3 Ways to Completely Uninstall TeamViewer on Mac

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Jerome Mills
Apr 12, 20223 min read

Summary: This guide shows you how to uninstall TeamViewer from Mac in 3 ways.

As more and more people work from home, the need for remote control tool has increased. TeamViewer is one of the best remote control software for macOS. Although it can help you remotely control your desktop and share files, it also has some drawbacks that force people to uninstall it from Mac, such as slow file sharing, insecure issues, annoying pop-ups, pricey plans, etc.

Whatever the reason you want to remove it from your Mac, don't miss this blog where we will show you how to get rid of it in 3 different ways.

3 Ways to Completely Uninstall TeamViewer on Mac

How to Uninstall TeamViewer on Mac with Its Preferences

TeamViewer comes with an uninstall feature that allows you to remove it from your Mac in a matter of seconds. Here's what you need to do.

  1. Open TeamViewer.
  2. Click TeamViewer Menu > Preferences > Advanced.
  3. Scroll the screen to the bottom, and you will see the Uninstall option. To remove TeamViewer, click the Uninstall button. (Check Also delete the configuration files if necessary.)
Uninstall TeamViewer on Mac with Its Preferences

How to Manually Remove TeamViewer from Mac with Finder

Alternatively, you can use Finder to uninstall TeamViewer. This way is a bit complicated for green hands. There are 4 main steps.

  1. Quit TeamViewer

    Quit TeamViewer to avoid any uninstallation failures.

  2. Uninstall TeamViewer App

    Open Finder > Applications, find the TeamViewer icon and drag it to the Trash.

    Uninstall TeamViewer with Finder

  3. Remove TeamViewer's Related Files

    TeamViewer's support files are stored in the following folders. You can use the Go to Folder tool to find and delete them. (Press Shift-Command-G to open the Go to Folder window.)

    • ~/Library/Application Support/TeamViewer
    • ~/Library/Caches/ com.teamviewer.TeamViewer
    • ~/Library/Preferences/com.teamviewer10.plist
    • ~/Library/Preferences/com.teamviewer.TeamViewer.plist
    • ~/Library/Logs/TeamViewer
    • ~/Library/Saved Application State/com.teamviewer.TeamViewer.savedState
    • /Library/PrivilegedHelperTools/com.teamviewer.Helper
    • /Library/LaunchAgents
    • /Library/LaunchDaemons
    • /private/var/db/receipts
    Delete TeamViewer's Related Files with Finder
  4. Empty your Trash.

    After deleting all TeamViewer-related files, don't forget to empty the Trash.

How to Quickly Uninstall TeamViewer on Mac with BuhoCleaner

BuhoCleaner offers you a quicker and easier way to uninstall TeamViewer on Mac. It is a popular Mac app uninstaller that removes TeamViewer with a single click. Its built-in leftover removal feature can help you easily get rid of any residual files of uninstalled apps.

Here's how to use BuhoCleaner to uninstall TeamViewer on Mac

  1. Download, install and launch BuhoCleaner on your Mac.
  2. Click on Application Uninstallation in the sidebar and then click on the Scan button.
    Quickly Remove TeamViewer on Mac
  3. In the result list, find TeamViewer, check the box next to it, and click the Remove button. (You may be asked to quit TeamViewer first if it's in use.)
    Uninstall TeamViewer on Mac with BuhoCleaner


Hopefully, you have removed TeamViewer and all its associated files from your Mac.

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