How to Uninstall or Remove Avast Secure Browser

Uninstall or Remove Avast Secure Browser

How to Uninstall or Remove Avast Secure Browser

Dec 24, 2020, 7:47:42 PM Tech and Science

Avast secure browser is a software that was launched by the Avast Secure Zone, it offers users Avast Antivirus for their browsers. While downloading the antivirus and by updating the software the browser starts downloading on its own. Although Avast Secure browser is very helpful and safe, many people don’t want to keep it installed on their PCs or Laptops because they prefer other inbuilt browsers over it.


In this case, you get to hear many different solutions from different sources. But only some of the methods work. So here is the perfect solution which will help you to remove or uninstall Avast Browser from your device.


There are different methods relating to different devices like:

  • Android
  • Iphone/ Ipad
  • Windows PC
  • Mac


How to uninstall Avast Secure Browser in Android?

When we talk about android devices there are 2 ways to uninstall Avast browser:

  1. In the first method, you can initially go to settings.
  2. There you will find the Apps option. Click on that.
  3. Further, select the Avast Secure Browser application.
  4. After clicking on it you will see options to Uninstall and Force Stop below the application’s name. Click on uninstall.
  5. A confirmation option will then pop up where you have to click “OK”. 

And here you go your application of Avast Secure Browser will be uninstalled.

The second method to delete Avast browser on android devices is by going to Google Play Store.

  1. Open the Google Play Store app on your device.
  2. Search for the application by its name i.e. Avast Secure Browser.
  3. After clicking on the app you will get two options of uninstalling and open. As you want to uninstall the application click on Uninstall.
  4. Click on uninstall again on the confirmation message.

Avast browser will be uninstalled soon.


How to uninstall Avast Secure Browser on iPhone / iPad?


Proceeding towards iPhone/iPad there is one very easy method to uninstall Avast Secure Browser.

  1. Firstly unlock your device and go to the home screen.
  2. Select and hold the Avast Browser icon.
  3. Select the last option of remove app.
  4. Again you will see the option to delete the app. Click on that.
  5. Lastly, select the delete option on the confirmation message.


How to uninstall Avast Secure Browser in Windows?


Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10 all have different removal options.

While you want to remove Avast Secure browser application from windows 7 the steps are as follows:

  1. Go to the windows start button and select the option for Control Panel.
  2. Then under the program option-click uninstall a program if you have a default view option on or click programs and features if you have a large/small view option on.
  3. Right-click on the Avast Secure Browser. Then click the uninstall option from the menu that opens.
  4. If you see a permissions option through User Account Control then click on Yes.
  5. Check all the details like your browsing data, your profile information, and history whether everything is ready to delete, and then proceed by clicking uninstall.
  6. It will take some time to remove the application, then click OK when the uninstallation is complete. 

After the uninstallation, the application will be fully removed from your device.


Windows 8 has a slightly different start but ends the same.


  1. You have to press the Windows and X keys simultaneously on your keyboard at first.
  2. After that while a menu appears in front of you, there you have to select the option of Programs and Features.
  3. Right-click on the Avast Secure Browser once you find it.
  4. Select the option to uninstall once the other menu appears in front of you.
  5. You will get to see a permission option through User Account Control where you have to click on Yes.
  6. Check all the details like your browsing data, your profile information, and history whether everything is ready to delete, and then proceed by clicking uninstall.
  7. It will take some time to remove the application, then click OK when the uninstallation is complete. 


Lastly coming to windows 10 to uninstall Avast Browser. The uninstalling process is a little different from previous methods.


  1. Select apps and features after selecting the windows start button. 
  2. Check whether apps and features are opened in the left panel.
  3. Then select Avast secure browser and select the uninstall option present.
  4. You will see a permission message popped up. Select Yes there.
  5. Check whether all the details are selected to get deleted like your profile info or history.
  6. Click uninstall after checking all that.
  7. After taking some time the procedure will delete avast browser.


How to uninstall Avast Secure Browser on Mac?


Mac is very different from windows and hence all the procedures conducted in it will be different too.

  1. Select Go in the menu bar.
  2. Also, be careful whether the app is running or not before removing the application, make sure the app is closed. Stop Avast Browser from opening on Startup.
  3. After selecting Go, select the option of applications.
  4. Right-click on the Avast Secure Browser and a menu will appear with many options. On that click the Move to Trash option to remove Avast secure browser.
  5. After it is moved to the trash select the trash icon and then empty it.

It is very easy to uninstall Avast Secure Browser now without taking stress. Just follow the steps mentioned above correctly and the software will be removed/uninstalled from your device.


A lot of users do not want to remove the app and just want to stop it from launching it on startup again and again. This is a pretty simple process too, click on Stop Avast Browser From Opening On Startup to know how you can do it.

 

Hope it helps.

 

Thanks for reading!

Published by Pratibha Jain

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