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How to Completely Uninstall Application in macOS Catalina 10.15

How to Completely Uninstall Application in macOS Catalina 10.15

Experiencing different operating systems makes our day full of joy. We are enjoying the operating system since it doesn’t have problems and stuck while using it. Installing and testing macOS Catalina 10.15 on different platforms are just amazing. If you installed macOS Catalina on a virtual machine for example in VMware Workstation or VirtualBox then you may enjoy using it. Some people install on PC-Hackintosh and on their Mac. However, macOS Catalina is the latest operating system of Apple inc. It has a lot of valuable features that a user can use without restriction. Nowadays we have several applications for every operating system in order to make it better to use. The same we are in the era of apps, people are installing too many apps in which the operating system gets spammed. Let’s get straight into How to Completely Uninstall Application in macOS Catalina 10.15.

According to Technology, every developer is trying to publish their own app whether it should be useful or useless for the operating system. As a user, you might know that installing different kinds of applications on macOS Catalina can badly damage or harm the computer or even the whole operating system. Once your operating system gets damaged by the application then it is hard to recover it back. Because nowadays most of the application contains virus and malware which is really bad for the performance of an operating system. Keep in mind that, I recommend you install anti-virus on your macOS Catalina because it will protect your Mac from the software which has a virus or bad for your Mac. Your macOS Catalina running slowly? then it might be due to the application you have installed.

Uninstalling applications is very easy and simple. Some users only drag the app in the trash which works for some Mac application. Therefore, you are not sure and not guaranteed that it will completely uninstall the application from Mac. If you drag the application in Trash then sometimes it only removes it but will not remove its space in your macOS Catalina. However, don’t worry overall, you will come to know the useful method in order Completely Uninstall Application in macOS Catalina 10.15.

How to Completely Uninstall Application in macOS Catalina 10.15

There are three useful methods that you can Completely Uninstall Application in macOS Catalina 10.15. The first method is to Uninstall App Manually, second is to uninstall using third-party software, and the third method is to use provided uninstaller. Therefore, you need to follow each in order not to face any problem. Because we will guide each method step by step.

More macOS Catalina Tips & Tricks:

1. Uninstall Applications on macOS Catalina Manually

If the app you want to uninstall doesn’t come with the installer on your Mac. Then you can easily that app manually without any problem. So, if you want to uninstall the app manually then you need to understand the macOS catalog system in a proper way. If you are using Mac newly, then you have to know about the hidden library folder of a Mac. If you don’t do it carefully then you can remove the important file which is good for monitoring your Mac. In down below you can see the manual steps which help you to Completely Uninstall Application in macOS Catalina 10.15.

  1. Go to the Finder and open the Application.
  2. Now select the application which you want to uninstall and move it to trash. Because it is going to remove the service files of the app that you deleted.
  3. You need to open the Finder, select go and go folder. Make sure to check for the app remains in the subfolder. Common file storage that you can check includes:

/Library/Application Support
/Library/Caches
/Library/Logs
/Library/Preferences
/Library/PreferencePanes
/Library/StartupItems
/Library/Cookies

2. Use The Uninstaller for your Mac

Provided Uninstaller

Provided Uninstaller means many app developers especially provide an uninstaller app for Mac. This kind of uninstaller comes with Mac which is downloaded from the internet. Keep in mind that you can’t this uninstaller on the launchpad. Therefore, you can easily find it from the apps folder in Finder if the application has an installer. So, you can also find it in the Apple menu and preference. When you find it then open it and make sure to follow the instruction in order to completely uninstall the application. However, every application has its own steps and interface to uninstall the application. If the first method didn’t work for you then you need to go through this method.

3. Uninstall Application using Third-Party Software

If the above two methods didn’t work well for your Mac. You might get some solid information about uninstalling application in macOS Catalina 10.15. However, there is some application that doesn’t have their own uninstaller. For that, you should be ready to use third-party software in order to completely uninstall any application. So, you may be confused that which software you should use. In this case, in macOS Catalina CleanMyMac is suggested mostly. CleanMyMac’s main task it monitors your PC and will find the unused apps in your Mac. This software will help your Mac to prevent from unwanted apps and which is bad for your Mac.

Uninstall using Third-Party Software

If you haven’t installed CleanMyMac software yet then first of all you need to install it on your Mac. After that, you need to follow the below guidelines in order to completely uninstall application in macOS Catalina 10.15.

  1. When you have installed, you need to open the CleanMyMac software on your Mac.
  2. Now, from the left pane, you have to click on the Uninstaller option under the application.
  3. In the uninstaller window, you will see all the application which you have installed in your macOS Catalina 10.15. You can select the application which you want to uninstall (keep in mind that you select more than one app at the same time). Therefore, you need to check the checkbox next to application.
  4. When you have selected the application, make sure to click on the Uninstall option from the bottom of the screen.

There are many methods to uninstall applications. But these three methods are experienced and very well for Mac. It was the step by step guide on How to Completely Uninstall Application in macOS Catalina 10.15. I hope you understood something new from this article. However, if you faced any kind of problem while following the methods then feel free to drop comments in the comment section below.

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