How to uninstall android studio from Ubuntu 16.04 or 18.04?

Removing or uninstalling the android studio from Ubuntu is easy. Using the following instructions we can uninstall the android studio from Ubuntu:

Note: The following steps are tested with both Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04, and 20.04


  • Delete the android-studio folder
  • Delete the sdk folder if it is in not inside the android-studio directory
  • Delete ~/.AndroidStudio/, which contains config and system;
  • Delete ~/.android;
  • Delete ~/.local/share/applications/jetbrains-studio.desktop, if it exists.

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Once we are done uninstalling android studio from ubuntu if we want to install it again here is a good source.

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