How to Uninstall Tor Browser on Mac and PC

Clare Phang
Last updated: Jun 3, 2024

Summary: In this guide, you'll find how to completely uninstall Tor Browser on Mac and PC.

Thanks to the Tor Browser's multiple layers of encryption, we are able to access the Internet anonymously. Sounds great, right? But that may not be the case. Just as every coin has two sides, the high privacy of Tor Browser comes at the sacrifice of speed. Most of the time, you may gradually lose patience while waiting for the website to load. Thus, you may want to remove it from your computer.

In this article, you will learn how to uninstall Tor Browser on Mac and PC. Let's get started.

How to Uninstall Tor Browser on Mac and PC

How to Completely Uninstall Tor Browser on Mac

Method 1. Manually Delete Tor Browser from Mac

  1. Quit Tor Browser.
  2. Open Finder > Applications.
  3. Locate Tor Browser, right-click on its icon and choose Move to Trash.
    Move Tor Browser Application to Trash
  4. On the Finder window, press Shift + Command + G keys to open the Go to Folder window.
  5. Type in: ~/Library and press the Return key.
  6. Go over the sub folders below to find all files related to Tor Browser and move them to the Trash.
  • ~/Library/Application Support/TorBrowser-Data/ * ~/Library/Preferences/org.mozilla.tor browser.plist/
  • ~/Library/Preferences/org.torproject.torbrowser.plist/
  • ~/Library/Saved Application State/org.mozilla.tor browser.savedState/
  • ~/Library/Saved Application State/org.torproject.torbrowser.savedState/
Manually Remove Tor Browser from Mac
  1. Empty your Trash.

Method 2. Automatically Uninstall Tor Browser on Mac

Alternatively, you can use BuhoCleaner to delete Tor Browser from your Mac within seconds.

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Here's how it works:

  1. Download, install, and launch BuhoCleaner.
  2. Click the App Uninstall in the sidebar, and you will see all apps installed on your Mac.
  3. Find Tor Browser, check the box next to it and click the Remove button.
Remove Tor Browser on Mac Quickly
BuhoCleaner is more than just an app uninstaller; it can also clean and optimize your Mac. Be sure to try out all its features.

How to Uninstall Tor Browser on PC

It is easy to remove Tor Browser from your PC. The steps for different versions may be slightly different. Here, we just take Windows 10 as an example.

How to Uninstall Tor Browser on Windows 10

Tor Browser is installed on the desktop by default. To uninstall it, find the Tor Browser application and Tor Browser folder on the desktop and delete them.

If you happen to change the default installation address when installing Tor Browser, you will not be able to find the relevant folder on your desktop. In this case, you can follow these steps to remove it from your PC forever.

  1. Right-click the Tor Browser icon and select Open file location.
  2. Follow the instruction in the picture below.
Locate Tor Browser Folder on Windows 10
  1. Delete all files in the Tor Browser folder.
Uninstall Tor Browser on Windows 10

Final Words

That's all for how to uninstall Tor Browser on Mac and PC. Hope you can get rid of it without any hassle.

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Clare Phang has been captivated by the world of Apple products since the launch of the iconic iPhone in 2007. With a wealth of experience, Clare is your go-to source for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple.