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How to Delete an App from your Mac

by Hayate Abul Digital marketer

There is a big difference in standard laptop and Macbook. Both have the different software and features. Macbook has a different operating system. It runs on the OS X operating system of Apple, whereas standard laptops are running on the Windows operating system. Both of these have the different functions.

So, for a new user of Mac, it may be difficult to perform some actions. If you are an old user, over the time your device gets full of lots of apps that you no longer use or stopped working on. To get rid of these apps you need to remove them from your device. There may be different reasons for deleting an app.

You can delete an app directly from your Dock. Follow below-mentioned steps:.

1.    Click & hold the app icon you want to remove.

2.    Drag the app icon to the Trash Bucket icon and release it.

Now, your app will be in the trash. For permanently deleting the app, follow these steps:

1.    Open the Trash ‘Bucket icon’ on your Dock.

2.    Click ‘Empty’ on the top-right corner.

The app will be permanently deleted from your device.

If you want to delete an app downloaded from the App Store, follow the given steps.

1.    Open ‘Launchpad’ of your Mac.

2.    Find the app you want to delete.

3.    Click & hold the app you want to remove, until the app icon does not start motion.

4.    Now, you will get the ‘Cross’ option on the app icon. ‘Click’ on it.

5.    Confirm ‘Delete’ in the popup window.

If you want to delete non-App Store apps from the Finder, follow these steps:

From here you can remove those apps which you have downloaded from the Web.

1.    Open the ‘Finder’ icon.

2.    Select ‘Applications’ on the left sidebar.

3.    Search or Find the app into the list.

4.    Right-click on the app which you want to delete.

5.    Select ‘Move to Trash.’

Now, your app will be in the trash. For permanently deleting the app, ‘Empty’ your Trash bucket.

Mathew Anderson is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup

Source : Mac


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