Google has been a giant proponent of progressive net apps for some time now, using PWAs for every thing from Google Chat’s desktop software to getting Stadia working on Apple units. Now a change is coming to Chrome for Home windows that can let PWAs carry out extra like conventional Home windows apps in a single key space: the uninstall course of.
Chrome customers on Home windows 10 might quickly achieve the power to uninstall PWAs in the identical manner they’d native apps — through the Management Panel, in addition to from the Settings. The characteristic is at present hidden behind a flag that is not out there within the secure channel, but when all goes based on plan, it ought to make its manner all the way down to all customers quickly.
This transformation permits PWAs to be uninstalled identical to conventional native apps.
This transformation has truly been within the works for some time. We first caught wind of it over a yr in the past again in June of 2019, when Google signaled its intention to permit PWAs to be uninstalled through the ‘Uninstall or change a program’ Management Panel in Home windows. Now it appears just like the characteristic is lastly coming to fruition in a change that can make PWAs behave much more like conventional desktop purposes.