If you encounter issues when using Bitdefender, or your Bitdefender subscription has expired and you do not want to renew, you can uninstall it. This post from MiniTool teaches you how to uninstall Bitdefender on Windows/Mac/Android/iOS.
Bitdefender, founded in 2001, develops and sells antivirus programs, Internet security, endpoint security software, and other network security products and services. It is compatible with Windows OS, macOS, iOS, and Android.
What is Bitdefender? Is Bitdefender safe to download or to use? If you are looking for the answers, this post can provide some information about Bitdefender.
However, some users want to uninstall Bitdefender since they encounter issues when using the antivirus. The following part provides a guide about uninstalling Bitdefender on Windows/Mac/Android/iOS.
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How to Uninstall Bitdefender on Windows
How to uninstall Bitdefender on Windows? There are 3 ways for you to uninstall Bitdefender antivirus – via Control Panel, Settings, or Bitdefender Uninstall Tool.
Method 1: Via Control Panel
Step 1: Type Control Panel in the Search box to open it.
Step 2: Go to Programs and Features. Find Bitdefender and right-click it to choose Uninstall.
Step 3: Then, follow the on-screen instructions to uninstall Bitdefender. Then, restart your PC.
Method 2: Via Settings
Step 1: Press the Windows + I keys to open the Settings application.
Step 2: Go to Apps> Apps and Features. Find Bitdefender to choose Uninstall.
Step 3: Then, you will be on the Bitdefender uninstall page and click the UNINSTALL button.
Step 4: Finish the rest steps and restart your PC.
Method 3: Via Bitdefender Uninstall Tool
Step 1: Download the Bitdefender uninstall Tool from its official website.
Step 2: After installing it, launch it and click Yes when the security prompt appears.
Step 3: When the I want to uninstall Bitdefender prompt appears, click Uninstall.
Step 4: After uninstalling Bitdefender, restart your PC.
Tip: After you complete the uninstallation, your Windows PC will no longer be protected by Bitdefender against malware and other threats. Your data should be protected by other software. And you should back up your important data regularly to prevent file loss. The free backup software - MiniTool ShadowMaker is suitable for you.
How to Uninstall Bitdefender on Mac
How to uninstall Bitdefender on Mac? Follow the guide below:
Step 1: Click the Finder icon in the Dock.
Step 2: Then, click Go and select Applications in the menu.
Step 3: Next, you will see a Bitdefender folder. Double-click the Bitdefender folder to open it.
Step 5: Double-click Bitdefender Uninstaller in the folder. Check the Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac box, then click the Uninstall button.
Step 6: Enter your Mac administrator name and password when requeste.
Step 7: Wait for the process to finish, then click Close.
How to Uninstall Bitdefender on Android/iOS
If you have the Bitdefender app on your Android phone or iPhone, just long press its icon and click Remove App on iPhone or Uninstall on your Android phone. Some Android phones remove apps differently – you may need to long press the icon, then drag it to the trash can icon or the word “uninstall”.
This post has introduced how to uninstall Bitdefender on Windows/Mac/Android/iOS. I hope that this post can be helpful to you.