Uninstalling Avast Omni

This article contains instructions to uninstall the Avast Omni Family Guardian and Avast Omni Family Member apps from Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS (including unpairing Android 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.

Using the Avast Setup wizard is the regular method for removing Avast Omni from your PC. If you experience uninstallation issues, we recommend using the Avast Uninstall Utility to remove all Avast Omni files. For detailed instrctions, refer to the following article:

To uninstall Avast Omni from your PC, follow the steps below according to your operating system:

 

Windows 10

  1. Ensure no other application or antivirus software is running on your PC.
  2. Right-click the Windows Start button and select Apps and Features from the menu that appears.
  3. Ensure Apps & Features is selected in the left panel, then click Avast Omni, and select Uninstall.
  4. If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
  5. When the Avast Setup wizard appears, click Uninstall.
  6. Click Yes to confirm uninstallation of Avast Omni.
  7. Wait while setup removes Avast Omni from your PC.
  8. When the confirmation dialog appears, click Restart computer to reboot your PC and complete uninstallation.

Avast Omni is now uninstalled from your PC.

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

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

Windows 8

  1. Ensure no other application or antivirus software is running on your PC.
  2. On your keyboard, press the Win key and X key simultaneously, then select Programs and Features from the menu that appears.
  3. Right-click Avast Omni, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  4. If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
  5. When the Avast Setup wizard appears, click Uninstall.
  6. Click Yes to confirm uninstallation of Avast Omni.
  7. Wait while setup removes Avast Omni from your PC.
  8. When the confirmation dialog appears, click Restart computer to reboot your PC and complete uninstallation.

Avast Omni is now uninstalled from your PC.

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

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

Windows 7

  1. Ensure no other application or antivirus software is running on your PC.
  2. Click the Windows Start button and select Control Panel.
  3. 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.
  4. Right-click Avast Omni, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  5. If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
  6. When the Avast Setup wizard appears, click Uninstall.
  7. Click Yes to confirm uninstallation of Avast Omni.
  8. Wait while setup removes Avast Omni from your PC.
  9. When the confirmation dialog appears, click Restart computer to reboot your PC and complete uninstallation.

Avast Omni is now uninstalled from your PC.

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

Removing Avast Omni from your PC does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling a continuous subscription, refer to the following article:
Moving Avast Omni to the Trash does not uninstall the application.

To uninstall Avast Omni from your Mac:

  1. Open the Avast Omni user interface using one of the methods below:
    • Click the Avast Omni icon in the menu bar, then select Open Avast Omni.
    • Click Go in the menu bar, select Applications, then double-click the Avast Security icon.
  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 following article:

Removing Avast Omni from your Mac does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling a continuous subscription, refer to the following article:
These steps can differ slightly depending on your device model, Android version, and vendor customizations.

Before you can uninstall the Avast Omni Family Member app, you need to unpair the device, then deactivate the Device admin permission granted for the app.

Unpair Avast Omni Family Member

You must unpair a device from the Avast Omni Family Guardian app on an Android or iOS device:

  1. Open the Avast Omni Family Guardian app on an Android or iOS device and select the Family icon at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Select the user profile you want to unpair.
  3. Tap the device details, then tap Avast Omni.
  4. Tap UnpairUnpair.

The user profile is unpaired. Continue with the instructions below to deactivate the Device admin permission on your Android device before uninstalling the app.

 

Deactivate the Device Admin permission

  1. Go to your device Settings, search for device admin, then open Device admin apps.
  2. Tap Avast Omni, then select Deactivate.

The Device admin permission is deactivated.

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

 

Uninstall Avast Omni via Android Settings

Before proceeding with uninstallation, ensure you have unpaired the device and deactivated the Device admin permission granted for the app in your device Settings.

To uninstall Avast Omni from Android:

  1. Open your device Settings and go to Apps.
  2. Select Omni.
  3. Tap Uninstall.
  4. Tap OK to confirm uninstallation.

Avast Omni is uninstalled from your Android device.

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

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

Uninstall Avast Omni via Google Play Store

Before proceeding with uninstallation, ensure you have unpaired the device and deactivated the Device admin permission granted for the app in your device Settings.

To uninstall Avast Omni from Android:

  1. Tap the Google Play Store icon on your device's Home screen to open the store.
  2. Search for Avast Omni - Family Guardian or Avast Omni - Family Member, then tap Uninstall on the app-info screen.
  3. If prompted, tap OK to confirm uninstallation.

Avast Omni is uninstalled from your Android device.

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

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

To uninstall Avast Omni from iOS:

  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 uninstalled from your iOS device.

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

Removing Avast Omni from your device does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling a continuous 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 1, 32 / 64-bit
     
  • 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 higher
     
  • Apple iOS 11.0 or higher

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