Welcome to this tutorial on how to uninstall Epic Games Launcher on Mac! If you no longer use Epic Games Launcher or simply want to free up some space on your Mac, follow the steps below to remove it from your system.
Step 1: Quit Epic Games Launcher
Before we begin the uninstallation process, make sure that Epic Games Launcher is not running. To do this, click on the launcher icon in your Dock, and then select Quit. This ensures that there are no active processes associated with the application.
Step 2: Locate Epic Games Launcher
To uninstall Epic Games Launcher, you need to find its location on your Mac. Follow these steps:
- Click on the Finder icon in your Dock to open a new Finder window.
- In the menu bar at the top of the screen, select Go, and then choose Applications.
- Scroll through the list of applications until you find ‘Epic Games Launcher’.
- Select ‘Epic Games Launcher’, and then press Command + Delete.
A confirmation window will appear asking if you want to move Epic Games Launcher to the Trash. Click on ‘Move to Trash’.
Step 3: Remove Leftover Files (Optional)
If you want to completely remove all traces of Epic Games Launcher from your Mac, you can also delete any leftover files associated with it. Here’s how:
- Open a Finder window.
- In the menu bar, select Go, and then choose Go to Folder.
- In the text field, enter ~/Library/Application Support/, and click ‘Go’.
- Locate the ‘Epic’ folder, right-click on it, and select ‘Move to Trash’.
Please note that removing the ‘Epic’ folder may also delete any game files or settings associated with Epic Games Launcher. If you want to keep these files, make sure to back them up before deleting the folder.
Step 4: Empty Trash
To free up space on your Mac’s hard drive, it’s essential to empty your Trash. Here’s how:
- Click on the Trash icon in your Dock.
- In the menu bar at the top of the screen, select Finder, and then choose ‘Empty Trash’.
- A confirmation window will appear asking if you want to permanently delete the items in your Trash. Click on ‘Empty Trash’.
Congratulations! You have successfully uninstalled Epic Games Launcher from your Mac.
If you encounter any issues during the uninstallation process or if Epic Games Launcher is not listed in your Applications folder, you can try using a third-party uninstaller application like ‘AppCleaner’. These applications can help you completely remove unwanted software from your Mac.
I hope this tutorial was helpful to you. If you have any questions or need further assistance, feel free to reach out. Happy gaming!