How to Uninstall Programs on Your Mac?

If you are struggling to get rid of the unnecessary applications on your Mac, here we have brought you some easy steps that will teach you exactly how to uninstall, delete or remove Mac apps and programs.

How to uninstall programs on Mac using the Trash?

  1. Tap on the finder application, it has a blue face.
  2. You will get to see the folder on the left side of the Finder window.
  3. Go through the list programs until you find the icon of the program you want to uninstall.
  4. Tap on the program’s icon to select it for removal.
  5. Tap on File, on the upper-right side of the screen you will see a menu item.
  6. Doing so will show a drop-down menu.
  7. Near the bottom of the File drop-down menu, you will see Move to Trash option. Simply click on it.
  8. After a second of holding the Trash icon, it will move to your Mac’s Dock.
  9. You will see a pop-up menu above the Trash icon. Then tap on Empty Trash option.
  10. Now the program is no longer installed in your Mac computer.

How to uninstall programs on Mac using an Uninstaller?

  1. Tap on the finder application, it has a blue face.
  2. Tap on application folder on the left corner of the Finder window.
  3. Now you need to double-tap on the application’s folder.
  4. After you double-tap, it opens the application’s folder, and you will find the uninstaller application inside.
  5. Double-tap on the uninstaller application and it will launch a new window.
  6. And now you have to follow the on-screen instructions because every program has a different uninstall criteria, the steps you will follow here can be varied.
  7. Make sure you check the Delete Files option to uninstall the program entirely.

How to uninstall programs on your Mac device via Launchpad?

  1. Open the Launchpad. A list of your currently installed applications will come up.
  2. Select the app you want to uninstall.
  3. Tap and hold the app, and after a while, they will start shaking.
  4. Now tap on X option. You will see this small icon in the top-right corner of the app you are holding.
  5. Then tap on Delete option, and it will uninstall the app from your Mac computer.

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