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Uninstalling AVG AntiVirus for Mac

Applies to

Products:

  • AVG AntiVirus 18.x for Mac

Operating systems:

  • Apple macOS 10.14.x (Mojave)
  • Apple macOS 10.13.x (High Sierra)
  • Apple macOS 10.12.x (Sierra)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.11.x (El Capitan)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.10.x (Yosemite)

To uninstall AVG AntiVirus from Mac, follow the detailed steps in this article.

NOTE: Dragging the AVG AntiVirus for Mac icon to the Trash does not uninstall the program.

Preferred Method

  1. Click the AVG AntiVirus icon in the menu bar, then select Open AVG AntiVirus ....
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  2. Click AVG AntiVirus in the menu bar, then select Uninstall AVG AntiVirus....
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  3. Click Uninstall.
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  4. If prompted, use your Touch ID or enter your administrator User Name and Password and click OK to grant permission for the uninstallation.
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  5. Click Quit.
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The uninstallation is complete.

Alternative Method

If you are unable to uninstall AVG AntiVirus using the Preferred Method, follow the detailed steps below.

  1. Click Go in the menu bar, then select Utilities.
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  2. Double-click Terminal.
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  3. In the Terminal window, type open /Applications/AVGAntivirus.app/Contents/Backend/utils/com.avg.uninstall.app then press Enter.
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  4. Click Uninstall.
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  5. If prompted, use your Touch ID or enter your administrator User Name and Password and click OK to grant permission for the uninstallation.
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  6. Click Quit.
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The uninstallation is complete.

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