How to uninstall Xcode on your Mac Computer


This is a step by step guide about how to completely uninstall X Xcode and remove developer folders and tools.  The method is same to uninstall any Xcode versions like Xcode 6, Xcode 5, Xcode 4 and Xcode Beta.

Xcode is  a IDE for iOS and Mac OS X . It allow you to build apps,new features, iOS simulation and many tools for Mac, iPhone and iPad Xcode is a must have tool  for developers.

Why you need to uninstall Xcode?

Lot of users reported new Xcode 6 have bugs in Swift compiler. It make freeze.Uninstalling Xcode  app is not the same as uninstalling other common Mac apps. because it has a larger footprint.

Uninstall Xcode if you don’t want to use it now. It taking 7 GB of disk space during the installation.

How to Completely Uninstall Xcode

If you want to completely remove Xcode from Mac computer follow my steps.Th

Open Terminal via /Applications/Utilities/ and type the following command.

sudo /Developer/Library/uninstall-devtools --mode=all

Enter the admin password to confirm action (required for sudo) and allow the scripts run

Also remove the Install Xcode Application
After you uninstall Xcode, original Install Xcode application is still located in /Applications/ folder Also delete this app.  It taking 1.8GB of disk space on your computer.Installed app take another 1.8gb.

How to uninstall Xcode Unix Development Toolkit

Open Terminal app and type the following command.

sudo /Developer/Library/uninstall-devtools --mode=unixdev

How to uninstall  Xcode Developer folder and contents only

It will remove everything  with in the /Developer/ directory:

Open Terminal and type the following command.

sudo /Developer/Library/uninstall-devtools --mode=xcodedir
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