Uninstall (Remove) The Apps Or Client Side Webpart (SPFx) In SharePoint Online

In a previous article, we saw how to install the SharePoint apps and client side web part in SharePoint site. In this article, we are going to see the steps for uninstalling the SP apps and SPFx.

  • Site Owners can remove the app from the SharePoint site
  • Once you remove the apps, the client web part will be removed from all the pages
  • Several circumstances might influence farm administrators and site owners to remove apps from their sites.

For example, an app for SharePoint may no longer be needed or could become too much of a distraction to employees. The following procedure provides steps for removing (or uninstalling) an app.

Steps to uninstall the SharePoint apps

Follow the below steps to remove the app from your SharePoint site.

Step 1

Open your SharePoint site.


Step 2

Then, click on Site content from left navigation or using gear menu.


Step 3

On the Site contents page, select the app and click the ellipsis button, as shown below.


Step 4

After you click the ellipsis button, you can see the “REMOVE” option to uninstall the app.


Step 5

Click on the "Remove" button. It will show the confirmation dialog. Click “OK” for confirmation of removal of the app.


Step 9

Wait until it removes the app or client side webpart.


Finally, the app or client side (SPFx) webpart will be removed from your site.



In this article, we explored how to uninstall the SharePoint apps (.app) and client side web part – SPFX (.sppkg) files in SharePoint Online.

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