Uninstalling Dropbox on your computer won't delete your Dropbox account or remove the Dropbox folder from your hard drive. If you’d like to uninstall Dropbox from your computer, follow the instructions below.
From the taskbar (Windows)
To uninstall Dropbox from the taskbar on your Windows device:
- Click Start.
- Click Settings.
- Click Apps.
- Click Apps & features.
- Click Dropbox.
- Note: If Dropbox came preloaded on your device, you may see Get Dropbox or Dropbox “x” GB instead.
- Click Uninstall.
To also remove the Dropbox folder from your hard drive, drag your Dropbox folder to the Recycle Bin.
From the menu bar (Mac)
To uninstall Dropbox from the menu bar on your Mac device:
- Click the Dropbox icon in the menu bar.
- Click your avatar (profile picture or initials).
- Click Quit.
- Open Finder.
- Click Applications.
- Drag Dropbox to the Trash.
To also remove the Dropbox folder from your hard drive, drag your Dropbox folder to the Trash.
To uninstall Dropbox from a Linux device
To uninstall Dropbox on a Linux computer, copy and paste the following commands one-by-one into your terminal window, pressing Enter after each command. Some of the commands listed may produce an error, but by the last command, Dropbox will be successfully uninstalled from your computer.