Uninstalling Avast Omni

This article provides instructions for uninstalling the Avast Omni Family Guardian and Avast Omni Family Member apps (including unpairing Android devices) from Microsoft Windows, Apple macOS, Android, and iOS platforms.

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.

Uninstallation instructions

To uninstall the Avast Omni Family Guardian or Avast Omni Family Member app from a Windows, Mac, Android, or iOS device, refer to the relevant instructions below.

After you complete the steps below, your device will no longer be protected by Avast Omni against malware and other threats.

There are two possible methods for uninstalling Avast Omni from a Windows device. 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. Alternatively, you can uninstall Avast Omni using the Avast Setup wizard. For detailed instructions, refer to the following articles:

For detailed instructions to uninstall Avast Omni from a Mac, refer to the following article:

You can uninstall Avast Omni using the uninstall option in your Android Settings or via the Google Play Store. However, before you uninstall the Avast Omni Family Member app from an Android device, you must first unpair the device, and then deactivate the Device Administrators permission granted for the app.

Unpair Avast Omni Family Member

Unpairing a device must be done 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 Administrators permission on your Android device, before finally uninstalling the app.


Deactivate the Device Administrators permission for Avast Omni Family Member

These steps will differ slightly depending on your device model, Android version, and vendor customizations.
  1. Go to SettingsSecurity on your Android device.
  2. Tap Device administrators.
  3. Tap Omni.
  4. Tap Deactivate to disable the permission.

Device Administrators are deactivated. You can now uninstall Avast Omni from your Android device either via Android Settings or Google Play Store.


Uninstall Avast Omni via Android Settings

Before you start uninstalling the Avast Omni Family Member app, ensure you have unpaired the device and deactivated the Device Administrators permission granted for the app in your Android Settings.

To uninstall Avast Omni:

  1. Go to SettingsApps on your Android device.
  2. Select Omni from the app list.
  3. Tap Uninstall.
  4. Tap OK to confirm the uninstallation.

Avast Omni is uninstalled from your Android device.

These steps can differ slightly depending on your device model, Android version, and vendor customizations.

Uninstall Avast Omni via Google Play Store

Before you start uninstalling the Avast Omni Family Member app, ensure you have unpaired the device and deactivated the device administrators permission granted for the app in your Android Settings.

To uninstall Avast Omni:

  1. Open Google Play Store on your device and search for Avast Omni.
  2. Select Avast Omni - Family Guardian or Avast Omni - Family Member.
  3. Tap Uninstall.
  4. Tap OK to confirm the uninstallation.

Avast Omni is uninstalled from your Android device.

Follow the steps below to uninstall Avast Omni from your Apple iOS device.

  • Press and hold the Avast Omni icon on the main screen of your device for a while.
  • Tap the small x which appears in the upper-left corner of the icon.
  • Select Delete to confirm that you want to remove the app from your device.

Avast Omni is uninstalled from your iOS device.

  • 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 10.14.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
  • Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

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