To uninstall Malwarebytes for Mac, you have two options:
- Simply uninstall the program through Mac's Help menu.
- Download and run our MB-Mac-Uninstall-Reinstall tool to remove Malwarebytes program files and components, with the option to automatically reinstall Malwarebytes for Mac.
A. Uninstall Malwarebytes for Mac through the Help menu
- Open Malwarebytes for Mac. If you have multiple apps open, make sure Malwarebytes is the one selected.
- At the top of your Mac screen, click Help, then click Uninstall Malwarebytes.
- A prompt appears with the following message:
"This will completely remove the Malwarebytes software. Are you sure you wish to proceed?"
- Click Yes.
- Enter your Mac's password.
- Click OK.
B. Uninstall and reinstall all Malwarebytes software on Mac computer
You can download our uninstall tool to remove Malwarebytes software from your Mac computer, then automatically reinstall the program. This includes Malwarebytes for Mac, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, and any Malwarebytes Business products. You must have a minimum Mac OSX 10.10 Yosemite to run this tool.
- Click HERE to download the tool.
- In your Downloads folder, locate MB-Mac-Uninstall-Reinstall.
- Double-click it to run the tool.
- A window displays "MB-Mac-Uninstall-Reinstall" is an application downloaded from the Internet. Are you sure you want to open it? Click Open to continue.
- A window asks if you wish to proceed with removing all Malwarebytes software from your Mac. Click Yes to consent.
- Enter your Mac's password, then click OK.
- After the tool removes Malwarebytes for Mac, you are given the option to reinstall the program. Click Yes if you want to install the latest version of Malwarebytes for Mac or NO to finish the uninstallation.
- Malwarebytes for Mac automatically opens after reinstallation. We recommend you save your work and restart your device to ensure the program is properly installed.
If you had activated a license key in Malwarebytes for Mac, you may need to input your key again to activate Real-Time Protection. You can manage your subscriptions in My Account, or follow instructions in Activate Premium subscription in Malwarebytes for Mac v4.