How to uninstall Keka from the Mac? What is the correct approach to fully remove its leftovers hidden in the system? Is there any tips you should notice during the uninstallation? Now read this post to know how you can totally remove Keka on Mac.
App info: Keka for Mac is a file archiver compress files in a bunch of formats and extract lots of compressed files. The Mac App Store version is priced $2.99, and supports Mac OS X 10.9 and later. You can also get the free version in its official site.
Hereby we will show you three available methods of uninstalling Keka on macOS.
This method is the universal one to uninstall third-party Mac apps. Once installed properly, most apps will be uninstalled after you trashing it and deleting it in Trash.
Once throwing Keka into Trash, you can choose empty the Trash from the Finder menu to clean it up there (note that emptying trash is an irrevocable act). But if there are other items in your Trash, we suggest you to delete Keka individually in the Trash.
What to do if you fail to delete Keka into Trash? In most cases, a message will pop up to remind you that the Keka is still in use. You should quit Keka prior to the uninstall.
There are several options to (force) quit the active Keka on macOS / Mac OS X:
If Keka remains in Dock, right click on it and chose Options > Remove from Dock.
As for the Keka downloaded from the Mac App Store, here is an alternative way:
Once you click the Delete button, Keka will be removed from your system instantly. If you want to use this app in future, you can download it from Mac App Store again.
What else you should do after uninstalling Keka using one of the following methods? Some users may know that both these way do not solve the app leftover issue. How to detect Keka remnants in the hidden system folders? Well, you can use the Search feature in Finder to locate and delete items pertaining to Keka. Here is how to do:
Warning: don’t delete other irrelevant items in the ~/Library folder. After throwing associated items to Trash, use your Mac for a period to see if it still functions well.
Finally we come to the last method of uninstalling Keka (or other unwanted apps). It is an one-stop solution to help you get rid of all components of Keka in a few clicks.
By far you have totally removed all items created by Keka from your system.
Question: which method do you think is the most efficient and hassle-free?