Best idea to Uninstall MEGAsync for Mac—Removal Guides

  • Jimmy
  • 18-04-10 6:06
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This is an effective tutorial that helps you how to uninstall MEGAsync on macOS and Mac OS X, and it contains an automatically removal solution, a manually removal solution and a video which teach you how to remove MEGAsync completely from Mac computer without any trouble.

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Some people might ask about how exactly uninstall MEGAsync for Mac:

“I have the problem that one of my two Macs will no longer synchronize with MEGAsync. Tried restarting the Mac, pause / continue MEGAsync, switching MEGAsync service off and on, a ‘warm’ re-install of MEGAsync, but nothing gets it running again. Any idea to remove it quickly?”

You should realize that this removal instruction is able to help you avoid reappeared error messages and potential conflicts between MEGAsync and other Mac applications. Now, let’s get started to learn how to uninstall MEGAsync correctly.

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MegaSync for Mac is a file synchronization tool to help users create a path between a local source folder and a cloud drive so that they can store any format of files to the cloud. Before you can upload and make the storage work, you should create a MEGA account and set up your cloud drive, then select a local source folder for synchronization. Once you finish the sign-up, you will easily copy or update the files you wish to synchronize in the local dedicated folder. The transfer is done instantly.

How to Shut down the app

Always remember to close all process of the target app before you start to remove it, you won’t be willing to receive a fail message during the removal due to it still running at background. Follow the tips bellow to completely quit MegaSyn for Mac:

  • Click the target’s icon on top right corner, and then click the setting icon and choose Quit;


  • Or click the setup on the top left corner near Apple icon, and choose Quit MegaSyn (press Command +Q);

How to Manually Uninstall MEGAsync

Here, we offer the manual approach for you to uninstall MegaSyn for Mac in Finder folder and Library folder, follow the instruction to delete it step by step below:

On Finder:

  • Launch Finder folder on the left of Dock;
  • Then choose Application folder in the left panel;
  • Find the MEGAsync icon and right-click on it, choose Move to Trash;
  • Or hold and drag the icon to Trash;
  • Then MEGAsync will disappear in the list of Application.


On Library:

  • Next step, please click on Go, and select Library, if you can’t find it on the sub-menu, please click on Go to Folder…;

go to folder

  • Enter the specific directory of the Library folder: ~/Library ;
  • Click on Application Support folder, delete MEGAsync associated files inside;
  • Go back to the Library folder, click on Caches, delete all the related caches of MEGAsync;


  • Again, click to open Preferences on Library, and remove those preferences of MEGAsync;

Necessarily, these folders are required to check out for the traces of MEGAsync in your Mac:

  • /Library/C
  • /Library/T
  • /Library/Application Support/;
  • /Library/ Preferences/
  • /Library/Caches
  • /Library/Logs
  • /Library/Cookies
  • /Library/ MEGAsync



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How to Automatically Remove MEGAsync for Mac

So, you’re still finding a much easier way to uninstall MEGAsync for Mac, now you’re actually in the right place, we also offer the automatic way to completely delete MEGAsync on macos Mac OS X, keep reading for the best solution.

1. Download & install Osx Uninstaller from the green button;

2. Launch OU app on Finder:

  • Switch to Finder and select Go –> Applications from the Finder menu > Locate the OU icon and double-click on it.

3. Next follow the guideline of OU to uninstall MEGAsync in three steps:

Step 1: Click on the icon of MEGAsync in the installed app list of OU in step 1, easily click on the green button of “Run Analysis”;

step 1

Step 2: then click “Complete Uninstall”, just wait for a second, MEGAsync will be automatically and completely removed.

step 2

Step 3: You will get a success message in the final step with information of space releasing.

Find more information to get rid of MEGAsync for Mac in this video tutorial bellow:

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More tips: How to completely close an app hiding at background?

We have list the ways to quit MEGAsync on the step “How to shut down the app”, but the thing is that, it is not always work for everyone. For example, if you want to delete an app, but it doesn’t have an X when you trigger jiggle mode, or when you try to delete it old-school style in Finder, you get a message that reads, “The item “[app name]” can’t be moved to the trash because it’s open.”

Why it happens?

It happens because the app is still processing in the background and, for one reason or another, that background process has failed to properly shut down. Cue all the cursing! Or, better yet, read on and I’ll show you how to shut it down and get it gone for good!

To avoid these happening again on your removal, follow the steps below to totally shut down the running app (take MEGAsync for an example):

From Activity Monitor:

1. Click on the Finder icon in your app dock;
2. Select Applications from the Favorites list;
3. Scroll down and double-click on Utilities;


4. Double-click on Activity Monitor;
5. Click the Network button;
6. Type the name of the app (MEGAsync) you are looking for into the Search bar;
7. Select the related process;
8. Click on the X in the upper left corner of the window;


9. Click Quit to confirm that you want to quit the process;

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From Force Quit Window:

1. Negative the Force Quit Window by pressing shortcuts of Command+ Option+ Esc;
2. Select the MEGAsync in the list and hit Force Quit;
3. Click Yes to confirm quit.

Best Idea to Uninstall MEGAsync for Mac—Removal Guides


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