Uninstall Grammarly on Mac

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Traditionally we are continuing the series of articles about how to uninstall programs and extensions on a Mac. Today, we are going to share the Grammarly uninstallation guide. As always, we will provide two ways on how to delete Grammarly on a Mac – the manual way and the quickest way.

Contents:

  1. How to uninstall Grammarly from Mac Safari.
  2. How to uninstall Grammarly from Firefox.
  3. How to uninstall Grammarly from Chrome.
  4. How to uninstall Grammarly on a Mac manually.
  5. How to uninstall Grammarly on a Mac with a few clicks.
  6. How to deactivate Grammarly account.

How to Uninstall Grammarly from Mac Safari

If you need to uninstall the Grammarly extension from the Safari browser, follow these steps:

  1. Open Safari and go to the Preferences from the Menu bar. 
  2. Switch to the Extensions section, select Grammarly from the list of installed extensions, and click the Uninstall button. 

How to Uninstall Grammarly from Firefox on Mac

If you are a Firefox browser user, please complete the following steps to disable the Grammarly extension:

  1. Open the Firefox browser.
  2. Click the Settings icon in the top-right corner and select Add-ons. 
  3. In the Extensions section, find Grammarly for Firefox and click the Remove button. 

How to Uninstall Grammarly from Chrome

Google Chrome browser users should follow these steps to remove the Grammarly plugin:

  1. Open the Chrome browser, click the Grammarly icon from the toolbar, and select Manage Extensions
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the Remove Extension button. Then confirm its removal. 

How to Uninstall Grammarly on Mac Manually

Now we come to the most important part of the article. If you use the desktop version of Grammarly on your Mac, here is the manual way to uninstall the program, completely and safely.

  1. First, quit Grammarly. 
  2. Then go to the Applications folder and remove the app from there. 
  3. The third step is to find and remove the Grammarly service files. For this, go to the Library folder and check the following subfolders for them:
  • ~/Library/Application Support/Grammarly
  • ~/Library/Caches/com.grammarly…
  • ~/Library/Saved Application State/com.grammarly… 

Also, we recommend that you search for Grammarly service files with the free application, Funter. Funter allows you to find any file, including hidden system files. You can download Funter using this link

As soon as you find and remove all the files related to Grammarly, go to Trash and empty it.


How to Uninstall Grammarly on Mac with a Few Clicks

The last method of the app removal will allow you to not only to uninstall Grammarly on your Mac, but also to uninstall Grammarly extensions from any of your browsers. This is possible, thanks to App Cleaner & Uninstaller. App Cleaner & Uninstaller is a free application, which allows you to uninstall programs completely, find and remove apps leftovers, as well as to remove users extensions. Download App Cleaner from the Mac App Store and follow these instructions:

  1. Launch App Cleaner & Uninstaller. It will automatically scan your Mac for apps, their service files and installed extensions. 
  2. Select Grammarly from the list of applications and click the Uninstall button. 
  3. Then confirm the removal. 

These three steps will remove Grammarly with all their service files, including extensions.
If you want to remove only extensions, just switch to the Extensions section, select unneeded extensions and click the Remove button.

*Read how to delete extensions on Mac using App Cleaner & Uninstaller.

App Cleaner & Uninstaller finds and shows even the remains of already removed apps. So if you have deleted Grammarly manually, you can switch to the Remains section and check for its leftovers.

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How to Deactivate Grammarly Account

And finally, if you want to cancel your Grammarly account, follows these two steps:

  1. Log in to your account using any Internet browser.
  2. Go to the Profile section → Account and click to Delete Account in the bottom-right corner.
  3. It will require your password. Provide it and click the Confirm Deletion button.  

Conclusion

We hope that after this Grammarly full removal guide, you will be able to complete the task with ease. It’s up to you to decide which method to use. The one thing you should remember, however, is to find and remove the apps leftovers as well. Otherwise, service files can clutter your disk space and cause slow Mac performance.


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