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Uninstall Norton device security on Mac

To uninstall Norton, you must know the Administrator account username and password.

You must restart your Mac after you uninstall Norton.

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

Uninstall Norton device security using the Norton product menu

  1. On the Mac menu bar, click the Norton 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. Do one of the following based on your macOS version:

    • If you have macOS 10.15.x (Catalina) or later version, type your Mac administrator account password, and then click OK to allow Norton to remove the system extension.

    • If you have macOS 10.14.x (Mojave) or earlier version, type your Mac administrator account password, and then click Install Helper.

  5. Click Restart Now.

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 Norton 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.

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DOCID: v134746139
Operating System: Mac OS X
Last modified: 11/05/2020