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How to Uninstall the Epic Games Launcher 2021

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What to Know

On Windows, go to Control Panel > Programs and Features > right-click Epic Games Launcher > Uninstall.On Mac, go to Finder > Applications > Right-click Epic Games Launcher > Move to Trash.Uninstalling Epic Games Launcher removes all your installed games.

This article teaches you how to uninstall the Epic Games Installer on Windows and Mac. It also explains why you may wish to uninstall or remove the Epic Games Launcher from your PC or Mac. 

How to Delete Epic Games Launcher on Windows

If you want to delete Epic Games Launcher from your Windows 10 PC completely, it will only take a few minutes and is a relatively simple process. Here's how to remove the service from your PC. 

Uninstalling the Epic Games Launcher also removes all installed games from your system. It does not delete your Epic Games account. 

Click the Start Menu.

Hover over Control Panel.

Click Programs and Features.

Right-Click Epic Games Launcher.

Click Uninstall.

If you're having issues with Epic Games Launcher and want to try to fix them, click Repair instead.

Click Yes.

The app is now uninstalled. 

How to Delete Epic Games Launcher on Mac

If you're a Mac user and wish to delete Epic Games Launcher, the process is slightly different from Windows but similarly straightforward. Here's how to delete Epic Games Launcher from Mac. 

Like with Windows 10, uninstalling the Epic Games Launcher also removes all installed games from your system. It does not delete your Epic Games account. 

Click Finder on the Dock.

Click Applications.

Scroll down and find Epic Games Launcher.

Right-click on it and click Move to Trash (our screenshot shows Bin because, in other countries, macOS calls the Trash 'Bin').

You can also drag the icon to the Trash Can if you prefer. 

The app is now off your list of applications, and its icon in Launchpad is gone.

To fully delete it, empty the Trash Can. 

Why Would I Want to Uninstall the Epic Games Launcher?

There are a few different reasons to uninstall the Epic Games Launcher, including to help your system run more smoothly. Here's a quick overview of why you might want to delete Epic Games Launcher.

Because you no longer use it. If you no longer use the Epic Games Launcher, it makes sense to tidy up your system by removing it, so it no longer clutters up your Programs or Applications list. Remember though—it doesn't delete your Epic Games account. You'll need to do that separately. To free up room. If you have limited hard drive space, it's a smart move to remove apps you don't use. As Epic Games Launcher also includes all your installed games from the service, it can free up a lot of room.To fix or reinstall Epic Games Launcher. Sometimes, the only way to get Epic Games Launcher working again after errors is to reinstall it. It can be worth using the Repair function in Windows 10, but sometimes a full install of the service is the best solution.