How To Delete Lockdown Browser On Mac

How To Delete Lockdown Browser On Mac

Lockdown Browser is a web browser that is used in educational institutions to prevent students from accessing unauthorized websites or resources during online exams. However, once the purpose of using Lockdown Browser is over, you may want to remove it from your Mac. In this article, we will guide you on how to delete Lockdown Browser on Mac.

Uninstall Lockdown Browser using Launchpad

The easiest way to uninstall Lockdown Browser on Mac is by using Launchpad. Here’s how:

  1. Click on the Launchpad icon in the Dock.
  2. Find Lockdown Browser in the list of applications.
  3. Click and hold on the Lockdown Browser icon until it starts to jiggle.
  4. Click on the X icon in the upper-left corner of the icon.
  5. Click Delete to confirm the uninstallation.

Uninstall Lockdown Browser using Finder

If you cannot find Lockdown Browser in Launchpad, you can use Finder to uninstall it. Here’s how:

  1. Open Finder and click on Applications in the sidebar.
  2. Find Lockdown Browser in the list of applications.
  3. Click and drag Lockdown Browser to the Trash icon in the Dock.
  4. Right-click on the Trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Uninstall Lockdown Browser using Terminal

If you prefer using Terminal, you can uninstall Lockdown Browser using the command line. Here’s how:

  1. Open Terminal from the Applications/Utilities folder.
  2. Type the following command: sudo rm -rf /Applications/Lockdown\
  3. Press Enter and enter your administrator password if prompted.
  4. Lockdown Browser will be uninstalled from your Mac.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Is it safe to uninstall Lockdown Browser?


Yes, it is safe to uninstall Lockdown Browser. It is a standalone application and does not affect the functioning of other applications or your Mac itself.

Q: Can I reinstall Lockdown Browser if I need it again?


Yes, you can reinstall Lockdown Browser if you need it again. You can download it from the official website and install it like any other application.

Q: Will uninstalling Lockdown Browser delete my exam data?


No, uninstalling Lockdown Browser will not delete your exam data. Your exam data is stored on your institution’s server and not on your Mac.


We hope this article has helped you in understanding how to delete Lockdown Browser on Mac. You can use any of the methods mentioned above to uninstall Lockdown Browser from your Mac. If you have any further queries, please refer to the FAQs section or contact your institution’s technical support team.