How to Cleanly Uninstall Microsoft Launcher


  • Uninstall Microsoft Launcher without negative effects


  • Moto X1
  • Microsoft Launcher is set to default


  1. Open Settings
  2. Scroll to, and tap Apps
  3. Swipe over twice to All
  4. Scroll to, and tap on Microsoft Launcher
  5. Scroll down and tap Clear Defaults
  6. Now, tap Clear Data
  7. Then tap Uninstall

Additional Notes

Note: Please grant any requests made by the phone (tap "OK") during the last three steps. 

If you have already uninstalled the app by a different method and the phone is getting stuck optimizing apps on startup, re-install Microsoft Launcher, then follow the steps listed above.

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