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How to uninstall a package on Synology NAS

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Packages can be easily installed, updated, and removed using just one app on a Synology NAS. Package Center is a powerful suite that lets you manage all installed packages. This guide will show you how to quickly uninstall a package on Synology NAS, running DSM 7.

Not all apps available through Synology’s Package Center are useful to everyone. This is where the ability to uninstall packages comes into play on the best NAS from Synology.

How to uninstall a package on Synology NAS

Regardless of which Synology NAS you’re using, the process of uninstalling a package in DSM 7 will be the same.

  1. Log into your Synology NAS.
  2. Open Package Center.
  3. Click on “Installed Apps.”
  4. Select the app you wish to uninstall.
Synology DSM 7 Uninstall App
Uninstall a package in DSM 7. (Source: NAS Master)
  1. Click on the drop-down menu and click on “Uninstall.”

This will remove all the files for the package from your Synology NAS. It’s possible to reinstall the package at a later date using the Package Center. We’ve gone into detail as to how to install a package on Synology NAS.

As well as being able to uninstall a package, one can also be stopped through Package Center, which is a handy first step to take if you’re encountering issues. Wondering how to stop packages on Synology NAS? You guessed it, this is also a straightforward process.

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