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Run, Uninstall, Reinstall, and Install Apps

Run App

To run an installed app (those that install with MathWorks® products and apps that you installed separately):

  1. On the desktop toolstrip, click the Apps tab.

  2. At the end of the Apps section, click the down arrow .

  3. In the apps gallery, browse the apps to find the one you want to run.

    Hover over an app button to see a tooltip describing the app.

  4. Click the app button.

You can run multiple custom apps concurrently, including multiple instances of the same app.

Install or Reinstall App

To install or reinstall an app that you or someone else wrote:

  1. On the desktop toolstrip, click the Apps tab.

  2. In the File section, click Install App.

  3. In the Install App dialog box, specify a MATLAB® app installer (.mlappinstall) file, and then click Open.

  4. In the App Installer dialog box, click Install or Reinstall.

    MATLAB installs or reinstalls the app and displays it in the apps gallery.

When you install an app using the .mlappinstall file, MATLAB manages the MATLAB path for you, so you can run the app from the apps gallery without making adjustments to your desktop environment.

Uninstall App

To uninstall an app that appears in the apps gallery under My Apps:

  1. On the desktop toolstrip, click the Apps tab.

  2. On the far right of the Apps section, click the down arrow .

  3. In the apps gallery, under My Apps, right-click the app, and select Uninstall.

    Hover over an app button to see a tooltip describing the app.

MATLAB deletes the app code from disk and removes the app from the apps gallery.

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