Uninstall Java on Mac


Perhaps you encountered applications that request to install Java? Its installation is quite simple. But subsequent removal without proper knowledge can cause problems. Today we will tell you about two methods of quick Java removal. Java machine is not an application, so it does not appear either in the Launchpad, or in the Application folders. The only place where you can see it – System Preferences. (Highlighted in red)

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You can delete Java plugin through the Applications folder (with some condition) or through the Terminal.

Remove Java from Mac – Method #1 

  • Go to Finder.
  • Go to Applications folder.
  • In search field type “JavaAppletPlugin.plugin”.
  • Trash the file.

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How to uninstall Java on Mac with Terminal – Method #2

    • Launch Terminal Application.
    • Enter the command:

sudo rm -fr /Library/Internet/Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin

  • Enter the password of your account (account must have administrator privileges).

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