Completely Uninstalling Things

Last Updated: May 18, 2017 05:48PM CEST

Here’s how to completely uninstall Things from your Mac and remove any related files.

If any of the files or folders mentioned below aren’t present on your Mac, you can safely skip ahead to the next step.

  1. On your Mac, quit Things.
  2. In Finder, go to /Applications/Utilities and open Activity Monitor.
  3. If Things Sandbox Helper is running, select it and click the x button in the toolbar to quit it.

2. Delete the app

  1. Click the Finder in your Dock.
  2. Go to the menu bar at the top of your screen and click Go > Applications.
  3. Delete Things.
  1. Click the Finder in your Dock.
  2. Go to the menu bar at the top of your screen, press and hold the ⌥ Alt key, and click Go > Library.
  3. Enter the Application Support folder and delete the folders: Cultured Code, and
    Things Sandbox Helper.
  4. Click the < button in the toolbar.
  5. Enter the Containers folder and delete the folders: com.culturedcode.ThingsMac, com.culturedcode.ThingsMac.ActionExtension, com.culturedcode.ThingsMac.ShareExtension, and com.culturedcode.ThingsMac.TodayWidget.
  6. Click the < button in the toolbar.
  7. Enter the Caches folder and delete the com.culturedcode.ThingsMac folder.
  8. While you’re still in the Caches folder, enter the com.plausiblelabs.crashreporter.data folder and delete the com.culturedcode.ThingsMac folder.
  9. Click the < button in the toolbar twice.
  10. If you used the trial version, enter the Preferences folder and delete the file com.culturedcode.ThingsMac.plist.

4. Hide Service Menu Entries

Your Services menu may still contain entries from Things (“New To-do Containing…”). You can’t delete them, but you can hide them. Here’s how:

  1. Open System Preferences.
  2. Click Keyboard > Shortcuts > Services.
  3. Find and uncheck the entries for Things.

5. Reboot Your Mac

To complete the thorough uninstallation, reboot your Mac.



 

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