Problems on uninstalling Microsoft Launcher

If you are having trouble on uninstalling Microsoft Launcher, it's likely that:
- you have enabled the "double tap to lock screen" feature.  
or
- you set Microsoft Launcher as default Launcher; 
or 
- you are uninstalling Microsoft Launcher from another Launcher; 


-------------Disable Microsoft Launcher as device administrator------------
With it, Microsoft Launcher would be granted a new permission called Device administrator.  Therefore, to uninstall, you first have to remove Microsoft Launcher as a Device administrator.

Here are the steps:

1. Go to system settings -> security (the name might be different depending on the make/model/OS of your phone.
2. Find Device administrators list
3. Under Device administrators uncheck Arrow

----------------Clear default settings of Microsoft Launcher -----------------
Some other cases (Android 5.x+ on some devices ) where user will see the uninstall button grayed out when user enter App Info page of Microsoft Launcher , please click " clear default " button on the same App Info page  of Microsoft Launcher , that will re enable the Uninstall button;

----------------Uninstall within Microsoft Launcher ------------------
please also make sure to uninstall Microsoft Launcher from/within Microsoft Launcher ; 

Now you can uninstall Microsoft Launcher as usual.  But we do hope you to give Microsoft Launcher another shot if you are trying to uninstall it now.  We are constantly improving it based on your feedback.

Thanks for trying out Microsoft Launcher .

  Microsoft Launcher Team 

FAQ

  1. I’ve enabled “Notification badges” in settings, but I don’t see them in my launcher. Either they have stopped displaying after a period of use, or I never see them in the first place.
  2. How can I set the Microsoft Launcher as my default launcher?
  3. Where can I find the settings of Microsoft Launcher?
  4. Can I create a folder on Home screen, dock or App drawer of Microsoft Launcher?
  5. How can I add a new blank page on home screen?
  6. How do I change the wallpaper?
  7. Where are my widgets? How do I add one?
  8. I installed Microsoft Launcher, but I am now using a different launcher. How do I get back to the Microsoft Launcher?
  9. How do I find an app in app drawer?
  10. How do I re-arrange the apps of the Frequently used apps page?
  11. If I remove one app from Frequently used apps page by accident, how to add it back?
  12. When will Microsoft launcher integrate with Next lock screen?
  13. On the Apps page, I have never used some of the apps listed in the “Frequent” apps section. Why are they there?
  14. On the People page, I have never called some of the people listed in the “Frequent” people section. Why are they there?
  15. In the “People” section, why are the icons different for different people? (Phone dialer, text, email icons)
  16. There is only one recent contact shown. How do I view more of my recent contacts?
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  22. What is the word limit for a reminder?
  23. I accidentally “completed” a reminder. How do I get it back?
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