We’ll learn how to remove or uninstall Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) in Windows 11 in this article. If you want to uninstall WSA from Windows 11, the steps below will show you how to do so in a few simple steps.
We mentioned in a previous post that Windows Subsystem for Android is currently only available in the Beta Channel in the United States for Windows Insiders. It may not be possible to install and use in Windows 11 if you’re in another location.
If you installed it by mistake and it is still not available in your area, simply uninstall it from Windows 11. When it becomes available in your area, you may be able to reinstall it.
Follow the steps below to begin removing Windows Subsystem for Android from Windows 11.
How to remove Windows Subsystem for Android on Windows 11
If you installed WSA but no longer need it and want to uninstall it, follow the steps below.
To get started, go to the Start menu and then to All apps, as shown below.
Then, from the context menu, right-click on the Windows Subsystem for Android app and select Uninstall.
This will display a message stating that the app and all associated data will be removed. To uninstall it, click the Uninstall button.
Next, click on the Start menu > Windows Settings > Apps > Apps & features on the right side as shown below.
Locate the Windows Subsystem for Android tile in the Apps & feature settings pane, then click the ellipse (3 dots) and select Uninstall.
Once WSA is removed, close Windows Settings app and exit.
How to remove Windows Subsystem for Android in PowerShell
Simply open Windows PowerShell as an administrator to quickly remove or uninstall WSA from Windows 11.
Then, to uninstall or remove WSA, use the commands listed below.
Get-AppxPackage "*MicrosoftCorporationII.WindowsSubsystemForAndroid*" | Remove-AppxPackage