Skype is a popular messenger and video conferencing app that works on most operating systems. However, you may want to uninstall Skype 7.59 for Mac for various reasons, such as fixing some problems, deleting your chat history, freeing up some space on your computer, or switching to another app. In this article, we will show you how to uninstall Skype 7.59 for Mac completely and correctly.
Why You Need to Remove Skype 7.59 for Mac Completely
Simply dragging Skype 7.59 for Mac to the Trash is not enough to uninstall it from your Mac. Skype 7.59 for Mac also creates many system files and leftovers that take up space and may interfere with other apps. These files include cache files, logs, cookies, and other support files. If you want to uninstall Skype 7.59 for Mac completely, you need to remove these files as well.
How to Uninstall Skype 7.59 for Mac Manually
To uninstall Skype 7.59 for Mac manually, you need to follow these steps:
Quit Skype 7.59 for Mac if it's running. You can do this from the Dock panel or the toolbar.
Go to the Applications folder and drag Skype 7.59 for Mac to the Trash.
Open the Finder and press Shift+Command+G to open the Go to Folder search field.
Type /Library and hit Go.
In the Library folder, check the following subfolders for files associated with Skype 7.59 for Mac and delete them:
/Library/Application Support/Skype Helper
/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/Skype for Desktop
If you want to save time and avoid mistakes when uninstalling Skype 7.59 for Mac, you can use a dedicated uninstaller app like App Cleaner & Uninstaller[^2^]. App Cleaner & Uninstaller is a software tool that can completely uninstall any Mac app with just a few clicks. It will help you remove Skype 7.59 for Mac and all its system files and leftovers automatically.
To uninstall Skype 7.59 for Mac using App Cleaner & Uninstaller, follow these steps:
Download App Cleaner & Uninstaller and install it on your Mac.
Launch App Cleaner & Uninstaller from your Applications folder.
Select Microsoft in the Vendors category on the left sidebar.
Check the box next to Skype 7.59 for Mac on the right panel.
Press Remove at the bottom right corner.
That's it! App Cleaner & Uninstaller will uninstall Skype 7.59 for Mac and all its associated files from your Mac in seconds. ec8f644aee