How to Uninstall Steam on Mac OS X?


Issue: How to Uninstall Steam on Mac OS X?

I’m sooo angry! Can’t get rid of Steam software on Mac OS. What miracles must be done to remove this program permanently????

Solved Answer

Unfortunately, but you are not the one who has reported us about unsuccessful Steam removal on Mac OS X. However, you should not worry or be angry about that because removal is not that difficult as you may think at first. The main reason why people consider the removal of apps on Mac as a difficult task is their unawareness of what steps should be done and what files have to be removed. Therefore, we are going to explain you how to uninstall Steam on Mac OS X in a comprehensive manner.

First of all, let us clarify what kind of app Steam is and how does it function. As described on the official website, “Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation.” Thus, if you are a devoted gamer, this app may catch your attention. We must admit that this platform is certainly not the one on the market. Nevertheless, it stands out of the others due to community features, in-game functionality, and automated game updating process. We describe this tool to highlight the fact that Steam removal is NOT necessary and there is no security or functionality related issues due to which the app should not be used. If, nevertheless, you don’t want it on your Mac, you should uninstall Steam in order to keep the system optimized.
You can uninstall Steam manually or automatically. It goes without saying that uninstall process performed with the help of professional software is easier and more reliable. If you prefer this option, you can download MacCleanse or MacKeeper software. Both programs are free for download and reliable to use. In case you would like to try manual Steam removal, read this article till the end.

How to Uninstall Steam on Mac OS X?

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Do you know what is the difference between ‘uninstalling’ and ‘removal’ processes? Usually Mac users find them equal, which is not true. In order to remove the program, you just need to:

  • Navigate to Application folder and open it.
  • Find Steam app there and hold it for a while.
  • Move to Trash.
  • Select Empty Trash option.

‘Uninstalling’ process encompasses the steps mentioned above as well. However, the process does not end here. In order to uninstall Steam or any other app on Mac OS X, it’s a must to open a number of other locations and delete all files that are related and can furthermore function in the background. In fact, such file leftovers not function, but rather cause problems in the future. Thus, in order to finish uninstalling Steam on Mac OS, you should also check locations:

/Library/Application Support/

Be very careful and take your time because this process is the most difficult and attention consuming. Don’t skip any files unseen because you may leave Steam-related files and fail to uninstall it properly. If you want to get rid of this application completely without putting the effort, install MacCleanse or MacKeeper. Launch the program and follow the instructions that it provides. Good luck!

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