How to Uninstall Adobe Photoshop


Time to get Adobe Photoshop off your system but you’re running into issues? Don’t worry. Here’s how you can uninstall Adobe Photoshop.

How to Uninstall Adobe Photoshop

Are you done with Photoshop? Do you want to wipe it from your system completely? If you’re having issues uninstalling Adobe Photoshop, we have a few solutions. 

If you’ve tried method 1 and 2 already, you can skip to the bottom of this article to find the link for the Creative Cloud Cleaner tool, but only use it if methods 1 and 2 don’t work. 

How to Uninstall Adobe Photoshop

To uninstall Adobe Photoshop: 

  1. Open Adobe CC.
  2. Click All Apps on the left toolbar. 
  3. Click the 3 dots next to Photoshop. 
  4. Hit Uninstall
  5. Keep or Remove additional files. 

And there you have it! You have just uninstalled Photoshop. You should Keep your files if you plan on re-installing Photoshop and remove the files if you never plan on opening Photoshop again. 

If this simple method doesn’t work for you, continue reading. 

How to Uninstall Adobe Photoshop without Adobe CC

To uninstall Adobe Photoshop without Adobe CC: 

  1. Type Add or Remove in the search bar at the bottom of the screen (Windows). Or, click the Finder icon and then click Applications. (Mac)
  2. Scroll to Adobe Photoshop
  3. Click the Uninstall button. 

Using Creative Cloud Cleaner

If this doesn’t work for you, then there might be some registry errors, and you’ll need to use the Creative Cloud Cleaner tool. Visit their official website to download the Adobe tool, then follow the instructions to uninstall Adobe Photoshop from your system entirely. 


Can I uninstall Photoshop? 

Yes. Of course, you can uninstall Photoshop. See the above instructions for a solution.   

Why can’t I uninstall Photoshop from my laptop? 

There are a few reasons why you cannot uninstall Photoshop from your laptop. Maybe you do not have enough permissions, or maybe the program is corrupted. If you cannot uninstall Photoshop, try using the Creative Cloud Cleaner tool.   

What happens if you uninstall Photoshop? 

If you uninstall Photoshop, you will no longer have access to the program. 

Will uninstalling Adobe delete my files? 

No. Uninstalling Adobe will not delete your files. 

For more Photoshop guides, see our Photoshop Section