Published on: 21 Feb, 2017

How to uninstall Ionic framework from NodeJS in Windows?

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If you have an issue with your cordova or Ionic Framework. It would be best if you can just uninstall the framework and reinstall them again. To uninstall them via NodeJS, you can follow those quick line command in NodeJS command prompt.

To uninstall Cordova, following this command:

npm uninstall -g cordova 

To uninstall Ionic framework, following this command:

npm uninstall -g ionic

Once uninstall is complete, you can reinstall the Ionic framework by using the following command line.

npm install -g cordova ionic


15 Mar, 2018
Thank you for the useful update for beginners.
Naveen Bangwal
14 Sep, 2018
Thank you for this help. I was searching for uninstalling ionic and your post helped me.
07 Jun, 2019
Hi this is Anjalai. I am new to ionic . I installed all the need such as ionic,cordova,node.js etc. but still now am facing cordova_not allowed error..How can fix it and what i missed in that? Ionic CLI : 5.0.1 (C:\Users\IS006\AppData\Roaming\npm\node_modules\ionic) Ionic Framework : ionic-angular 3.9.2 @ionic/app-scripts : 3.2.4 Cordova: Cordova CLI : 9.0.0 (cordova-lib@9.0.1) Cordova Platforms : android 8.0.0, browser 6.0.0 Cordova Plugins : cordova-plugin-ionic-webview 1.1.1, (and 14 other plugins) Utility: cordova-res : 0.3.0 native-run : 0.2.3 System: NodeJS : v12.4.0 (C:\node\node.exe) npm : 6.9.0 OS : Windows 10
07 Jun, 2019
Never saw this error before. Have you installed it properly?
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