How To Uninstall Microsoft Office Suite?

There are 3 ways to uninstall Office Packages. This will depend if it was purchased through the Microsoft App Store or installed locally on your machine. I would recommend checking the “Program and Features”. If the application is there, then it has been installed locally. If not, then it could be via the Microsoft store. I would recommend using the “Microsoft Removal Tool” first. Then if that does not work, proceed to the Control Panel > Programs and Features.

REMOVING OFFICE DESKTOP APPS – FROM THE APP STORE

Go to Start -> Settings -> Apps > Apps & Features

Under “Apps and features” section, select search. When you type in you can see the Office packages installed.

Click the “Uninstall” button to start Uinstallation process.

NOTE: If individual applications was installed through the store, the you may need to search for example Word, Excel, click on it and select “Uninstall”.

  • Click on the App Store
  • Scroll through the App List for the Office app you don’t want.
  • Click on the Office App to remove and select Uninstall.
  • Repeat above step to uninstall any Office in the Windows Store app you don’t want.

UNINSTALLING OFFICE PACKAGE USING THE MICROSOFT TOOL

You can click on this link to download the Tool to remove the Office Package from your machine

Office Removal Tool

Run the tool and follow the on screen prompts. This may require your machine to be rebooted.

UNINSTALLING OFFICE PACKAGE USING CONTROL PANEL

Go to the Control Panel application. Select “Programs and Features”.

Locate the application which you would like to “Remove / Uninstall

As soon as you highlight the Application, the “Uninstall” button will become available. Click on it and it will proceed with the removal of the package.

It is always best practice to restart your machine once the uninstallation has been completed.

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