Signal Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Signal is a cross-platform encrypted messaging service that uses the Internet to send one-to-one and group messages, which can include files, voice notes, images and videos. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Signal from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Signal Silently

Signal Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the Signal Windows Installer
  2. Download the file 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:
    • signal-desktop-win-x.x.x.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Signal
Vendor:Open Whisper Systems
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:signal-desktop-win-x.x.x.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%LocalAppData%\Programs\signal-desktop\Uninstall Signal.exe" /S
Download Link:

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 Signal Silently

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

Signal Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%LocalAppData%\Programs\signal-desktop\Uninstall Signal.exe" /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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