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Fail to Remove Amazon Kindle on Your Mac? Get Help Here

  • George
  • Nov 27,2018
  • 55

Last weekend we received a letter, and the email writer asked us about this question:

“How can I remove Kindle (the app and content) from my Mac?”

The solutions vary depend on what result you want to achieve in the uninstall task.

First of all, here is the basic knowledge you should know about Mac app removal…

Normally, uninstalling an app on Mac is quite simple, as you only need to delete the app in Finder’s Applications folder. However, some files created by the app, like the preferences, caches and other related files, still remain in multiple system folders, which occupy your disk space and finally make your Mac a mess.

If you want to get rid of the app-related items scattering around the system, you will need to manually detect any files and folder pertaining to the unwanted app in hidden directories. That requires users to pay a little more time and master the search skill.

To avoid those troubles, you could try the undermentioned method to uninstall Kindle.

Recommended Removal Solution: Using Osx Uninstaller

As a lightweight yet advanced removal tool, Osx Uninstaller offer a one-stop solution for those users who don’t want to waste time in the manual deletion of unwanted apps. Featured with an user-friendly interface and intuitive removal process, this tool allows you to fully remove all components of target app within a few simple clicks.

This video demonstrates how you can delete Amazon Kindle in an effective way

Here are the simple steps to uninstall Amazon Kindle using Osx Uninstaller:

  • 1.Run Osx Uninstaller on Mac
  • 2.Select Amazon Kindle icon
  • 3.Click Run Analysis button

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  • 4.Click Complete Uninstall button
  • 5.Click Yes in the confirmation dialog

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After that, you can click Back to Interface to re-scan the installed apps, or quit Osx Uninstaller directly. Now Amazon Kindle should have gone from the whole system. Note that it requires a valid license key to run Osx Uninstaller smoothly. As a paid software, Osx Uninstaller provides on-time tech assistance and even a full refund on the condition that the team behind this app fails to resolve your uninstall issues.

Don’t want to pay for this handy tool? The only solution left for you is to manually delete Amazon Kindle as well as all the leftovers. Here are the detailed instructions:

Part 1: uninstall Amazon Kindle

  • 1.Quit Amazon Kindle and related process if it is currently running

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  • 2.Open up Finder from the Dock, and head to the Applications folder
  • 3.Locate Amazon Kindle, right click on the icon and choose Move to Trash (alternatively, drag the app icon to the Trash in Dock and drop it into the Trash icon)

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  • 4.Head to the Trash, right click on Amazon Kindle and choose Delete Permanently
  • 5.Click Delete in the confirmation window to execute the uninstallation

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Part 2: delete Kindle leftovers

  • 6.In a Finder window, hold the Option key, and click Go menu from the top bar
  • 7.Choose Library from the Go menu, to access to the hidden system directory
  • 8.As the Library folder opens, type Amazon or Kindle in the search box
  • 9.Click Library below the Search For box to specify the result in this folder
  • 10.Control-click the items whose names contain the search keyword

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  • 11.Right click on any of them, and choose Move to Trash to delete them all
  • 12.Empty the Trash, and reboot your Mac if necessary

That’s how to remove all components of Amazon Kindle without 3rd party tool. If you lack confident to accomplish the task, using Osx Uninstaller is a better option.

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