Amazon Chime Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Amazon Chime is a communications service that lets you meet, chat, and place business calls inside and outside your organization, all using a single application. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Amazon Chime from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Amazon Chime Silently

Amazon Chime Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the Chime.x.y.z.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: Chime.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /NAS
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the Amazon Chime Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Amazon Chime, Inc.
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Chime.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /NAS
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%AppData%\Chime\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:
PowerShell Script:
Detection Script:

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.

Additional Configurations

Create a Amazon Chime Installation Log File

The Amazon Chime installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Amazon Chime Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

Chime.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /NAS /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\Chime-Install.log"

Exclude the Amazon Chime Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Amazon Chime installer creates a desktop shortcut by default. If you do not want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to exclude it.

Amazon Chime Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

Chime.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /NAS /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

How to Uninstall Amazon Chime Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Amazon Chime Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Amazon Chime Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

Amazon Chime Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%AppData%\Chime\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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