How To Uninstall Canon IJ Network Scan Utility From MAC

Canon IJ Network Scan is an application that allows you to scan documents or photos from your computer to printer easily. If you wish to know how to uninstall Canon IJ network scan utility from MAC, follow the quick steps given below.

how to uninstall Canon IJ network scan utility from MAC

Method 1: Using the Activity Monitor

  1. Before you start, quit all the applications related to the Canon IJ Scan Network utility and end all its processes. To do so, press the Cmd + Opt + Esc shortcut keys to open the Force Quit Applications window.
  2. Select the MPlayerX option (where IJ Scan utility is saved) in the Force Quit Applications window.
  3. If prompted, click the Force Quit button to quit the program on your Mac.
  4. Next, click the Launchpad icon in the Dock and open the Utilities folder. 
  5. Click the Activity Monitor icon in the Utilities folder.
  6. Choose All Processes from the pull-down menu and choose the processes associated with your Canon IJ Network Scan utility.
  7. Click the Quit Process icon available on the left side and select Quit in the pop-up dialog box.

Method 2: Uninstalling Canon IJ Scan utility using the Trash

  1. On your Mac, open Finder and click the Go menu at the top. From the drop-down list, select the Applications option to open the Applications folder.
  2. Type ‘canon ij scan’ in the search filed available at the top-right corner of the window. Doing so will search for the IJ Network Scan utility.
  3. Otherwise, locate the MPlayerX icon in the Applications window and double-click on it. Locate the IJ Scan utility in the pop-up folder.
  4. Click and drag the Canon IJ Network Scan utility to the Trash folder to uninstall it from your Mac.
  5. Alternatively, you can delete it by pressing the Cmd + Del shortcut keys. Once deleted, it will be moved to the Trash folder.
  6. Once you have moved the IJ Scan utility to the Trash folder, give a right-click on the Trash icon at the Dock and select the Secure Empty Trash option.
  7. If prompted, click the Empty Trash button to confirm your action.
  8. Now, you have successfully know how to uninstall Canon IJ network scan utility from MAC.
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