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How do I uninstall Mathematica?

Windows

Programs in Windows can be uninstalled in Windows 10 and previous versions.

To ensure that Mathematica is completely uninstalled on your computer, remove the following directories as well. Please back up any documents that you want to keep from these directories:

  • C:\Program Files\Wolfram Research\Mathematica
  • C:\ProgramData\Mathematica
  • C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Mathematica
  • C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Wolfram
  • C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Mathematica
  • C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Wolfram

Here, <user> is your username.

These files may be hidden on your computer. You may need to enable your account to see hidden files.
 

macOS

To uninstall Mathematica, please remove the following directories. Please back up any documents that you want to keep from these directories:

  • /Applications/Mathematica.app/
  • /Library/Mathematica/
  • ~/Library/Mathematica/
  • ~/Library/Wolfram/
  • ~/Library/Caches/Wolfram/

These files may be hidden on your computer. To navigate to a hidden folder, open the Finder application. Press Command + Shift + G to open a file search dialog and enter, for example, “~/Library/Mathematica/”. Finder opens the hidden folder.
 

Linux

To uninstall Mathematica, please remove the following directories. Please back up any documents that you want to keep from these directories:

  • /usr/local/Wolfram/Mathematica/
  • /usr/share/Mathematica/
  • ~/.Mathematica/
  • ~/.Wolfram/
  • ~/.cache/Wolfram/
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