How to Remove Safari Extensions Quickly

How do you uninstall Safari extensions? If you downloaded a Safari extension and found it to be cumbersome or annoying, you'll want to know how to delete extensions from Safari. Luckily, it's easy to do and doesn't involve mucking about in the App Store at all. Here's how to delete an extension on Safari.

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How to Remove Safari Extensions

Did you add a Safari extension that you don't want anymore? Remove it! There are two ways to do this, depending on if you're using a Mac or an iPhone or iPad.

How to Remove Safari Extensions on iPhone or iPad

There are two options to remove Safari extensions on your iPhone or iPad. You can either turn it off, or delete it entirely.

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  1. Open Settings and tap Safari.

  2. Tap Extensions.

  3. Tap on the extension you wish to disable.

  4. Turn the toggle next to the name off.

  5. You can also search for it in your App Library and delete it like an app.

How to Delete Extensions on a Mac

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  1. Open Safari and click Safari in the menu bar.

  2. Click Preferences.

  3. Click the Extensions tab at the top.

  4. Click on the extension you'd like to remove.

  5. Click Uninstall.

Next, learn about how to customize Safari tab groups.

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Amy Spitzfaden Both

Amy Spitzfaden-Both is the Managing Editor for iPhone Life magazine and an award-winning novelist, with over 10 years of experience in the publishing industry. She specializes in Apple news and rumors, health and fitness tech, and parenting in the digital age. She graduated from MIU with a BA in Literature and Writing.
Amy lives in New Hampshire with her husband and daughter. When she’s not writing or glued to her iPhone, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and creating her own tea blends.