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If you need to uninstall Kindle from your Mac or reinstall the app, use one of the provided below method to do it correctly and safely.


  1. How to uninstall Kindle manually.
  2. How to uninstall Kindle using an uninstaller.

How to delete Kindle manually in usual way

  1. Close the Kindle Client and all the processes related to the app which may work in the background. Go to the Menu bar → click Kindle → select Quit Kindle.
  2. The Quit Kindle menu command is selected

  3. Remove Kindle from the Applications folder.
  4. Kindle application in Finder window

  5. Now you need to find and remove support files of Kindle. Check the following directory to find them:
    • ~Library > Containers >

You can use the Command(⌘)+Shift(⇧)+G key shortcut to directly go to the mentioned above folder. Also, we recommend you checking other subfolders in the system ~Library folder in case Kindle created more service files.

Go to Folder window opened

If you find the manual method of uninstalling Kindle confusing, use the automatic method, which will allow you to uninstall the app with a few clicks.

Uninstall Kindle using App Cleaner & Uninstaller

If you use a special removal tool App Cleaner & Uninstaller, you will need to follow these simple steps to uninstall Kindle from your Mac:

  1. Launch App Cleaner & Uninstaller.
  2. Select the Kindle app from the left section.
  3. Click the Remove button.
  4. Kindle application selected for complete removal with App Cleaner & Uninstaller application

  5. Confirm the deletion.
  6. Confirmation window to uninstall Kindle with App Cleaner & Uninstaller

App Cleaner & Uninstaller will remove Kindle completely with all its caches, logs, preferences and other support files.

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