap Disable.
After these steps, the Google Chrome browser is disabled and you can’t see it on your device.
Case 2: You have installed Google Chrome manually
You can just long tap the Chrome app on your Android device and then tap Uninstall to remove it.
How to Delete Google Chrome Browser from iPhone or iPad?
Google Chrome is not a preinstalled app on your iPhone or iPad. You can easily delete Google Chrome browser using these steps:
Step 1: Touch and hold the Chrome app for seconds.
Step 2: A menu will pop up. Then, tap Remove. Then, Chrome will be removed from your iPhone/iPad.
Step 3: If you want to uninstall Chrome and delete your profile information, you need to tap Delete.
These are the ways to uninstall Chrome or delete Google Chrome browser from Windows/Mac/Linux/Android/iPhone/iPad. We can find a proper way as per your need. Should you have other related issues, you can let us know in the comments.