How to uninstall applications in macOS 2022

Who I am
Carlos Priora
@carlospriora
Author and references

Uninstalling apps on macOS can be a natural errand for everyone, except you don't know how to make sure you don't leave any traces of them behind. To totally delete apps from a Mac requires something different, as we'll show you here. The cycle is really basic and quick, while giving full certainty to the required external program.


Significant realities about uninstalling applications.

Before proceeding with the removal of any application, we accept that it is useful for you to know some significant perspectives about this cycle. What's more, aside from knowing what this interaction includes, you ought to likewise realize what the dangers are that could prompt the full or partial expulsion of an application from your Mac.



Not all applications can be deleted

Regardless of the strategy utilized, there are secure local applications that come previously introduced on the Mac that will not want to be deleted in the slightest. Either on the grounds that they are fundamental for the framework to work regularly or for Apple's business reasons and their yearning to support the utilization of that application or program. The models are Calendar, Calculator, Contacts or Photos.


While you can certainly find apt programs on the Internet to remove them, they may not be viable and regardless of whether they are, they could jeopardize the Mac's activity. In this way, you should remember that you will constantly have certain permanent applications and we prescribe that you don't attempt to erase them in any way. Eventually, on the off chance that you don't utilize them, they won't interrupt everything or take up critical board memory space.


The usual technique may not work

In this post we will show you the two ways to delete programs from your Mac. The first is the usual artwork or strategy, which does not require the use of external applications and is done entirely from the Finder itself. Then we will also reveal how to do a total deletion of these. All things considered, the main strategy may not be the best and for that reason we really want the following.



The way the Mac understands uninstalling projects does not include expelling specific organizers and records related to it, so it will continually keep a little duplicate of it in case we need to introduce it later on. With few projects nothing happens, however supposing there are countless uninstalled applications, the accumulation of these documents can be an issue.


Dangers of deleting a program

Deleting an application from the Mac, whether totally or not, constantly implies specific dangers that have effectively advanced us in past areas. Furthermore, despite the fact that it is not in all cases totally, generally when you erase a program you are likewise erasing admission to the reports made from it. This truly means that regardless of whether you reinstall it, you will need to reproduce them all.


In any case, for consolation, we should tell you that if you observe the correct rules you won't have any serious issues, for example, the framework crashing, securing or losing admission to part of the PC. However, we once more demand that you don't eliminate programs that normally can't be taken out and are given by Apple itself. On the off chance that you do so with them, you could run into issues, as we told you in a past point.


Steps to remove projects

Today we continue to let you know how to uninstall apps on macOS both locally and completely and safely. As well as letting you know how you should deal with that so that no persistent documents are left on the PC that may be consuming extra space.



Exemplary cancellation (from the Finder)

The local, considered the "usual" and most popular method to delete a program or application in macOS is as follows:


  1. Open the application organizer (there is usually an easy path in the left Finder bar).
  2. Select the application you need to delete.
  3. Drag this application to the trash.
  4. Affirm that you need to delete the application.
  5. Override Trash now to delete that tracker as well.
  6. Remove the application from Mac
  7. Complete uninstallation (with third-party applications).

Since the above technique will not ensure the complete removal of the app and sometimes even prevent you from doing so, there is a finished and safe method to do it using third-party designed apps. In the Mac App Store and on the Internet there are several projects that ensure this interaction, so there is not just one option, but many.


The most popular one is AppCleaner, which has an enormously simple activity and is powerful, plus the establishment of this requires a couple of moments. Therefore we are going to tell you how it is done through it, although in the end the technique is like the one that should be possible in other applications like the ones we will show you later on.


The means to follow are as follows:


  1. Download AppCleaner from the program. You can do it from the designer's site.
  2. Enter the application and open it.
  3. Open the application organizer and select the one you need to remove from your Mac.
  4. Drag the application to the AppCleaner.AppCleaner window.
  5. Check each of the containers that appear in AppCleaner to remove all traces of the app.
  6. Once this is done, click "Delete".

As you may have seen, the cycle is really simple. Despite the fact that we demand that AppCleaner is not the main macOS application that enables you to perform this cycle, however being a protected application that we have been utilizing for quite a while, we accept that it is one of the most suitable. Likewise, its interaction point is extremely instinctive and it additionally comes with no advertisements, which is something to consider dealing with a free program. The accompanying applications, despite having an alternative interaction point, could likewise supply this need.


It should be noted that there are other multi-purpose projects that have some experience in removing junk registries (see CleanMyMac or OnyX) that among their capabilities can completely remove programs in a similar way to the above. So, assuming you have one of these as of now you won't have to introduce anything else, as they should be about to complete this cycle.


More progress in eliminating junk documents

Actually, the cycle has not finished removing all traces of the applications, as you must purge the junk safely. To do this we suggest that you place the cursor over the trash symbol and keeping in mind that holding down the alt/select key right-click and select "Undo Trash". This is the protected method to remove any type of document that we have deleted from the trash as well.


In the event that before knowing the technique we have recently shown you to delete applications from Mac you have done it the "exemplary" way, you can rest assured. This shouldn't produce any security issues on your Mac or the equivalent breakage, but supposing you can get to consume a little memory space by having put away the supposed junk documents. These normally remain despite deleting the application in the event that we later reinstall it and want to have specific information and settings from the past establishment. However, on account of utilizations, for example, AppCleaner presently there won't be those leftovers.



add a comment of How to uninstall applications in macOS 2022
Comment sent successfully! We will review it in the next few hours.