How to Uninstall Firefox on My Mac Computer

There are many Internet browsers available, ranging from Internet Explorer to Safari to Firefox. Firefox is a popular choice both for Windows and Mac computer users. However, like any other software program, it's not for everyone. If you've installed Firefox on your Mac computer and no longer want to use the browser, fortunately, you can remove it by following a few steps.


    • 1

      Double-click the "Macintosh HD" icon on your desktop.

    • 2

      Click the "Applications" folder underneath "Places."

    • 3

      Select the "Mozilla Firefox" application and drag it to your "Trash Bin" icon on the bottom right of the screen. Firefox will then uninstall itself from the Mac computer.

    • 4

      Reboot your Mac computer to complete the uninstall process, and you should have successfully uninstalled Firefox.

Tips & Warnings

  • Download an alternative browser if you don't have any other browsers to use besides Firefox. While Macs come pre-installed with Safari, some users prefer not to use the browser. If you need a replacement for Firefox, it's a good idea to get the replacement before uninstalling Firefox.
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