This article applies to all TeamViewer users working on Mac OS X or macOS.
If you simply drag the TeamViewer application file to your Trash, it will leave its configuration files behind on the computer.
The correct way to uninstall TeamViewer running on Mac OS X or macOS is to use our built-in uninstall button from within the TeamViewer preferences, as explained below. This is available from TeamViewer version 9 and above, for both the Host module as well as the Full Version
Note: The QuickSupport and QuickJoin modules run without any installation, and as such will not contain the following steps. More information on all TeamViewer modules can be found here.
TeamViewer is now uninstalled.
Sometimes it’s not possible to uninstall TeamViewer using the automatic method described above, and you need to remove the app and all of its configuration files manually. Here’s how to do that:
First, remove the TeamViewer app: open Finder, go to the Applications folder, find the TeamViewer.app file, and drag it to the Trash.
Then you will need to manually delete the config files as follows:
chflags nohidden ~/Library/
Now you have removed TeamViewer and all its configuration files. If you need to put TeamViewer back onto the computer, you can download and install it from our website.