Asya Karapetyan
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Despite the popularity of the Tunnelblick app and being free of charge, you may wish to uninstall Tunnelblick for Mac, for example, because you have found its alternative or you do not use a VPN anymore. In this article, we will tell you how to correctly uninstall the Tunnelblick VPN program.


  1. How to uninstall Tunnelblick on Mac manually.
  2. How to remove Tunnelblick using Mac uninstaller.

How to uninstall Tunnelblick on Mac manually

  1. First, quit the Tunnelblick from the Menu Bar.
  2. the Quit Tunneblick menu command selected in the menu bar

  3. Then go to the Applications folder in the Finder and remove the Tunnelblick executable item.
  4. Move to Trash popup menu command for Tunnelblick selected

  5. Now it’s time to find and remove the support files (caches, logs, cookies, etc.) created on your disk while you were using Tunnelblick. Such files are usually stored in the Library folder. To go to the Library, use the Command+Shift+G shortcut and type ~/Library in the search field.
  6. Go to Folder Finder window

  7. Go to the Application Support folder. Here you will find the Tunnelblick subfolder, which contains all the traces of the app. Remove this subfolder.
  8. Choosing Move to Trash option for Tunnelblick Application Support folder in Finder

    Also, we recommend that you check the following folders for Tunnelblick remains:

    • ~/Library/Caches/…
    • ~/Library/Logs/…
    • ~/Library/LaunchAgents/…
    • ~/Library/Saved Application State/…

    If you find any files related to the application, remove them.

  9. And, finally, empty the Trash so as to get rid of Tunnelblick completely and permanently.

Remove Tunnelblick using Mac uninstaller

We have shared with you the manual way of uninstalling programs on Mac. However, you may find that it is inconvenient and takes too much time. Moreover, the manual way is potentially dangerous since, if you accidentally delete the folders of other applications, you can damage their correct operation. Luckily, there is an easier and quicker way of uninstalling programs on Mac, including Tunnelblick. This is possible with a special utility App Cleaner & Uninstaller.

  1. Download App Cleaner & Uninstaller and launch it.
  2. Select Tunnelblick from the list of apps and click the Remove button.
  3. Tunnelblick selected for removal with App Cleaner & Uninstaller

  4. The uninstaller will ask you to confirm the deletion. Here you can see all the files related to Tunnelblick that are going to be deleted. Click to Remove them.
  5. Tunnelblick selected for removal with App Cleaner & Uninstaller

As you can see, with App Cleaner & Uninstaller it takes only a few clicks to uninstall programs on Mac.
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