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UniFi - How to Uninstall the UniFi Network Application


This article will give instructions on how to uninstall the application on the self-hosted options such as UniFi Network installed on Debian-based Linux, Windows, and macOS. Before uninstalling or resetting your device, remember to create a backup first.

Debian-based Linux (Debian, Mint, Ubuntu, etc)

CLI: Access the command line interface (CLI). You can do this using the CLI button in the GUI or by using a program such as PuTTY.

The easiest way to uninstall the application is through a purge command in the terminal. Follow the steps below to purge the application install. 

1. Open terminal or SSH in the Network application host. 

2. Use the following command:

sudo dpkg -P unifi

3. After the command above completes, the application should be fully purged from the system. In addition, a reboot should take care of any residual files. 


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Depending on the OS type (win10/server) navigation may vary.

1. Open Apps & Features in Windows settings.

2. Find Ubiquiti UniFi (remove only).

3. Select Uninstall and follow the prompts. 

4. When this process completes the UniFi Network application should be uninstalled. 


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1. Delete the UniFi Network application from the Applications section.

2. Delete the folder: ~/Library/Application Support/UniFi/

You can get to this folder by several paths:

  • Option 1: Click option+Go in Finder's top menu bar to access Library. From there navigate to Application Support > UniFi.
  • Option 2: /Applications/UniFi.app/Contents/Resources.

3. After those two items have been removed UniFi Network should be removed from the system.  

Note:Do not double click on UniFi.app, as it will launch the application, instead, Right Click > Show Package Contents.

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