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CleanMyMac allows you to get rid of various junk files on your Mac: caches, preferences, extensions and other support data of apps. It is a popular Mac uninstaller; however, for various reasons you may need to remove CleanMyMac from the macOS system.

Recently we found a couple of relevant questions on StackExchange platforms: Uninstalled CleanMyMac still shows notifications, CleanMyMac has left folder actions after uninstall. That’s why we decided to explain how to completely remove CleanMyMac.


  1. How to delete CleanMyMac manually.
  2. How to uninstall CleanMyMac with a permanent uninstaller.

How to delete CleanMyMac – the manual way

  1. Quit the application and close all the processes that may be working in the background. For this use Activity Monitor.

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  1. Move CleanMyMac to Trash. Use one of two methods to complete it. You may be asked to enter your administrator password to confirm the activity.
    • Go to Finder → Application folder → Find CleanMyMac → Open context menu → Select Move to Trash or use Command + Delete shortcut.
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    • You can also go to Launchpad → drag and drop CleanMyMac icon to the Trash bin.

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  2. Go to the Library Folder and find and remove all files related to CleanMyMac. Check the next folders.
    • ~/Library/Preferences/
    • ~/Library/Application Support/
    • ~/Library/Caches/
    • ~/Library/Logs/
    • ~/Library/LaunchAgents
    • ~/Library/Cookies

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  3. Don’t forget to empty the Trash to remove the files permanently.

How to uninstall CleanMyMac with permanent uninstaller

If you are looking for a way to delete CleanMyMac on your Mac quickly, we recommend that you use a special application App Cleaner & Uninstaller, which has a great feature – it finds all the remains of already removed apps.

  1. Move CleanMyMac to Trash.
  2. Download App Cleaner & Uninstaller notarized by Apple from our website.
  3. Launch App Cleaner & Uninstaller and scan your apps.
  4. Then go to the Remaining Files tab and remove files related to CleanMyMac.
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With App Cleaner & Uninstaller Pro you can completely remove any software from Mac, find remains, and manage extensions.

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