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Installation and removal

System requirements

Operating system version: macOS 10.12 (64 bit) or higher

RAM: at least 2 GB

Free disk space: 120 Mb

How to install AdGuard VPN for Mac?

  1. To install AdGuard VPN for Mac, just follow this link or open a browser, type adguard-vpn.com in the address bar and on the opened page click "Try for free".

Download AdGuard VPN from the official website

  1. Wait until the download of the AdGuardVPN.dmg file is finished and open it in the "Downloads" folder.

  2. Wait until the installation program window opens. Double-click the icon in it.

Program installation window

  1. When you first start AdGuard VPN, the operating system will show a warning on the screen that this application has been downloaded from the Internet. Click Open.

  2. Then click Continue and Install.

Click Continue

click Install

  1. Wait for the installer to download the necessary files.

AdGuard VPN for Mac is installed!

How to uninstall AdGuard VPN for Mac?

Standard uninstallation

To uninstall AdGuard VPN for Mac, follow two simple steps:

  1. Open "Finder" and go to the "Programs" section.

  2. Select AdGuard VPN from the list, right-click on it and then click Move to Trash.

Standard uninstallation

Advanced uninstallation

Sometimes, as a result of incorrect removal, or in other rare cases, the standard uninstallation may not be enough. Then the support service may ask you to do an advanced uninstallation in order to completely remove AdGuard VPN from your Mac. To do this, do the following:

  1. Follow the steps described in the section "Standard uninstallation".

  2. Open "Finder" or "Spotlight" and enter Keychain in the search.

Advanced uninstallation. Enter Keychain

  1. Click the icon of the found program and enter com.adguard.mac.vpn in the search. If there is such a record in the search results, delete it.

  2. Go back to "Finder" or "Spotlight" and enter Terminal.

Advanced uninstallation. Enter Terminal

  1. Open the program and enter the command — defaults delete com.adguard.mac.vpn.

  2. Press Space bar and enter another command — rm -f ~/Library/Group\ Containers/TC3Q7MAJXF.com.adguard.mac/Library/Preferences/TC3Q7MAJXF.com.adguard.mac.plist.

AdGuard VPN has been completely removed from your Mac.

You can learn more about AdGuard VPN for Mac in this article.