What is Zoom?

Zoom is a great service for video conferences, webinars, and other similar online events. It has gained particular popularity because of the well-known events related to the coronavirus outbreak around the world. However, if you decided to stop using this app or you no longer need it, you should uninstall it. As it turned out, this is not so easy, since the application leaves behind a lot of garbage (old files, caches, logs, etc.). We advise you to read this article to completely delete Zoom from MacBook and free up extra disk space.

How to remove Zoom from MacBook :

There are two possible ways to delete Zoom from MacBook completely – manual and automatic. Please note that the manual method will require more time and effort from you. In addition, you must be very careful not to delete system files by mistake. Therefore, this method is suitable only for experienced users. The second method is much easier – the program will do everything for you.

Automatic way:

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Also, you can try to delete Zoom manually.

Alternative solution. Step 1: Uninstall Zoom app

MacBook OSX:

  1. Open Zoom.
  2. In the MacBook menu bar, click on zoom.us and select the Uninstall Zoom option
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  4. Click OK to confirm that you want to delete the Zoom from MacBook

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in MacBook OSX

Step 2: Delete Zoom’s leftovers

Once you remove the app, you may proceed to delete all files left by the Zoom app. To do this:

Please be very attentive not to delete important system files, as it may cause damage to your system.

  1. Open Finder
  2. In the Finder top menu, click Go and then select Go to Folder
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  4. Type ~/Library and click the Go button
  5. Now you have to find and delete all the files and folder which contain “zoom” in their names.
    Also, check the following paths to find Zoom’s leftovers:

    ~/Library/Caches
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    ~/Library/Logs
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    ~/Library/Cookies
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    ~/Library/Saved Application State
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In this article, we’ve described two ways to remove Zoom from your MacBook. As for me, the automatic way is much better. Because there is no need to search for something. Just launch CleanMyMacBook and it will completely remove Zoom and all its leftovers by itself. Also, in this case, you protect yourself from deleting something by mistake, which can cause damage to your system. In any case, it’s up to you. I hope this article will help you, if you still have any questions, please feel free to comment.

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