Uninstalling Avast Omni

This article explains how to uninstall Avast Omni Family Guardian and Avast Omni Family Member from Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS devices.

If you are uninstalling Avast Omni from your whole household, we recommend uninstalling the Avast Omni Family Member app from all devices before uninstalling the Avast Omni Family Guardian app. After uninstalling all apps, disconnect your Avast Omni hub from your network router by unplugging the connecting network (ethernet) cable and the power adapter.

Refer to the relevant section below, according to your device:

Windows PC

To uninstall Avast Omni from Windows, follow the steps below according to your preferred method:

Using the Avast Uninstall Utility is the most reliable uninstallation method, as it completely removes all Avast Omni files from your PC while Windows runs in Safe Mode.

Uninstall using the Avast Uninstall Utility

  1. Click the button below to download the Avast Uninstall Utility setup file, and save it to a familiar location on your PC (by default, downloaded files are saved to your Downloads folder). Download Avast Uninstall Utility
For computers based on old processors without SSE2 support, download the following file:
  1. Right-click the downloaded setup file avastclear.exe, and select Run as administrator from the context menu.
  2. If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
  3. Click Yes when the Avast Antivirus Clear dialog prompts you to restart Windows in Safe Mode. Then, click Yes again to immediately restart your PC in Safe Mode.
    To manually start Windows in Safe Mode, follow the instructions on the Microsoft website according to your version of Windows:
  4. When Windows restarts in Safe Mode, select the location of the Avast program files. The default installation location is selected automatically, so you do not need to make further adjustments unless you changed the default installation.
  5. Select Avast Omni in the drop-down menu. Then, click Uninstall.
  6. Wait while the Avast Uninstall Utility removes all Avast Omni files from your PC.
  7. Click Restart computer to immediately reboot your PC and complete uninstallation.

Avast Omni is now uninstalled from your PC.

If you need to reinstall Avast Omni, refer to the relevant article below:

Removing Avast Omni from your PC does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling an Avast subscription, refer to the following article:

Uninstall via the Windows Start menu

  1. Right-click the Windows Start button and select Apps and Features from the menu that appears.
  2. Ensure that Apps & features is selected in the left panel, then click Avast Omni, and select Uninstall.
  3. On your keyboard, press the Win key and X key simultaneously, then select Programs and Features from the menu that appears.
  4. Click the Windows Start button and select Control Panel.
  5. Under Programs, click Uninstall a program if you are using the default category view, ...or click Programs and Features if you are using the large/small icons view.
  6. Right-click Avast Omni, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  7. If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
  8. When Avast Omni Setup appears, click Uninstall.
  9. Click Yes to confirm that you want to uninstall Avast Omni.
  10. Wait while setup uninstalls Avast Omni from your PC.
  11. Once uninstallation is complete, click Restart computer to immediately reboot your PC.

Avast Omni is now uninstalled from your PC.

If you need to reinstall Avast Omni, refer to the relevant article below:

Removing Avast Omni from your PC does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling an Avast subscription, refer to the following article:

Mac

Moving Avast Omni to the Trash does not uninstall the application.

To uninstall Avast Omni from your Mac:

  1. Click GoApplications in the menu bar, then double-click the Avast Security icon to open the application.
  2. Ensure the Avast Omni window is active, then click Avast Security on the left side of the menu bar, and select Uninstall Avast Omni.
  3. Click Uninstall.
  4. If prompted, use your Touch ID or enter your administrator User Name and Password, then click OK.
  5. Click Quit.

Avast Omni is now uninstalled from your Mac.

If you need to reinstall Avast Omni, refer to the relevant article below:

Removing Avast Omni from your PC does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling an Avast subscription, refer to the following article:

Android

Before you can uninstall the Avast Omni Family Member app from Android, you must unpair the device. For detailed instructions, refer to the following article:
  1. On the Home screen of your device, tap the Google Play Store icon to open the store.
  2. Search for Avast Omni - Family Guardian or Avast Omni - Family Member using the search field at the top of the screen.
  3. Tap Uninstall, then tap Uninstall again to confirm uninstallation.
These steps may differ slightly depending on your device model, Android version, and vendor customizations.
  1. Open your device Settings and go to Apps.
  2. Select Omni.
  3. Tap Uninstall, then tap OK to confirm uninstallation.

Avast Omni is now uninstalled from your device.

If you need to reinstall Avast Omni, refer to the relevant article below:

Removing Avast Omni from your device does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling an Avast subscription, refer to the following article:

iPhone/iPad

  1. On the Home screen of your device, touch and hold the Omni icon.
  2. Select Remove App from the menu that appears.
  3. Select Delete App to remove Avast Omni and all of your app data.
  4. Select Delete to confirm uninstallation.
  1. On the Home screen of your device, touch and hold the Omni icon until it starts to wiggle.
  2. Tap the small x that appears in the top-left corner of the icon.
  3. Select Delete to confirm uninstallation.

Avast Omni is now uninstalled from your device.

If you need to reinstall Avast Omni, refer to the relevant article below:

Removing Avast Omni from your device does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling an Avast subscription, refer to the following article:
  • Avast Omni 1.x
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 / Pro / Enterprise - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 / Pro / Enterprise - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate - Service Pack 2, 32 / 64-bit
     
  • Apple macOS 11.x (Big Sur)
  • Apple macOS 10.15.x (Catalina)
  • Apple macOS 10.14.x (Mojave)
  • Apple macOS 10.13.x (High Sierra)
  • Apple macOS 10.12.x (Sierra)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.11.x (El Capitan)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.10.x (Yosemite)
     
  • Google Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21) or later
     
  • Apple iOS 11.0 or later

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