Postman Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Postman is a collaboration platform for API development. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Postman from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Postman Silently

Postman 32-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://dl.pstmn.io/download/latest/win32
  2. Download the 32-bit 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: Postman-win32-x.y.z-Setup.exe -s
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Postman (32-bit)
Vendor:Postman
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Postman-win32-x.y.z-Setup.exe -s
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%LocalAppData%\Postman\Update" --uninstall -s
Download Link:https://dl.pstmn.io/download/latest/win32
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/postman-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

Postman 64-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://dl.pstmn.io/download/latest/win64
  2. Download the 64-bit 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: Postman-win64-x.y.z-Setup.exe -s
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Postman (64-bit)
Vendor:Postman
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Postman-win64-x.y.z-Setup.exe -s
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%LocalAppData%\Postman\Update" --uninstall -s
Download Link:https://dl.pstmn.io/download/latest/win64
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/postman-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

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.


How to Uninstall Postman Silently

Check out the Postman Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

Postman Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%LocalAppData%\Postman\Update" --uninstall -s

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.

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