Is 1Password not syncing on your Mac, and now you want to uninstall it completely? Although the process is a bit complicated, it’s doable with a few quick workarounds.
To uninstall 1Password on your Mac, quit the 1Passward app from the Dock, open the “Applications” folder, and move the 1Password icon to Trash. Next, head to the “Library” folder, clear the residual leftovers from various directories, empty the Trash, and restart your Mac.
To make things more understandable, we took the time to write a step-by-step guide on removing 1Password from your Mac manually and with the help of a third-party app.
- Removing 1Password From Mac
- Frequently Asked Questions
Removing 1Password From Mac
If you don’t know how to remove 1Password from your Mac, our following 2 step-by-step methods will help you go through the entire process without much trouble.
Method #1: Removing 1Password From Mac Manually
It is possible to uninstall 1Password from your Mac and manually remove all the app traces in the following way.
Step #1: Quitting 1Password on Mac
In the first step, close 1Password if you have it running. To do this, select 1Password from the Dock and click “Quit 1Password” from the drop-down menu.
Step #2: Moving the 1Password App to Trash
In the second step, you need to move the application to Trash. To do this, open Finder and click on the “Applications” folder in the left panel. Search for the 1Password app from the “Applications” list and right-click on it.
Next, select the “Move to Trash” option from the drop-down pop-up to send the app to Trash.
Step #3: Accessing the “Library” Folder on Mac
In the third step, you must clear the leftover 1Password installation files from the “Library” folder. To do this, press the Command + Shift + G keys on the keyboard to navigate to the “Go to the Folder” search bar.
Next, type “~/Library” in the search bar and click “Go” to view sources from various directories.
Step #4: Checking Directories for 1Password Installation Files
In the fourth step, check a few directories in the “Library” folder to remove 1Password leftovers. For this, remove the entries generally named 1Password or com.agilebits in the “Application Support”, “Application Scripts”, and “Logs” directories in the Library folder.
Now navigate to “Library” > “Caches” > “com.apple.Safari” > “Extensions” and delete the above entries. Do the same under “Library” > “WebKit” > “com.agilebits.onepassword4”.
After removing the installation files and leftovers, clear the Trash and restart Mac to complete the process.
Method #2: Using the App Cleaner & Uninstaller App
It is possible to use a third-party app, like App Cleaner & Uninstaller, to remove 1Password quickly on your Mac in the following way.
- Download the app from the Nectony website and launch it from the Mac’s Dock.
- Click “Applications”.
- Select “1Password”.
- Click “Remove”.
- Click “Confirm”.
- Check the “Remaining Files” tab, remove leftover 1Password traces, and you’re done!
In this guide, we’ve discussed removing 1Passward from Mac and removing all the residual files in the process. We’ve also discussed using a third-party app to uninstall the password manager from your system.
Hopefully, your issue is resolved, and you can now use your Mac without worrying about 1Password storing sensitive information in the macOS.
Frequently Asked Questions
To uninstall the 1Password app from your iOS device, tap and hold the 1Password app on the Home screen till all the apps start to jiggle, tap “Delete App”, and confirm this action by tapping on “Delete” again.