How to remove NordLayer from macOS?
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    How to remove NordLayer from macOS?

      Article Summary

      Discover how to fully uninstall the NordLayer app and delete its files from your macOS system. Follow our step-by-step guide to using the NordLayer uninstaller app.

      Download the uninstaller 

      1. Click here to download the uninstaller
      2. Once downloaded, unzip the file
      3. Before launching the uninstaller, it's recommended to disconnect from the NordLayer VPN manually. This ensures a smooth and safe uninstallation.

      Run the uninstaller 

      After you run the uninstaller, you'll encounter one of three scenarios:

      • NordLayer app Installed and Running. The uninstaller detects that NordLayer is active and suggests force quitting. Once you quit, the Uninstall button becomes active.
      • NordLayer app Installed but Not Running. The uninstaller detects that NordLayer is installed and prompts you to uninstall it.
      • NordLayer app Not Found. The uninstaller doesn't detect NordLayer (for instance, if NordLayer was manually dragged to the Trash). Despite this, the uninstaller can be used to remove any remaining files.

      Once the Uninstall button is active, clicking it will initiate a scan for NordLayer files to be deleted.


      In certain instances, a prompt may ask for your administrator password. This step is required to grant the uninstaller the necessary privileges to remove all related files

      If you enter the wrong password or cancel the process, you'll see an error screen. This screen offers options to export log files, try the uninstallation again, or exit the app.

      After you've entered the administrator password and successfully uninstalled the NordLayer app, a confirmation screen will indicate that the process is complete.

      Note: In case you have any questions or are experiencing any issues, please feel free to contact our 24/7 customer support team.

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