Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing platform that we can use to have a meeting, webinar, chat with clients and colleagues all around the world from our office, home or even cars.
When you are no longer in need of online meetings or you are leaving Zoom because of privacy concerns, you may want to remove Zoom from your computer completely. Here are how to fully uninstall Zoom on Mac and Windows PC.
Uninstall Zoom on Mac
It takes different steps to uninstall the earlier and newer versions of Zoom from Macbook and iMac.
1. Uninstall Zoom version 4.4.53932.0709 and above on macOS
Step 1Launch Zoom.
Step 2On the main page, click zoom.us, and select Uninstall Zoom.
Step 3Click OK to confirm. This will remove Zoom, the application, and its components from your Mac.
2. Uninstall Zoom version 4.4.53909.0617 and below on macOS
Step 1Go to Finder, select the Go tab > Go to Folder…
Step 2Input ~/.zoomus/ and hit Enter to open the Zoom folder.
Step 3Firstly, delete ZoomOpener. Then go to the following folders to remove the related app and data.
Go to /Applications/ and remove zoom.us.app.
Go to ~/Applications/ and remove zoom.us.app.
Go to /System/Library/Extensions/ and move ZoomAudioDevice.kext to Trash.
Go to ~/Library/Application\ Support/ and move zoom.us to trash.
3. One Click Uninstall Zoom and Remove Meeting History
If you want to completely uninstall Zoom, not just remove the app itself, but also all its data, you may use FonePaw MacMaster, an app uninstaller that scans all the installed applications and its related data on macOS and allows you to remove the apps and data in one click so that you can find and select the target app quickly and completely.
MacMaster can also remove all junks out of your Mac, such as system junks, caches, duplicate files, similar photos, and more.
Here is how you can delete Zoom and its leftovers in one process with FonePaw MacMaster.
Step 1Install and launch FonePaw MacMaster.
Step 2Select Uninstaller on the left side of the home screen.
Step 3Tick the box beside Zoom and the related data generated by Zoom will also appear on the right.
Step 4Select Zoom and its related items.
Step 5Hit the Clean button. The uninstallation will get started now.
Step 6After the uninstallation, close FonePaw MacMaster. All done.
Uninstall Zoom on Windows PC
Here is how you can uninstall Zoom on Windows PC.
Step 1Click on the Windows icon.
Step 2Click Zoom on the left bar and right-click on StartZoom to open the sub-menu.
Step 3Click Uninstall on the menu, which will open Windows uninstall a program panel.
Step 4Locate Zoom on the list and click on the Uninstall button.
Step 5Click OK to confirm and Windows will remove Zoom from the computer.
Step 6When the uninstallation is finished, restart your Windows PC. Now Zoom is completely removed from your Windows computer.
That's all you need to know about uninstalling Zoom on Mac and Windows PC. If you want to completely delete the app and its app data, use FonePaw MacMaster. It can keep your Mac clean and give back as much space as possible to you.