TOR browser is one of many browsers that provide a secure internet. This application can save user privacy for many dangerous sites that often use the IP address to do an illegal thing. Nowadays people concern about their virtual money, and internet data because a lot of hackers always try to hack the data and get profit from them. But some user doesn’t want to use TOR anymore. They want to change it to another software or maybe the computer isn’t compatible with this browser. So here is how to uninstall tor browser from windows and android.
Uninstall TOR Browser In Windows
TOR browser is a little bit different from another program. If other programs require the user to uninstall it from the control panel, this browser isn’t like that. There are three steps to uninstall this software.
Find the TOR Browser Folder
First, find the tor folder location. When a user downloads the package and extracts it, they will ask to save the file into a new folder or a new place.
The user can find it manually by sorting the name. But to make it easier, simply click on the search tab and type the name. Then the computer will show the result.
Delete Folder And Shortcut
After finding the folder and shortcut, the user can delete it. Block the folder and the shortcut, then press delete on computer’s keyboard.
Or tap the right click of the mouse and choose delete. After doing this, the user will not be able to use the tor browser anymore.
Empty Recycle Bin
Delete action, makes the folder and shortcut go to recycle bin. The user can stop the uninstall process in the second step. But if they want to clear the memory from harddisk they need to empty the recycle bin.
Click recycle bin icon, then block tor folder and shortcut. Tap the right click, and choose delete. Then this software is really get away from the computer.
Uninstall TOR Browser From Android
Now tor is available in android too. Even it still in alpha version, but there are a lot of people has downloaded it. If you are one of them and want to uninstall it, this is 4 steps how to uninstall tor browser from android.
Open Setting Menu
The first step of how to uninstall tor browser from android is open the setting menu. The user can find this menu in app trays. Just swipe down the screen and the button is on the top of it.
Click Installed Apps
The user will meet a lot of choices on this menu. Choose installed apps, and click it. Installed apps contain all application that the user downloaded. It is different from the system app which cannot uninstall from the phone.
Choose Tor Browser
Choose the tor browser and click it. Here user will see how big the storage it uses. The data has been used before, some additional information and permission details.
Click Uninstall Button
The last step on how to uninstall the tor browser is to click the uninstall button. When the user clicks this button, they will see a warning. Click yes if the user really wants to uninstall it. Or cancel if not sure to uninstall.
Some android over an easy way to uninstall apps. The user just needs to drag apps icon to a point (usually to the top screen). Then, the warning will appear. Choose uninstall to throw away this app. If tor browser not giving benefit to the user or the device is too full, just throw it away from the device. This tutorial can help new user to do it easily.