How to Delete Citrix From Mac

Kyle Wood

Mac, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to delete Citrix from your Mac. If you no longer use Citrix or if you are experiencing issues with the software and want to perform a clean uninstall, this guide is for you.

Step 1: Quit Citrix Receiver

Before you can delete Citrix from your Mac, it is important to make sure that the application is not running. To quit Citrix Receiver, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the Apple menu in the top-left corner of your screen.
  2. Select “Force Quit” from the drop-down menu.
  3. In the Force Quit Applications window, locate “Citrix Receiver”.
  4. Select “Citrix Receiver” and click on the “Force Quit” button.

Step 2: Remove Citrix Receiver from the Applications folder

To delete Citrix Receiver from your Mac, follow these steps:

  1. Open a Finder window.
  2. In the sidebar, click on “Applications” to access your applications folder.
  3. Locate “Citrix Receiver” in the applications folder.
  4. Drag and drop “Citrix Receiver” into the Trash icon located in your Dock.
    • Note: If you cannot find “Citrix Receiver” in the applications folder, it may be located in a different directory. Use Spotlight search or check other folders where you might have installed Citrix.
  5. Right-click on the Trash icon in your Dock and select “Empty Trash” to permanently delete Citrix Receiver from your Mac.

Step 3: Remove Citrix files from Library folders

Citrix creates several files in different Library folders on your Mac. To ensure a complete uninstallation, follow these steps to remove Citrix files:

  1. Open a Finder window.
  2. In the menu bar, click on “Go” and select “Go to Folder”.
  3. In the Go to Folder window, type “~/Library/” and click “Go”.
  4. In the Library folder, open the “Application Support” folder.
    • Note: If you do not see the “Application Support” folder, it may be hidden. To display hidden folders, press Cmd + Shift + Dot (.) keys simultaneously.
  5. Delete the “Citrix Receiver” folder if it exists in the Application Support folder.
  6. Go back to the Library folder.
  7. Open the Preferences folder.
    • Note: If you cannot find the Preferences folder, press Cmd + Shift + Dot (.) keys simultaneously to display hidden folders.
  8. Delete any files or folders related to Citrix Receiver.

Step 4: Restart your Mac

To complete the uninstallation process, it is recommended to restart your Mac.

This will ensure any remaining Citrix files or processes are fully removed from your system.

That’s it! You have successfully deleted Citrix Receiver from your Mac. If you ever decide to reinstall Citrix in the future, make sure to follow the proper installation instructions provided by Citrix.

We hope this guide has been helpful in assisting you with the removal of Citrix from your Mac. If you have any further questions or need additional support, feel free to reach out to the Citrix support team.

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