How to Uninstall Java from Mac

Numerous Mac users needn’t bother with Java on their PC, however in the event that you happen to have Java introduced and need to expel it from a Mac then you can uninstall Java and JRE with a little exertion.

Uninstalling Java and JRE from the Mac is somewhat more confused than introducing it, as there is no devoted uninstaller app or instrument, and it’s not as straightforward as uninstalling other Mac apps since the segments are part into various areas. Rather you’ll either swing to the charge line, or dive around in the Finder and file framework yourself to evacuate Java in Mac OS. We’ll demonstrate to you proper methodologies to expel java using the two strategies.

Note that by expelling Java you will lose the capacity to run all Java apps or Java subordinate apps and applets, either independently, independent, or by means of the web. You would clearly not have any desire to uninstall Java if an app or web app you use requires Java. An elective alternative is essentially handicap Java rather, which turns it off however does not expel it from the PC.

Removeing the Java Runtime

This is sufficiently simple. Open up a Terminal window and glue in the accompanying two lines. You’ll be incited for your secret word.

  • sudo rm – fr/Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin
  • sudo rm – fr/Library/PreferencePanes/JavaControlPanel.prefpane

Done! Presently you can close and revive the System Preferences window to see that the symbol is no more.

Delete the Java JDK

The java advancement unit is unique in relation to the runtime, and to expel that, you’ll have to run an alternate charge and look in an alternate folder to check whether it even is introduced (for the most part it’s definitely not). Open up a Terminal window and sort in (or glue) the accompanying summon to change to the right folder:


And afterward use “ls” at the provoke to check whether there is anything in there. For my situation, there was. So then you’ll compose in the accompanying:

sudo rm – rf jdk1

And after that use the TAB key to make the shell finish the file name. It should look something like the accompanying screen capture, yet the number may be distinctive for your situation. That ought to be all you have to do.

Uninstall Oracle Java using the Terminal

Note: To uninstall Java, you should have Administrator benefits and execute the evacuate summon either as root or by using the sudo device.

  • Evacuate one registry and one file (a symlink), as takes after:
  • Tap on the Finder symbol situated in your dock
  • Tap on the Utilities folder
  • Double tap on the Terminal symbol
  • In the Terminal window Copy and Paste the summons beneath:

sudo rm – fr/Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin

sudo rm – fr/Library/PreferencePanes/JavaControlPanel.prefPane

sudo rm – fr ~/Library/Application\ Support/Java

Try not to endeavor to uninstall Java by expelling the Java instruments from/usr/canister. This index is a piece of the framework programming and any progressions will be reset by Apple whenever you play out a refresh of the OS.

Uninstall Java from Mac manually

Prophet Java can be manually uninstalled from your Mac in a few ways. The primary technique portrayed beneath includes moving the Java Plugin file (Java.AppletPlugin.plugin) to waste. The other workaround permits taking care of business by entering a particular order in the Terminal.

Uninstall Java by evacuating the Java Plugin file

  • Go to Finder → Applications
  • Type or glue JavaAppletPlugin.plugin in the pursuit box. The interface will show the file you are searching for
  • Rick-tap on the file and select Move to Trash in the drop-down menu. You’re presently done expelling Java from your Mac.