How to Uninstall Globalprotect on Mac

Alicia Santos

Mac, Tutorials

How to Uninstall Globalprotect on Mac

If you are looking to uninstall Globalprotect from your Mac, you have come to the right place. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the step-by-step process of removing Globalprotect from your Mac device. Follow the instructions below to ensure a successful uninstallation.

Step 1: Quit Globalprotect

Before proceeding with the uninstallation process, it is important to quit the Globalprotect application. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the Globalprotect icon located in the menu bar at the top-right corner of your screen.
  2. Select “Quit Globalprotect” from the drop-down menu.

Step 2: Remove Globalprotect Application

In this step, we will remove the Globalprotect application from your Mac. Follow these instructions:

  1. Open Finder by clicking on its icon in the dock.
  2. In Finder, select “Applications” from the sidebar on the left side of your screen.
  3. Locate and click on the “Globalprotect” application icon.
  4. Drag and drop the application icon into Trash or right-click and select “Move to Trash”.

Step 3: Remove Globalprotect Related Files

To ensure a complete removal of Globalprotect, we need to delete its related files. Follow these steps:

  1. In Finder, click on “Go” in the menu bar at the top of your screen.
  2. Select “Go to Folder” from the drop-down menu.
  3. Type in “~/Library” and click “Go”.
  4. Locate and open the “Application Support” folder.
  5. Find the “Globalprotect” folder and move it to Trash.
  6. Go back to the “~/Library” folder and open the “Preferences” folder.
  7. Look for any files starting with “com.paloaltonetworks.Globalprotect” and move them to Trash.

Step 4: Empty Trash

To ensure that all Globalprotect files are completely removed, you need to empty your Trash. Follow these instructions:

  1. Right-click on the Trash icon located in the dock.
  2. Select “Empty Trash” from the pop-up menu.


You have successfully uninstalled Globalprotect from your Mac. Make sure to restart your computer for all changes to take effect. If you ever decide to reinstall Globalprotect in the future, simply follow their installation instructions.

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