This guide will explain how you can remove Vivaldi from your computer. Choose which operating system you are using and follow the appropriate steps below.

Windows XP
  1. Close all Vivaldi Tabs and Windows.
  2. Click Windows’ Start menu > Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Click Vivaldi.
  5. Click Change/Remove to uninstall Vivaldi.
Windows Vista, 7 & 8
  1. Close all Vivaldi Tabs and Windows.
  2. Open the Start Menu:
    • Windows 7 & Vista: Click the Start menu > Control Panel > Programs.
    • Windows 8: Open the Charms bar by moving your mouse to the right hand corners of the screen. Then click Settings > Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program or Programs and Features.
  4. Select Vivaldi.
  5. Click Uninstall.
  6. Confirm that you want to uninstall by clicking on the Yes button
Windows 10
  1. Close all Vivaldi Tabs and Windows.
  2. Open Windows’ Start menu and then go to Settings > Apps.
  3. Select Apps & Features from the left panel.
  4. Select Vivaldi and then click the Uninstall button that appears.
  5. Click the Uninstall pop-up button to confirm.

If you have issues uninstalling Vivaldi while using Windows 10, check out a more in-depth tutorial here.

Silent uninstall on Windows

For a silent uninstall of the browser add --uninstall --vivaldi --force-uninstall after \Installer\setup.exe* to run the uninstall command.

* Locate the full path in Vivaldi’s Application folder.

Mac
  1. Close all Vivaldi Tabs and Windows and quit Vivaldi.
  2. Open Finder.
  3. Go to the folder containing Vivaldi on your computer.
  4. It will most likely be in the Applications folder. If not, go to File > Find, and search for “Vivaldi”.
  5. Right-click Vivaldi and select Move to Trash from the context menu.
Linux
  1. Close all Vivaldi Tabs and Windows.
  2. Open a terminal window.
  3. Enter sudo dpkg -r vivaldi-stable or sudo rpm -e vivaldi-stable for Debian or RPM based systems respectively (you can also use “vivaldi-snapshot” to remove a Snapshot).
  4. Enter your computer’s password.

 

How to delete your user profile

The user profile contains browsing data such as Bookmarks, Passwords and History. Follow these steps to fully delete your user profile.

Windows
  1. While using Vivaldi, open Vivaldi menu button menu > Help > About. Or type vivaldi://about to the address field.
  2. Make a note of the Profile Path, minus Default and User Data folders.
  3. Open File Explorer and search for the Vivaldi folder following the path you noted above.
  4. Quit Vivaldi.
  5. Delete the entire Vivaldi folder.
Mac
  1. While using Vivaldi, open Vivaldi > About Vivaldi. Or type vivaldi://about to the address field.
  2. Make a note of the Profile Path, minus Default.
  3. Open Finder and search for the Vivaldi folder following the path you noted above.
  4. Quit Vivaldi.
  5. Delete the entire Vivaldi folder.
Linux
  1. While using Vivaldi, open Vivaldi menu button menu > Help > About. Or type vivaldi://about to the address field.
  2. Make a note of the Profile Path, minus Default.
  3. Open Files and search for the Vivaldi folder following the path you noted above.
  4. Quit Vivaldi.
  5. Delete the entire Vivaldi folder.

If you still run into issues when attempting to uninstall Vivaldi from your computer, please get in touch with our support team via vivaldi.com/contact.

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