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Evernote is a popular virtual notebook, which allows the users to view notes on any device. But, since its latest update, some users have complained about bugs and process failures when trying to open any note. If you have encountered the same problem and want to delete the app and reinstall or uninstall Evernote completely, then read on. We will tell you how to remove Evernote from your Mac.


  1. Uninstall Evernote on Mac manually.
  2. Uninstall Evernote using App Cleaner & Uninstaller.

Uninstall Evernote on Mac Manually

If you move the app’s icon to Trash and then try to reinstall Evernote, your Mac may tell you that the application is already installed. That’s why it is important to uninstall it correctly and completely. Firstly let’s learn about manual removal.

  1. Quit Evernote from the Dock Panel.
  2. quit option for evernote in dock panel

    If you use Evernote extensions some options may still work in the background. Go to Activity Monitor and check them. Close all running processes related to Evernote.

    Activity Monitor app showing how to quit evernote

  3. Go to the Application folder and move the Evernote application to Trash from the context menu.
  4. removing Evernote app from Finder

  5. Remove service files of the notebook. Go to Library and check the next folders:
    • ~/Library/Preferences/
    • ~/Library/Application Support/
    • ~/Library/Caches/

    Delete all the associated Evernote files from Library.
    Evernote caches in Finder
    *If you don’t know how to open hidden files, check our previous article How to get to Library on Mac and How to show hidden files on Mac.  

  6. Empty the Trash to delete Evernote completely.

Uninstall Evernote using App Cleaner & Uninstaller

You can uninstall Evernote or any other application on Mac in a quicker and easier way. For that use a special software App Cleaner & Uninstaller. This application helps to remove programs on Mac, clear cache files, change extensions and even find leftovers of earlier removed apps.

  1. Download App Cleaner & Uninstaller.
  2. Scan your Application Folder with the app.
  3. Select all support files of Evernote and click the Remove button.
  4. quit option for evernote in dock panel

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