How to uninstall Chrome

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  • How to uninstall Chrome from Mac
  • How to uninstall Chrome from mobile
    • How to uninstall Chrome from Android
    • How to uninstall Chrome from iPhone
  • How to uninstall Chrome and reinstall it
  • How to uninstall Chrome from PC

    You are using a PC with su installed Windows and you would like to understand how to uninstall Chrome from the latter? Then continue reading: below you will find explained how to proceed both on Windows 10 than on older versions of the Microsoft operating system.



    How to uninstall Chrome from Windows 10

    If what you are using is a PC based Windows 10, to be able to uninstall Chrome, first click on Start button (I cheer with the windows flag) located at the bottom left of the taskbar and select the icon of Settings (Quella with l 'gear) on the left of the menu that opens.

    In the window that you see appear on the desktop at this point, click on the item App and locate thegoogle chrome icon in the list of applications installed on your computer, then click on it, press the button Uninstall and confirm what your intentions are by pressing the button again Uninstall in the box that opens.

    Then complete the program removal procedure by pressing the button Yes and then selecting the button Uninstall. If you want to delete the navigation data, remember to tick the appropriate box.

    Next, a web page will open containing a questionnaire, through which you will be asked to indicate the reasons that led you to the removal of Chrome from your computer: if you wish, fill it in (it is not mandatory) and then click on the button Send placed at the bottom of the page, to send it to Google.



    How to uninstall Chrome from Windows 8 / 8.x and earlier versions

    As an alternative to the uninstallation procedure that I indicated in the previous chapter, or if you use a computer based on Windows 8 / 8.x or an earlier version of the Microsoft operating system, you can get rid of Chrome by intervening from the Classic control panel.

    Then access the latter by clicking on Start button (I cheer with the windows flag) on the taskbar, by typing "control panel" in the search field displayed on the screen and selecting the relevant result from those in the list.

    In the window you now see appear on the screen, click on the item Uninstall a program or on that Programs and features (depending on the type of display set), locate Google Chrome in the list of programs installed on your computer and select the relevant entry.

    Next, hit the button Uninstall at the top, then on the button Yes (in the new window that opens) and click the button Uninstall which is located at the top. If you also want to get rid of Chrome's browsing data, also tick the box next to the item Delete your browsing data too?.

    Once the browser has been uninstalled, a web page will open with a questionnaire, through which you can specify the reasons that led you to remove Chrome from your PC. If you want, fill it in (it is not mandatory) and click on the button Send, below, to send it to Google.


    How to uninstall Chrome from Mac

    If you use a Mac and it is your intention to uninstall Chrome, I inform you that you can succeed in your intent by going to act from Finder, regardless of the version of MacOS engaged. How? I'll explain right away, it's child's play!


    All you have to do is start the latter by clicking on its icon (Quella with the smiley face) that you find on Dock bar, and go to the folder Applications, by selecting the appropriate item in the left sidebar. Alternatively, select the item vai at the top left of the screen and click on the wording Applications Present on the menu if you press.

    In the window that will now be shown on your desk, locate thechrome icon among the various applications on your Mac, click on it and, continuing to hold down, drag it to the icon of Trash can present on Dock bar.

    Now, type the Password of your user account (the one you use to access the system) in the window that appears on the screen, in order to confirm the movement of the application, then right-click on the icon of the Trash can, select the voice Empty the trash from the menu that opens and click on the button Empty the trash, to delete the Chrome files from the Recycle Bin (along with any others that may be present in the latter) and complete the operation.


    How to uninstall Chrome from mobile

    Possiedi one smartphone Android or a iPhone and you would like to understand how to uninstall Chrome from mobile? I'll settle you right away: you can find all the explanations you need right below. I want to clarify that the instructions are also valid for the tablet, absolutely nothing changes.

    How to uninstall Chrome from Android

    Being a browser developed by Google, Chrome is included "standard" on the vast majority of smartphones Android (which is an operating system developed by the Mountain View giant). By virtue of this, in most cases, the application cannot be uninstalled in the strict sense of the term, but only deactivated, so as not to appear in the list of apps available on the device and not to occupy additional space on the device memory ( for cache, history etc.).


    Having said that, to get rid of Chrome, take your device, unlock it, access the drawer (the Android screen where all the apps are grouped) and locate thechrome icon, then press on it and, continuing to hold down, drag it onto the item Disable / Uninstall at the top of the screen or on the icon Trash can.

    Then confirm your intentions by tapping on the wording Disable / Uninstall in the box that opens, and that's it. If you are asked if you want erase data of the app, give confirmation of the thing.

    As an alternative to the procedure I have just indicated, you can do this: touch the icon of Settings (Quella with l 'gear) that you find in the drawer, scroll to the new screen displayed, locate the item Applications and tap on it.

    Next, locate thechrome icon in the list of applications installed on the device and click on it. Finally, tap the button Disable / Uninstall and confirm your will by tapping on the item Disable / Uninstall in the box that is shown to you. Again, if you are asked if you wish erase data app, confirm

    Please note: depending on the version of Android, the brand and model of smartphone you are using, the indications I have just given you may differ slightly from what you see on the screen. Personally, to write this chapter, I used a smartphone Samsung Galaxy S6 updated to Android 7.0.

    How to uninstall Chrome from iPhone

    Stai using a iPhone, you can remove the Chrome app from your device in a very simple way: take the "iPhone by", unlock it, access the home screen and locate thechrome icon among those of the various apps installed.

    Next, tap onchrome icon and continue to hold down until it begins to "dance", then tap on "x" appeared in the upper right part of the same and, to conclude, press the button Delete present in the box that is shown to you on the screen.

    As an alternative to the procedure I have just indicated, you can get rid of Chrome from your iPhone by acting from the device settings: to do this, tap on the icon of Settings (Quella with l 'gear) that you find on the home screen and, in the screen that is shown to you, select the items Generali e Free space iPhone.

    At this point, locate Chrome in the list of applications installed on the device and select the relative icon, then tap on the item Delete app and confirm what your intentions are by pressing the button Delete app present in the menu that is shown to you.

    If you want to delete the application while keeping the related documents and data, so that if you have to install Chrome again you can recover everything, select the item Uninstall app and confirm the operation by tapping the button Uninstall app in the menu that appears on the display.

    How to uninstall Chrome and reinstall it

    For completeness of information, I now wish to explain to you how to uninstall chrome and reinstall it, in the event that I had second thoughts about removing the browser or if I had chosen to uninstall it to try to solve any problems and then proceed with a new installation of the software.

    As for the uninstallation procedure, you can follow the instructions I gave you in the previous chapters dedicated to Windows, macOS, Android and iOS, while for what concerns the implementation of a new installation, you can follow the steps that I gave you in my tutorial dedicated specifically to the topic.

    Before uninstalling, however, I suggest you activate the data synchronization in the cloud, so that you can restore them later: to do so, follow the instructions below.

    • Windows/macOS - open Chrome, click on the button with i three dots vertically that you find at the top right and select the item Settings from the menu that opens. In the section People at the top, then click on the wording Synchronization and Google services and press pulsating Attiva. By clicking on the item Gestisci synchronization that you find in the section Synchronization you can also choose which data and information to synchronize and which not.
    • Android - start Chrome, tap the button with i three dots vertically located at the top right and choose the item Settings from the menu that appears. Next, tap on you don't know placed on top, then on the item Synchronization and move up ON the switch located next to the item Synchronization. If you want, you can choose which data and information to synchronize and which not, by acting on the section Types of data which is located further down.
    • iOS - start Chrome, tap the button [...] located at the bottom of the screen and choose the item Settings from the menu that opens. Then select the you don't know at the top of the new screen displayed, then the item Synchronization e carries his ON l'interruttore situato accanto alla dicitura Synchronization. If you want, you can choose which data and information to synchronize and which not from the section Types of data, down.
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