How to uninstall Spotify on Mac

Spotify is a digital music service that gives you access to millions of songs. But if for some reasons you need to uninstall Spotify on your Mac, follow this article. We will share two methods on how to remove Spotify completely and safely.

Contents:

1. How to uninstall Spotify manually
2. How to uninstall Spotify using App Cleaner


Way 1 – Uninstall Spotify Manually

You can delete Spotify manually, but it will require much more time. Here are the steps to uninstall Spotify manually:

  1. First, close Spotify. For this, go to the Menubar, click on Spotify and select Quit Spotify.
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  3. Then remove Spotify from the Applications folder.
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  5. Now you need to find all the service files of the app and delete them. The support files are usually stored in the hidden Library folderhidden Library folder:
    • ~Library/Application Support/Spotify
    • ~Library/Saved Application State/com.spotify.client.savedState
    • ~Library/Caches/com.spotify.installer
    • ~Library/Caches/com.spotify.client
    • ~Library/Preferences/com.spotify.client.plist
    • ~Library/Preferences/com.spotify.helper.plist
    • ~Library/LaunchAgents/com.spotify.webhelper.plist

    You can use a freeware Funter to see hidden files or use the ⌘+⇧+G  shortcut to enter a specific folder.

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    Way 2 – Delete Spotify using App Cleaner & Uninstaller

    App Cleaner & Uninstaller is a program, that removes apps with all their service files. To uninstall Spotify with App Cleaner, follow these steps:

    1. Launch App Cleaner & Uninstaller.
    2. Select Spotify from the list of apps.
    3. Click the Remove button and confirm removal.

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