Uninstall Android Studio On Mac - Complete Removal Guide

Uninstallation made easier! Usually, apps that are installed from the App Store are easy to uninstall. But apps like Android Studio are difficult to uninstall as they are downloaded as .dmg files from the Internet. However, you can Uninstall Android Studio from your Mac by carrying out the straightforward methods given below.

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Steps To Uninstall Android Studio On Mac

Uninstall Android Studio Using Launchpad

Let Launchpad make your work easy. This app contains a black rocket icon on a gray background. When you aren't able to remove apps by moving them to trash, try Launchpad.

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  • To begin with, open Launchpad from the Dock.
  • Click and hold the Android Studio icon in the Launchpad.
  • Wait until the app jiggles.
  • Click The Cross Mark At The Top Of The Icon. This Will Remove Android Studio From Your Mac.
  • If prompted, confirm your action.
  • Remember to Empty the trash after uninstalling the app.
How To Uninstall Android Studio On Mac

Uninstall Android Studio Using Terminal

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  • Click to open Finder from the Dock.
  • Go to Applications --> Utilities.
  • Give a double-click on the Terminal icon to open the Terminal window.
  • Alternatively, you can launch Terminal from the Launchpad.
  • If prompted, enter the administrator password in the available field and click Continue.
  • Type the following command in the Terminal window and hit the Enter key to uninstall Android Studio from your Mac.
  • rm -Rf /Applications/Android\ Studio.app

  • To delete the files and folders related to Android Studio, input the following commands.

rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/AndroidStudio

rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.google.android.

rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.android.

rm -Rf ~/Library/Application\ Support/AndroidStudio

rm -Rf ~/Library/Logs/AndroidStudio

rm -Rf ~/Library/Caches/AndroidStudio

rm -Rf ~/.AndroidStudio

rm -Rf ~/.gradle

rm -Rf ~/.android

rm -Rf ~/Library/Android

rm -Rf /usr/local/var/lib/android-sdk/

rm -Rf ~/Library/Logs/Google/AndroidStudio*

  • Remember to press Enter after entering the above commands.
  • To remove all the projects created by Android Studio from your Mac, input this command and hit the Enter key.
  • rm -Rf ~/AndroidStudioProjects

  • Exit the Terminal window and Restart your Mac to check if the uninstallation is completed successfully.
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Uninstall Android Studio Using GUI

If using Terminal is not your cup of tea, try uninstalling the Android Studio from your Mac using GUI.

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  • Start by pressing the Command + Option + Spacebar keys simultaneously.
  • Search for Android Studio and click the Add icon below the search box.
  • Choose the option 'are included' from the drop-down list.
  • Next, select the files that are related to Android Studio.
  • For instance, press the Command + A shortcut keys to select all the files and hit the Delete key.
  • Once you have uninstall Android Studio Mac files, Empty the trash.

Now, you have learned How to uninstall Android Studio Mac. For assistance in uninstalling the app from your Mac, contact our technical experts.

How To Uninstall Android Studio On Mac