How to Uninstall TeamViewer on Mac OS X
Today, we’ll show you how to uninstall TeamViewer on Mac OS X. A good number applications just don’t want to be deleted and TeamViewer is undoubtedly one of them. Although, it’s not for the reason you’d expect, but you’ll see why quite soon.
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Ok, let’s get down to it! To begin with, you should know that “uninstalling an app” and “removing and application” are two separate things that have two different end results. The reason being? Well, removing an app from your Mac means just removing the application and not all its extra files with it. That means that despite the fact that you get rid of the app, the application leaves behind piles of leftover files on your Mac which end up wasting tons of space.
The good news is that removing an app is easy. It will take just 4 quick steps. Then again, if you really want to uninstall the whole app and each and every one of its files, scroll down to How to Uninstall TeamViewer from Your Mac with CleanMyMac X. However, let’s just take a look at how to remove TeamViewer from your Mac.
Just follow these steps:
- Go to the Applications folder.
- Click-and-hold on the TeamViewer icon.
- Drag the TeamViewer icon to the Trash.
- Control+click on the Trash icon and click “Empty Trash.”
Finished! Well, kind of. As we said above, removing an application by dragging it to the Trash does not uninstall the application from your Mac entirely. Removing TeamViewer from your Mac is a little different, and a little bit more difficult. However as luck would have it, there are many tools that will enable you to completely uninstall TeamViewer from your Mac! Hold on, an app to uninstall applications?! Uh huh. And our recommended Mac uninstalling app is CleanMyMac X. But let’s first look at the manual way to uninstall TeamViewer from Mac OS X.
How to Uninstall TeamViewer on Your Mac Manually
By dragging TeamViewer from the Applications folder to the Trash, you’re just deleting the application and not all its smaller, extra files. So this means that even though you remove the app, the app leaves piles of leftovers on your Mac which then end up wasting tons of space. Which means you’ve got a lot of useless files consuming space on your Mac! But where are the files? Well, TeamViewer places files outside of the Applications folder and when you drag TeamViewer from the Applications folder to the Trash, those files stay in place.
Deleting leftovers from any application is painful because there is usually more than one area that the extras are stored. Plus, you need to find out where they all are! A couple of places where applications might save files include:
Therefore, to completely uninstall TeamViewer from Mac OS X , you’ll need to search around through these folders and delete all files associated with the application.
However, there is a simpler way to completely uninstall any application, including uninstalling TeamViewer from your Mac…
We highly recommend that you download CleanMyMac X. CleanMyMac X is an award-winning Mac tool that uninstalls programs on Mac OS X easily; it makes uninstalling programs on your Mac as easy as can be.
How to Uninstall TeamViewer from Your Mac with CleanMyMac X
After downloading CleanMyMac X (click here to download), follow these steps to remove any application from Mac OS X:
- Click on CleanMyMac X.
- Select Uninstaller in the left menu bar.
- Choose TeamViewer in the center part of the CleanMyMac X menu.
- Click on “Complete Removal” at the top of the CleanMyMac X menu to uninstall TeamViewer.
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