Uninstalling Authy Apps

The authy app uninstall process will vary, depending on your device and operating system. Please see the instructions below for each app.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you plan to continue using Authy in the future, we recommend you enable backups before uninstalling the Authy app. Alternatively, installing Authy in another location (computer, tablet, etc.) and then enable multi-device. This will help regain access to your Authy account.

If you do not plan to continue using Authy in the future, we recommend that you disable or update 2FA security on your secured user accounts -BEFORE- uninstalling. This will need to be performed on the token account's website.

If you uninstall Authy prior to disabling 2FA security, you will be unable to login to your account.

Uninstall Authy on iOS

  1. Tap and hold the Authy app icon until it begins to shake.
  2. Tap the X icon in the corner of the icon.
  3. On the confirmation screen, tap Delete.

NOTE: These instructions may vary depending on device model and OS version. Full details for uninstalling apps on iOS devices can be found on Apple's website here: How to delete apps on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Uninstall Authy on Android

  1. Access Settings.
  2. Tap Apps.
  3. Scroll to and tap the Authy app.
  4. Tap Uninstall.
  5. On the confirmation screen, tap OK.

NOTE: These instructions may vary depending on device model and OS version. Full details for uninstalling apps on Android devices can be found on your device manufacturer's support site, Google's website here: Delete or disable apps on Android.

Uninstall Authy on MacOS (OSX)

  1. Access Finder.
  2. Click Applications.
  3. Drag the Authy Desktop app to the trash.
  4. Click the Finder menu bar, and then select Empty Trash.

NOTE: These instructions may vary depending on model and OS version. Full details for uninstalling apps on MacOS/OSX can be found on Apple's website here: macOS Sierra: Install, update, and uninstall apps.

Uninstall Authy on Windows

  1. Access Control Panel.
  2. Click either Programs and Features or Uninstall a Program.
  3. Select Authy Desktop, and then click Uninstall.

NOTE: These instructions may vary depending on OS version. Full details for uninstalling apps on Windows PCs can be found on Microsoft's website here:

Uninstall the Authy Chrome App

  1. Open the Chrome browser.
  2. Type chrome://extensions/ into the URL bar.
  3. Click Remove next to the following items:
    • Authy (Chrome Apps)
    • Authy Chrome Extension

NOTE: These instructions may vary depending on Chrome build and OS version. For additional support, please see Google's Chrome support page here: https://support.google.com/chrome.

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