Uninstall Adobe Premiere Elements or Photoshop Elements

Uninstalling Adobe Premiere Elements or Adobe Photoshop Elements removes the application from your computer. If you uninstall a licensed version of the application, the license is deactivated from the computer.

Note:

Do not attempt to manually uninstall or remove Adobe Photoshop Elements or Adobe Premiere Elements by dragging folders to the Recycle Bin (Windows) or Trash (macOS). Doing so can cause problems when you try to reinstall the product.

Before you begin

  • Make sure that you have administrative privileges for the account you are using.
  • Turn off firewalls, antivirus software, and third-party security software to speed up the uninstallation process.

Uninstall from Windows 10 and 11

  1. Type ‘Apps & features’ in the search bar adjacent to the Start menu and choose ‘Apps & features’ from the search results that pop up.

  2. Type Adobe Photoshop Elements or Adobe Premiere Elements in the search bar under ‘Apps & features’.

  3. Select Adobe Photoshop Elements or Adobe Premiere Elements.

  4. Click Uninstall and follow the onscreen instructions to remove the application.

  5. (Optional) If you don't want to keep the application preferences, select Remove Preferences

    Note:

    If you get any error message or the application is still visible, try reinstalling the application and then uninstall. 

Uninstall from macOS

  1. Open Finder and navigate to /Applications/Utilities/Adobe Installers.

  2. Start the Uninstaller for Adobe Photoshop Elements or Adobe Premiere Elements.

  3. (Optional) If you don't want to keep the application preferences, select Remove Preferences

  4. Click Uninstall and follow the onscreen instructions to remove the application.

    Note:

    If you get any error message or the application is still visible, try reinstalling the application and then uninstall. 

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