How to Uninstall Adobe Flash on Mac

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If you want to uninstall Flash Player on Mac, then you face a problem. Adobe Flash is not displayed on Launchpad or in any folder in the Applications. You can see it in the System Preferences Panes of your Mac only. However, there are two ways to uninstall Adobe Flash on Mac.


  1. Uninstall Adobe Flash manually.
  2. Uninstall Adobe Flash automatically.

Uninstall Flash Player Manually

  1. Go to System Preferences, right click on the Flash Player and select Remove”Flash Player” Preference Pane.remove Adobe Flash
  2. Then open the Finder and go to the Library folder and find the following directory: ~Library/PreferencePanes.
  3. Find and remove the Flash Player subfolder in the PreferencePanes folder.

Mac preference pane location

* Please be careful and make sure that you are deleting the correct pane. Removal of the Apple default System Preferences Panes may damage your system.

Remove Flash from Mac with App Cleaner

App Cleaner & Uninstaller is a special program to completely remove any type of applications from Mac. It automatically finds support files of apps and removes them safely. Watch a short video tutorial on how to uninstall Adobe Flash on Mac using the uninstaller.

Now, we will explain each step in detail:
  1. Download App Cleaner & Uninstaller.
  2. Scan your applications.
  3. Select Flash Player from the list of apps and click the Remove button.uninstall adobe flash
  4. Confirm uninstalling of the to uninstall adobe flash

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