How to uninstall on a Mac

Asya Karapetyan
Content marketer, who specializes in Mac how-to guides
October 5, 2022
7 minutes to read

Blizzard is a popular platform for game lovers. The Blizzard desktop app is loved by many users due to its simplicity and being free of charge. But, for whatever reason, you might need to uninstall the desktop app, for example, to reinstall it and solve some issues, or you just don’t play games anymore and want to free up space on your Mac from unneeded applications. If you are one of such users, here is a detailed guide on how to uninstall the desktop app from your Mac. uninstalling


  1. How to delete a account.
  2. How to uninstall games manually.
  3. How to uninstall the application using App Cleaner & Uninstaller.

Important notes and methodology used to uninstall games on Mac

  • To uninstall any application on a Mac correctly, you should remove its executable files and its service files created while you were using the app. The same is true for the Blizzard desktop app.
  • Before writing this article, we uninstalled the Blizzard desktop app using its official removal guide and then checked the Mac for the application’s leftovers. In fact, the official removal guide didn’t uninstall the application completely. We found many leftover files on Mac.
  • We used App Cleaner & Uninstaller from Nektony to find Blizzard’s remaining files.
  • This article will provide two ways on how to completely uninstall You can use any of them. If you have questions regarding applications’ uninstallation on Mac, feel free to contact Nektony’s support team. We are experts in all questions connected to cleaning up a Mac and we will be happy to help you.

How to delete a account

By default, there is no option to delete a Blizzard account. The only way to close your account is to submit a request through Blizzard’s website. Please note, it could take up to 30 days to process these requests to close the account. To submit deletion of account, the support team might request your photo ID. When your account is closed, all your personal information and all games in your account will also be removed.

How to uninstall games manually

As mentioned above, to completely uninstall you need to find and remove its service files as well. We will explain how to do this manually.

Before we start
Note that searching for application’s service files manually is time-consuming. Moreover, some applications might spread their files all over the disk and it’s not so easy to find them. If you prefer the easiest and quickest way to remove from your Mac with all of its service files, use App Cleaner & Uninstaller. It will uninstall the app entirely. Even if you have already removed the app, you can find its remaining files. Use this link for Free Download.

Steps on how to manually uninstall from Mac:

  1. Quit
  2. Make sure that there are no running processes in the background associated with For this, open Activity Monitor, search for and close it by clicking the appropriate button in the top-left corner.
  3. Go to the Application folder and remove into the Trash. removing from the Applications folder
  4. Now you should find and remove the leftovers of the Blizzard application. By default, applications store their service files in the system Library folder. This folder is hidden by Apple in order to avoid users from deleting important files necessary for the proper system working. To open the Library folder go to Finder → in the menu bar click Go → select Go to Folder… → in the search field type ~/Library and press Enter.
  5. Go to the Folder search field

    Read in our previous articles other ways on how to get the Library folder.
  6. In the Library folder find and remove all files associated with Blizzard ( You should check the following subfolders:

    • ~/Library/Application Support/…
    • ~/Library/Saved Application State/…
    • ~/Library/Preferences/…
    • ~/Library/Caches/…
    • ~/Library/Containers/…
    • ~/Library/LaunchAgents/…
    • ~/Library/Logs/…
    • ~/Library/PreferencePanes/…
    Library folder showing service files
  7. After you removed all of support files, go to Trash and empty it.
  8. The final step is not mandatory but recommended is to reboot your Mac. Now is completely removed from your Mac.

As we mentioned above, there are some applications that scatter their service files over the Mac hard drive and it can be difficult to find all the leftovers of deleted apps – at any rate it may take too much time. That’s why, in order to save your time and to avoid deleting necessary files accidentally, we recommend that you use a special utility called App Cleaner & Uninstaller. Keep on reading to learn more about this uninstalling tool.

How to uninstall Blizzard using App Cleaner & Uninstaller

App Cleaner & Uninstaller is a program to uninstall applications on a Mac completely without leaving any remains. App Cleaner finds all the service files of the apps efficiently and it even displays the support files of previously removed apps. You can download App Cleaner & Uninstaller and try it right now.
Watch the video to see how easy it is to remove unneeded applications from Mac using App Cleaner & Uninstaller.

Steps on how to uninstall using App Cleaner & Uninstaller:

  1. Launch App Cleaner & Uninstaller and wait until it finishes scanning your apps.
  2. Find and select Battle in the list of applications.
  3. In the Expert mode, you can see all the files associated with, such as caches, preferences, application support, executables, and so on.
  4. Click the Remove button.
  5. Confirm the uninstallation.
  6. Empty the Trash to entirely get rid of

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If you have removed without the uninstaller, you can check your Mac for its leftovers. For this, go to the Remaining Files section. Here you will find all remaining files of previously removed apps. Select unneeded files and remove them.
Confirmation window to remove

That’s all! As you can see, uninstalling apps on a Mac is extremely easy with App Cleaner & Uninstaller.

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