Best practices: Uninstall XML files for cloud managed

The Best Practices Guide includes deployment recommendations and real-world examples from the Office 365 Product Group and delivery experts from Microsoft Services. For a list of all the articles, see Best practices guide for deploying Office 365 ProPlus.

Cloud Managed needs an uninstall XML file for the following package:

Package

Languages

Office 365 ProPlus

1 language

Office 365 ProPlus

<Configuration> 
    <Remove>
      <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail" > 
         <Language ID="en-us" />
      </Product> 
    </Remove>
    <Property Name="FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN" Value="TRUE" />
    <Display Level="None" />
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component

Explanation

Product ID=”O365ProPlusRetail”

SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being removed

Language ID=”en-us”

The language being removed from Office 365 ProPlus

FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN Value =”True”

Forces any Office apps that are blocking the uninstall of Office to shut down. Data loss may occur.

Display Level="None"

No UI when removing Office 365 ProPlus

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