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You Will Soon be Able to Uninstall Progressive Web Apps from Control Panel

You Will Soon be Able to Uninstall Progressive Web Apps from Control Panel

Progressive Web Apps are becoming pretty popular as it gives developers to create websites that can function like a native app. As PWAs can act like actual apps, it seems that Google is set to bring way to let users uninstall PWAs from Control Panel similar to other apps.

Shortly after the company introduced a change to the Chromium repository  , Chrome Story was quick to spot it and the outlet spotted these changes in the platform.

PWA should be able to be uninstalled the same way

a “real app” canSummary:

The change allows installed Web Apps on Windows to be uninstalled from

the ‘Uninstall or change a program’ Control Panel.

Detailed:

Upon the shortcut creation operation, we add an ‘Uninstall Registry’

entry in the Windows registry. The registry entry is well known

and the system reads the entries to populate the Add Remove Programs.

However, as Chromium Story points out, the changes aren’t merged just yet and it’s unclear if we will get the option in the coming days. Although the PWAs already offer an uninstall option, the upcoming changes will make them feel more like actual applications.

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