Sophos Antivirus is a free application that protects a Mac against malware, viruses, and harmful websites. Many people have problems uninstalling Sophos from their Mac computers, and they continue to receive notifications from the antivirus even after it has been removed. In this post, we'll show you two methods for thoroughly uninstalling Sophos Home from your Mac without leaving any files behind.  


Steps to uninstall Sophos on your Mac

  • Make sure that you have turned on your Mac and is connected to the Internet.
  • Dragging the tool to the trash and emptying the trash will never help you uninstall Sophos on your Mac.
  • You can uninstall the Sophos using the Remove Sophos Home application.
  • If you are a premium user, make sure that you have the Sophos Home account credentials.
  • Open Spotlight on your Mac, search for the Remove Sophos Home, and press the Enter key.
  • Now open the Remove Sophos Home application, and on the Welcome to Sophos Home Removal Application page, click Continue.
  • On the following pop-up window, provide the User Name and Password in the respective fields and click on the Install Helper option.
  • Wait until the uninstallation process gets completed.
  • Then click Close when “The removal was successful message” pops up on the desktop screen.
  • Make sure that the Sophos gets uninstalled on your device.

Uninstall Using Sophos Removal Tool

  • Open the web browser and go to the official web page of Sophos.
  • Search for the Remove Sophos Home application on the web page and download the software that supports your Mac OS.
  • Wait until the downloading process gets completed.
  • Install the software after accepting the terms and conditions.
  • Now launch the software to remove the Sophos Antivirus using Sophos Uninstaller.
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