This post shows students and new users the steps to remove or uninstall the Windows Subsystem for Android on Windows 11. We recently showed you how to install WSA on Windows 11 to allow users to install Android apps from the Amazon Appstore.

If you want to remove WSA from Windows 11, the steps below will show you how to do it with just a few clicks.

In our previous post, we mentioned that the Windows Subsystem for Android is currently only available for Windows Insiders at Beta Channel in the U.S. If it is in another location, it may not yet be possible to install and use it in Windows 11.

If you installed it by mistake and it is still not available in your location, simply remove it from Windows 11. You may be able to reinstall it when it becomes available in your location.

To start removing the Windows Subsystem for Android from Windows 11, please follow the steps below.

How to remove the Windows subsystem for Android from Windows 11

If you install WSA and want to remove it, the steps below will take you there.

First, click on the Start Menu, then go to All applications As shown below.

windows 11 all applications

Then find and right click on the Windows Subsystem for Android application and choose the Uninstall context menu option.

Windows 11 uninstall the Windows subsystem for Android

That will display a message that this app and related information will be removed.

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Then click on the Start Menu ==> Windows Settings ==> Applications ==> Apps and Features or Installed apps On the right side.

Windows 11 application application features

About him Apps and Features configuration panel, find Windows Subsystem for Android tile, then click on the ellipse (3 dots) and select Uninstall.

uninstall Windows subsystem for Android from Windows 11

Once the WSA has been removed, close the Windows Settings app and exit.

How to remove the Windows subsystem for Android in PowerShell

If you want to quickly remove or uninstall WSA from Windows 11, just open Windows PowerShell as administrator.

Windows 11 powershell runs as administrator

Then run the following commands to uninstall or remove WSA.

Get-AppxPackage "*MicrosoftCorporationII.WindowsSubsystemForAndroid*" | Remove-AppxPackage​

That is all!


In this tutorial we have seen how to uninstall WSA from Windows 11. If you find any errors above or have something to add, use the comment form below.

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