Uninstall a SharePoint (WSP) Solution Package

In this hint, I will elaborate

How to uninstall a SharePoint (WSP) Solution Package?


Steps

Uninstalling a SharePoint Solution from SharePoint farm is performed through two steps:

  • Retract a solution.
  • Remove a solution.

Uninstall a SharePoint Solution via Central Administration.

  • Open Central Administration > System Settings > Manage farm solutions.

Mnaage Farm Solutions In SharePoint

  • In Solution Management > Click on the solution that you need to uninstall it.

Uninstall SharePoint WSP Solutions

  • In Solution Properties > Retract Solution.

Retract SharePoint WSP Solutions

  • Retract Now > Retract From > OK.

Uninstall SharePoint WSP Solutions using PowerShell

  • The solution is now Retracting.

Retracting Solution

  • Wait till the status will be “Not Deployed”

Not Deployed Solution

  • Again, Click on the solution name > Click Remove.

Remove Solution


Uninstall a SharePoint Solution via SharePoint PowerShell.

To remove a sharePoint solution from a farm, you must first retract it using the below Cmdlet:

Retract a SharePoint Solution

 Uninstall-SPSolution -Identity contoso_solution.wsp 

Remove a SharePoint Solution.

After retracting the Sharepoint solution, you can now remove it via the below Cmdlet:

Remove-SPSolution -Identity contoso_solution.wsp

Applies To
  • SharePoint 2013.
  • SharePoint 2016.
  • SharePoint 2010.
See also

How to install and deploy a SharePoint (WSP) Solution Package using PowerShell

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