Adobe Flash is officially discontinued from December 31. However, numerous web browsers, Operating Systems and other associated services are still using Adobe Flash player. Post December 31, Adobe won’t provide any support to Flash related queries.
So, if you are looking to uninstall the outdated Adobe Flash plugin/software from your browser/operating system, follow the steps given below and execute our step-by-step guide:
How to Uninstall Flash Player from Mac
Uninstalling Adobe Flash Player on Mac is a little more complicated compared to any regular software or application because they don’t appear in the Launchpad or Application folder. The only place it can be found is in the System Preferences option of the Mac.
Step 1: Run the Flash Player Uninstaller by double-clicking on the Uninstaller icon
Step 2: On the Uninstaller tool, click on Uninstall button
Step 3: Click on Done button after you see a message “Adobe Flash Player was removed from your system’
Step 4: Clear directories related to Flash Player
- /Library/Preferences/Macromedia/Flash Player
- /Library/Caches/Adobe/Flash Player 6
At last, verify whether Flash Player Uninstall was successful or not. To do this, restart your computer and head to https://helpx.adobe.com/in/flash-player.html and click on Check Now button.
How to Uninstall Flash Player from Windows/browsers
Flash Player on Windows depends upon the browser you are using and that’s because browsers like Chrome, Edge, Opera and Firefox have their version of Flash and some of them even come built-in with it. All you need to do is disable it from the browser’s settings. Here’s a browser-wise list on how to do it.