How do I uninstall the Shift App from my desktop?

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Shift supports Mac, Windows, and Linux operating systems. Please see below for a step-by-step guide to uninstall. 

Mac:

  • Open Finder and navigate to Applications
  • Drag and drop Shift into the trash or right-click and select move to trash
  • Right-click trash and select Empty Trash
  • Hold down the 'Option' button and choose the 'Go' menu item in Finder
  • Delete the folder located at ~/Library/Application Support/Shift

Windows:

  • Open Settings and navigate to Apps & features
  • Click on Shift
  • Click on Uninstall
  • Delete your application data by navigating and deleting the file located at C:\Users\<your name>\AppData\Roaming\Shift

Linux:

  • Open file manager
  • Navigate to the directory containing the extracted shift-linux-XXX folder (where XXX is the release number)
  • Right-click the extracted shift-linux-XXX folder and select Delete
  • Delete your application data by navigating and deleting the file located at /home/<your name>/.config/Shift
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