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Uninstalling program

Scott Feb 21, 2014 03:21AM CST

How do I terminate this program and delete from applications?

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Mike Feb 21, 2014 11:23AM CST Macroplant Agent

You’ll find the steps to uninstall iExplorer in this tutorial:

How to Uninstall iExplorer

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Greg Mar 28, 2014 10:50PM CDT
I've tried the usual uninstall process but it won't work for iExplorer. I drag the icon to the trash, then it snaps back in place where it was.

Running OSX 10.8.5
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Mike Mar 29, 2014 12:31AM CDT Macroplant Agent

You most likely still have iExplorer open, so make sure that iExplorer is quit and closed before you drag or move it to your Trash. iExplorer will uninstall just like any other Mac OS X app. It’s not any different from any other app in your Apps folder.

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ATran Aug 05, 2014 09:34PM CDT
Having the same problem - i've clicked "x" to close iExplorer, but every time i move to trash, it says it's still open. How do I make sure that the app is quit and closed as you say?
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Mike Aug 06, 2014 01:26PM CDT Macroplant Agent

In the Mac version, same as with most Mac OS X apps, clicking on the X doesn’t quit it and just closes the window. To quit iExplorer, you can do the following:

  • Command-Q
  • iExplorer menu > Quit iExplorer
  • Right-click on iExplorer on the Dock and choose to Quit
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J P Sep 21, 2014 02:40PM CDT
I closed the app, then quit the app, then opened LaunchPad and tried dragging the app to trash. Does not work. The app pops up back again where it was.....you guys need to fix it!!!!!
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Josh Sep 21, 2014 02:48PM CDT Macroplant Agent

You cannot delete an app from Launchpad. Click on the Finder > Applications, then drag to Trash from within the Applications folder.

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Joe Sep 21, 2014 03:31PM CDT
Can I uninstall from my old mac and Install it in a new one? How many time I can do this?
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Josh Feb 21, 2015 04:32PM CST Macroplant Agent

Yes, you can install iExplorer on your new computer. Just download iExplorer to the new computer and use the same registration code to transfer the license to it.

If you need your code, you can also use our automated code recovery tool on the page below:

http://www.macroplant.com/recover/

Your iExplorer license covers any of your personal iDevices and lets you install it on up to two of your computers at a time, Mac or PC, and also covers any new ones you purchase in the future.

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L Feb 24, 2016 07:45PM CST
I can't QUIT iExplorer3
I tried Command-Q
I tried iExplorer menu > Quit iExplorer
i tried Right-click on iExplorer on the Dock and choose to Quit
What kind of SPAM is this?!
DO NOT DOWNLOAD this VIRUS.
I can NOT remove it from my MAC and you won't be able to either.
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Mike Feb 24, 2016 07:46PM CST Macroplant Agent

@L: I can assure you that iExplorer is 100% virus free and doesn’t install anything bad on your Mac or PC. It sounds like you just need to Force Quit iExplorer if it won’t quit on its own which is usually due to it being in the middle of a transfer. To do this, just press Option-Command-Escape at the same time, then select iExplorer in the list of apps and click on Force Quit. Then, you can Move it to your Trash once completely quit. Here’s our tutorial for how to uninstall:

Tutorial: How to uninstall iExplorer

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