A simple, step-by-step guide to uninstall Google Chrome and its support files completely from your macOS device.
Uninstalling Google Chrome is a very straightforward and simple process. In fact, the process is so simple it hardly takes a minute to uninstall Chrome from your macOS device.
However, irrespective of if you are using macOS for quite some time or you have just recently made the switch to it, many tend to forget to remove the supporting files that usually store your bookmarks, profile information, and browsing history as well.
Hence, this guide will properly apprise you on how to effectively uninstall Google Chrome from your macOS device.
Send Chrome App to Trash and Delete Supporting Files
On any macOS device, uninstalling Chrome translates to simply heading to the ‘Applications’ folder on your device and sending it to the ‘Trash’. The rest of the supporting files can be deleted by using the Finder.
First, to uninstall the Chrome app, double-click on the Finder app present on your dock. Alternatively, you can also press the Command+N keys together on your keyboard to open a new Finder window.
After that, on the Finder window, click on the ‘Applications’ tab present on the left sidebar to continue.
Next, from the right section of the window, locate and right-click on the Google Chrome app. Then, click to select the ‘Move to Trash’ option to proceed.
Since you are uninstalling an app, you might be prompted to enter your device password. Once entered, click on the ‘Uninstall’ button to remove it from your device.
After that, click on the ‘Go’ tab present in the menu bar to reveal an overflow menu. Next, locate and click on the ‘Go to Folder’ option to continue. Alternatively, you can also press the Shift+Command+G keys together on your keyboard to open the window.
Now, copy+paste or enter the below-mentioned address in the space provided and press Return on your keyboard or press the ‘Go’ button to proceed. This will open a Finder window to the specified directory.
Now, select all folders present in the directory by pressing Command+A keys together on your keyboard. Once selected, press the Command+Delete keys together on your keyboard to permanently delete all the files from your macOS device.
Note: The number of files and folders present in the directory will vary on personal use.
And that’s it, people, uninstalling Google Chrome from your macOS device is that easy.
Hopefully, this guide will help you completely remove Google Chrome and its associated files from your macOS device.