Use Progressive Web Apps

You can use Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) for a fast web experience on your computer or mobile device. You can install the PWA for faster access and additional functionality, like more storage for content to use offline.

Install a PWA

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. Go to a website you want to install.
  3. At the top right of the address bar, click Install .
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions to install the PWA.

Tip: Some apps offer shortcuts to features. To find a list of app shortcuts on a Windows computer, right-click the PWA on the dock.

Uninstall a PWA

Uninstall from a Windows, Mac, or Linux computer
  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. Go to a website you want to uninstall.
  3. At the top right, click More More and then Uninstall [app name].
  4. Click Remove.
    • To clear app data from Chrome, select "Also clear data from Chrome"

Tip: You can also manage PWAs through chrome://apps.

Uninstall from a Chromebook
  1. In your launcher, right-click on the PWA's icon and select Uninstall.
  2. To clear data, choose Also clear browsing data.
    • If you clear browsing data, all site-related data is also removed in Chrome. The next time you visit the site, you'll need to sign in again.
  3. Select Uninstall.

Manage PWA settings

  1. Click on the app in your dock or desktop.
  2. At the top right of the app window, click More Organize.
  3. Select App info and then Settings.
  4. Select the setting you want to update.

Related resources

If you’re a developer, learn how to build and test a PWA.

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