Uninstalling Android Studio on Mac: A Step-by-Step Guide


Android Studio is a popular Integrated Development Environment (IDE) used for developing Android applications. However, if you want to uninstall it from your Mac for any reason, you might be wondering how to do it properly. In this article, we’ll guide you through the process of uninstalling Android Studio on Mac step-by-step.

Step 1: Close Android Studio and Related Processes

Before uninstalling Android Studio, make sure to close it and any related processes first. To do this, go to the “Activity Monitor” app on your Mac and search for any processes related to Android Studio. Once you find them, select them and click on “Quit Process” to close them.

Step 2: Delete the Android Studio Application

Once you’ve closed all related processes, it’s time to delete the Android Studio application itself. To do this, simply drag the application from the “Applications” folder to the “Trash” folder on your Mac. Alternatively, you can right-click on the application and select “Move to Trash.”

Step 3: Remove Android Studio Related Files

After deleting the application, there might still be some related files left on your Mac. To completely remove them, you need to go to the “Library” folder on your Mac and delete the following files:- com.android.tools.idea.plist- com.google.android.studio.plist- AndroidStudioX.X/- Android/- .gradle/- .android/- .AndroidStudioX.X/Note that “X.X” represents the version number of your Android Studio.

Step 4: Remove Android SDK Files

If you’ve installed Android SDK along with Android Studio, you also need to remove its related files. To do this, go to the “Library” folder again and delete the following files:- Android/- AndroidStudioX.X/- .android/- .AndroidStudioX.X/- .gradle/

Step 5: Empty the Trash and Restart Your Mac

After deleting all related files, empty the “Trash” folder on your Mac to completely remove Android Studio. Finally, restart your Mac to make sure all changes take effect.

That’s it! You’ve successfully uninstalled Android Studio from your Mac. If you have any questions or encounter any issues during the process, feel free to search for answers on forums or reach out to tech support.

People Also Ask

How do I completely uninstall Android Studio?

To completely uninstall Android Studio, you need to close all related processes, delete the application and related files, remove Android SDK files, and empty the Trash folder. Finally, restart your Mac.

How do I uninstall Android SDK on Mac?

To uninstall Android SDK on Mac, you need to go to the “Library” folder and delete the following files: Android/, AndroidStudioX.X/, .android/, .AndroidStudioX.X/, and .gradle/.

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