How to Remove Safari Extensions Quickly

How do you uninstall Safari extensions from you iPhone, iPad or Mac? It's actually very easy.

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.

  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.

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Amy Spitzfaden–Both

Amy Spitzfaden Both is a Feature Writer at iPhone Life, an award-winning novelist, and an iPhone enthusiast. Over the past decade, her work in the publishing industry has included live coverage of industry events including the Yale Publishing Course and Magazine Innovation’s ACT 9 Experience, providing editing services for several start-up publishing houses, and acting as newsstand consultant for magazines such as The Old Farmer’s Almanac and The New York Review of Books. She graduated from M.I.U. with a Bachelor’s in Literature and Writing, and has gone on to publish two novels and two short stories. Her debut novel Untold won the 2014 Chelson Award for Fiction.
Writing everything from book reviews to skincare tips, Amy discovered a passion for bringing exciting and useful information to even the most casual researcher. The mix of usability and endless possibilities is what drew her to Apple products originally, and the more she learns, the more she loves.
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.