Sunday 25 June 2023

Uninstalling an application from MacOS

Uninstalling an application from MacOS can be done in a few simple steps. Here's how:

  1. Quit the application: Make sure the application is not running before uninstalling it. To do this, click on the application icon in the Dock and select the "Quit" option.

  2. Locate the application: Applications can be found in the "Applications" folder, which can be accessed through the Finder. Click on the Finder icon in the Dock, then select "Applications" from the left-hand menu.

  3. Move the application to the Trash: Once you've located the application, drag its icon to the Trash icon in the Dock. Alternatively, you can right-click on the application icon and select "Move to Trash".

  4. Remove associated files: Some applications may leave behind associated files even after being moved to the Trash. To remove these files, go to the Finder menu and select "Go" > "Go to Folder". Type in "~/Library/" and press Enter. Look for any folder associated with the application you uninstalled and delete it.

  5. Empty the Trash: Finally, to completely uninstall the application and associated files, empty the Trash. Right-click on the Trash icon in the Dock and select "Empty Trash".

That's it! The application and any associated files should now be completely uninstalled from your MacOS device.

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