Uninstalling Microsoft 365 for Mac

Issue/Question

How do I uninstall Microsoft 365 for Mac?

Environment

  • MacOS
    • Office 2016 for Mac
    • Office 2019 for Mac
    • Microsoft 365 for Mac

Resolution

  1. Open Finder.
  2. Click Applications.
  3. Move all of the Office for Mac applications (e.g. Lync, Microsoft ExcelMicrosoft OneNoteMicrosoft OutlookMicrosoft PowerPointMicrosoft Word, and OneDrive) to the Trash.
  4. In Finder, press COMMAND+Shift+h to go to your Home folder.
  5. On the Finder menu, click View.
  6. Select as List.
  7. Click View.
  8. Select Show View Options.
  9. Click to enable Show Library Folder.
  10. In Finder, open Library.
  11. Open Containers.
  12. Move the following folders, if present, to the Trash:
    • 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
    • com.microsoft.OneDrive.FinderSync
  13. In Finder, press (left arrow) to return to the Library folder.
  14. Open Group Containers.
  15. Move the following folders, if present, to the Trash:
    Note: If you have local mail in Outlook, move the folders to your desktop, or another location, instead.
    • UBF8T346G9.ms
    • UBF8T346G9.Office
    • UBF8T346G9.OfficeOsfWebHost
    • UBF8T346G9.OneDriveStandaloneSuite
    • UBF8T346G9.OneDriveSyncClientSuite
    • UBF8T346G9.OfficeOneDriveSyncIntegration
  16. Empty the Trash to completely remove Office for Mac.

Details

Article ID: 1953
Created
Thu 1/21/16 1:17 PM
Modified
Wed 7/14/21 10:58 AM