It would help if you reinstalled iTunes because you may be using a lower iTunes version, or it may keep showing the errors and not allowing you to sync data from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. We are here to tell you about two quick ways to uninstall iTunes on Mac and, after that, download the latest version and reinstall the app.
As we know, for uninstalling any application, you need to drag the apps to the trash and empty trash. But this doesn’t work with iTunes.Why? The answer for this is because the app is made by apple, and without iTunes, one can’t transfer data between an iDevice and a Mac. So now we will talk about the ways to uninstall iTunes on Mac.
How to Uninstall iTunes on Mac
To uninstall iTunes on Mac, you can use the Terminal command line or CleanMyMAc uninstaller:
1) Terminal Command Line(Best for Geeks)
Step 1: Open the terminal app. You can do so by going to Finder > Application > Utilities > Terminal, or search ‘terminal’ on Spotlight and click the one that appears.
Step 2: Type cd/Applicants/ and hit enter. This will bring you to the applications directory.
Step 3: Now type Sudo rm -rf iTunes.app/ and hit enter again. This line will help you to delete the iTunes app.
Step 4: In this step, the interface will ask you for the admin password. Once the right password is entered, iTunes will be removed.
2) CleanMyMac Uninstaller(For Beginners)
This is a handy app that cleans up Mac’s hard drive and keeps the Mac in good shape. It has a program Uninstaller that allows you to remove programs at once completely, including iTunes. The steps of it are –
1) Download and install the app on Mac.
2) Launch it and click “Uninstaller,” located on the left part of the main panel.
3) It’ll show all the applications that you’ve installed on your Mac. Find iTunes.
4) Click to highlight iTunes and the “Uninstall” button.
How to Reinstall iTunes back on your Mac
If you need to install iTunes on your mac again, then follows the step given below –
Step: Go to apple’s iTunes official page and hit on download now button. The other way is to visit the Mac App Store, under the updates tab and check for new updates and click the update button to continue.
You greatly need to rely on iTunes to sync iDevice data with your Mac. Because of security reasons, Apple always urges us to use the latest version of iTunes. There are severe chances where the new version of iTunes is available, and you may not have that which erupts syncing. These tips can be handy in those cases.