Make use of the PowerShell to remove Phone Link on Windows 11
Today, it is very easy to link your Android phone to your PC and use specific features such as text messaging, phone calls, and file transfers, using the Phone Link software. However, if you no longer need this feature, you might want to uninstall it, but sometimes it is quite difficult to uninstall phone link on Windows 11.
The Phone Link feature will allow you to connect your Android or iPhone to your Windows PC. You can access your phone’s photos and texts on your connected Windows 11 PC once you have signed into the app on both devices using the same Microsoft account.
However, Microsoft does not permit users to remove the phone link software through the Settings app, even though it comes pre-installed with Windows 11. Instead, you must uninstall the software using PowerShell. Don’t worry though, the methods are still quite simple to follow.
Use PowerShell to uninstall Phone Link
Using PowerShell to uninstall Phone Link on Windows 11 is a simple and straightforward way to remove the app. PowerShell is a powerful tool that allows you to manage your Windows system and applications. Follow the steps below to remove the phone link via PowerShell.
- Click the Windows button, type PowerShell in the text bar, and choose Run as Administrator.
- Once you are in PowerShell, input the command below and hit Enter.
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.YourPhone -AllUsers | Remove-AppxPackage
- Doing this should remove the phone link from your device.
Wrapping things up
If you have carefully followed this article to the end, you should be able to successfully uninstall Phone Link on Windows 11. If you have further questions, talk to us via the comment section below.
Finally, if you enjoyed this guide, you will also love this other article that talks about how to change and manage account names on Windows 11.