How to Uninstall Google Drive from Mac

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If you set up Google Drive on your Mac and now for some reasons want to uninstall it, follow this article. We will share two ways on how to remove Google Drive completely and safely.

Contents:

  1. Remove Google Drive from Mac manually.
  2. Uninstall Google Drive automatically.

Way 1
Remove Google Drive from Mac Manually

If you were trying to trash Google Drive application by a simple drag & drop, most likely you have seen this message:

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  1. Disconnect your account
  2. Go to the app “Preferences…” from the context menu. In appeared window go to the “Accounts” tab and click on”Disconnect account…

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3. Now you can easily quit the app. To uninstall the app completely you should also remove several folders. Some of them are in hidden folders, to access them you can use ⌘+⇧+G shortcut or just turn on hidden items visibility with our freeware app Funter.

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Macintosh HD > Users > [current user=””][/current] >

  • ~Library/Application Support/Google/Drive
  • ~Library/Caches/com.google.GoogleDrive
  • ~Library/Group Containers/google_drive
  • ~Library/Preferences/com.google.GoogleDrive.plist
  • ~Library/Cookies/com.google.GoogleDrive.binarycookies

4. Next, delete the folder with your files if you don’t need them anymore.

Macintosh HD > Users > [current user=””][/current] > Google Drive

5. Finally, delete Google Drive from the Applications folder.


Way 2
Uninstall Google Drive using App Cleaner & Uninstaller

You can easily remove Google Drive and any other application with a special utility App Cleaner & Uninstaller. Just launch the uninstaller, select the Google Drive app and click to remove it.

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