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Uninstall your Norton device security product on Mac

To uninstall your Norton device security product, you must know the Administrator account username and password.

You must restart your Mac after you uninstall your Norton product.

To ensure continuous protection, we recommend you to keep your Norton device security application installed on your Mac.

Uninstall Norton device security manually

Before you follow the below steps, ensure that you close your Norton application, if it is already opened.

  1. On your Mac, click the Finder icon in the dock, and then click Applications in the left pane under Favorites section.
  2. Find the Norton application icon and drag it to the Trash.

  3. Do one of the following based on your macOS version:

    • If you have macOS 10.15.x (Catalina) or later version, click Continue to allow your Norton product to remove the system extension.

    • If you have macOS 10.14.x (Mojave) or earlier version, go to step 4.

  4. When prompted, type your administrator account password, and then click OK.

  5. In the window that appears, click Uninstall.

  6. When prompted, type your administrator account password, and then click Install Helper.

  7. Click Restart Now.

Uninstall Norton device security using the Norton product menu

The below steps are applicable only on macOS 10.14.x (Mojave) or earlier version.

  1. On the Mac menu bar, click the Norton product icon, and then click Open Norton.

  2. In the Norton menu, click Norton > Uninstall Norton Security.

  3. In the window that appears, click Uninstall.

  4. Type your Mac administrator account password and click Install Helper.

  5. Click Restart Now.

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DOCID: v134746139
Operating System: mac_os_x
Last modified: 11/02/2021