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Uninstall or remove Creative Cloud apps

  1. Creative Cloud User Guide
  2. Introduction to Creative Cloud
    1. Common questions | Creative Cloud
    2. Creative Cloud system requirements
    3. Creative Cloud file sync | Known issues
  3. Download, install, set up, and update
    1. Download Creative Cloud apps
    2. Open Creative Cloud apps
    3. Start workspace
    4. Update Creative Cloud apps
    5. Change the language of your Creative Cloud apps
    6. Uninstall the Creative Cloud desktop app
    7. Uninstall or remove Creative Cloud apps
  4. Manage your account
    1. Convert a Creative Cloud trial to a paid membership
    2. Reset your Adobe password
    3. Change your Adobe plan
    4. Update credit card and billing address
    5. View, download, or email your Adobe invoice
    6. Fix a failed or missed payment
    7. Cancel Adobe trial or subscription
  5. Creative services
    1. Using Adobe Stock in Creative Cloud apps
    2. Using Adobe Fonts in Creative Cloud apps
    3. Creative Cloud Market is no longer available
  6. Collaboration and storage services
    1. What are cloud documents
    2. Cloud documents | Common questions
    3. Create or convert files to cloud documents
    4. Set up cloud documents to use offline
    5. Revert to an earlier version of a cloud document
    6. Share your work for commenting
    7. Why can't I see my cloud documents offline?
    8. Creative Cloud Libraries
    9. Collaborate on Creative Cloud Libraries and folders
    10. Collaboration FAQ
    11. Sync your files using cloud storage
    12. Find how much cloud storage you have
    13. Set sync options
    14. Discontinuation of Creative Cloud Synced files
    15. Download Synced files content
  7. Creative Cloud mobile apps
    1. Common questions | Mobile apps
    2. Adobe Creative Cloud for mobile
  8. Enterprise and teams
    1. Enterprise Learn & Support
    2. Teams Learn and Support
    3. Quick start guide for team members

Use the Creative Cloud desktop app to properly uninstall Creative Cloud apps.

How to uninstall Creative Cloud apps

If you no longer want an app, uninstall it using the Creative Cloud desktop app and not the Trash or Recycle bin.

  1. On the All Apps page, select the More actions icon  next to the app you want to uninstall.

    The All apps tab showing all Creative Cloud apps with the three dots button for each app.
    The expanded menu for the app opens.

    Does your screen look different?

    See instructions for the earlier version of the Creative Cloud desktop app. 

  2. In the expanded menu, select Uninstall

    The expanded menu for a Creative Cloud app including options to open in browser and uninstall.
    The window to confirm uninstallation opens.

  3. Select Cancel, Remove or Keep, based on your preference.

    • Cancel: Cancels the uninstallation
    • Remove: Removes the app notifications, alerts, interface settings, plugins, and other preferences
    • Keep: Retains the app notifications, alerts, interface settings, plugins, and other preferences
    The preferences window asking if you want to keep or remove notifications, alerts, plugins, and other preferences. You can also cancel the uninstallation process.
    The app begins to uninstall. You can reinstall the application if the need arises..


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