Uninstall Ms Office For Mac

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How to Uninstall Microsoft Office 2016 on Mac. Microsoft Office is an amazing tool but it doesn't work as smooth on Mac as it does on Windows. For such reasons, people try to remove it from their MacBook. To remove Microsoft Office 2016 from your Mac, you need to follow these methods. Uninstall Office 2016 for Mac.

  1. Uninstall Office For Mac
  2. Uninstall Office 2011 Mac
This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, March 9, 2018 03:52pm
Uninstall Ms Office For Mac
  • This will uninstall Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook from your Mac. Uninstall Office 365 2016. Uninstalling Office 2016 is more complicated than uninstalling the 2011 version, because you need to locate files in several different folders and move them to the Trash. Go to your Applications folder and select Microsoft Excel.
  • Step Zero: Quit Everything. The first thing you need to do before you can remove Office 2011 is to.
Applies To: Excel 2016 for MacOutlook 2016 for MacPowerPoint 2016 for MacMore...

To uninstall Office 2016 for Mac, move the applications and user preference files to the Trash. Once you've removed everything, empty the Trash and restart your Mac to complete the process. You can also perform a complete uninstall for Office 2016 for Mac if you are troubleshooting an issue.

You must be signed in as an administrator on the mac or provide an administrator name and password to complete these steps.

1. Remove Office 2016 for Mac applications

  1. Open Finder > Applications.

  2. Command +click to select all of the Office 2016 for Mac applications.

  3. Ctrl+click an application you selected and click Move to Trash.

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2. Remove files from your user Library folder

To remove files from your user Library folder, you'll need to first set the Finder View options.

  1. In Finder, press +Shift+h.

  2. On the Finder menu at the top, click View > as List, and then click View > Show View Options.

  3. In the View Options dialog box, select Show Library Folder and save.

  4. Back in Finder, open Library > Containers and ctrl+click each of these folders and Move to Trash. Not all of these folders may be present.

    • com.microsoft.errorreporting

    • com.microsoft.Excel

    • com.microsoft.netlib.shipassertprocess

    • com.microsoft.Office365ServiceV2

    • com.microsoft.Outlook

    • com.microsoft.Powerpoint

    • com.microsoft.RMS-XPCService

    • com.microsoft.Word

    • com.microsoft.onenote.mac

  5. Warning: Outlook data will be removed when you move the three folders listed in this step to Trash. You should back up these folders before you delete them.

    Click the back arrow to go back to the Library folder and open Group Containers. Ctrl+click each of these folders if present, and Move to Trash.

    • UBF8T346G9.ms

    • UBF8T346G9.Office

    • UBF8T346G9.OfficeOsfWebHost

3. Remove from dock and restart

  1. If you put any of the Office applications in your dock, go to each one and ctrl + click > Options > Remove from Dock.

  2. Restart your Mac to complete the uninstall.

*Reference: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/uninstall-office-2016-for-mac-eefa1199-5b58-43af-8a3d-b73dc1a8cae3

Uninstall Ms Office For Mac
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Note: Currently, the Remove Office tool is notavailable for Office 2011. To perform a manual uninstall, refer to theMicrosoft Knowledge Base document How to completelyremove Office for Mac 2011.

Uninstall Office 2011 Mac

To remove earlier versions of Microsoft Office from your MacOS X computer, use the Remove Office tool provided byMicrosoft.

Note: The Remove Office tool will not deletedocuments you have created with Office programs unless they arelocated in the application folders for Microsoft Office. If you havedocuments you want to keep in any of the application folders, movethem to a different folder before using the tool.

  1. To find the Remove Office tool, open the Microsoft Office2008 folder or the Microsoft Office 2004 folder,and then open the Additional Tools folder.
  2. For instructions, read the Read Me file in theRemove Office folder.
  3. When you run Remove Office, it will allow you to removeinstallations of Microsoft Office 98 through 2008, as well as relatedpreferences and system files. Once you have run the program, itplaces the removed Office components in the Trash.