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How To Uninstall Final Fantasy XIV – Detailed Guide

Uninstalling Final Fantasy XIV can be a relatively straightforward process, but knowing the proper steps is essential if you want to do it quickly and safely and remove any leftover Final Fantasy XIV files from your PC. Whether you are dealing with an issue requiring FFXIV to be fully uninstalled or want to uninstall FFXIV, in this post, you will find all the methods to uninstall Final Fantasy XIV from your PC and how to delete your Final Fantasy XIV account permanently.

If you are uninstalling Final Fantasy XIV from your PC because it runs bad or you are having issues like crashes, fps drops, stuttering, or anything else, hit me up before uninstalling it and I am pretty sure we can sort it out for you.

How To Uninstall Final Fantasy XIV

Before we start, below, you can quickly check all the methods we will use to uninstall Final Fantasy XIV.

  • Uninstall Final Fantasy XIV via Steam.
  • Uninstall Final Fantasy XIV through Windows
  • Uninstall Final Fantasy XIV using a program.
How to uninstall any game

Uninstall from Steam.

The first uninstallation process includes using the Steam to uninstall Final Fantasy XIV completely. Pretty straightforward to do; follow the steps below on how to uninstall Final Fantasy XIV via the Steam:

  • Open the Steam app on your PC.
  • Navigate to the Library tab and look for FFXIV.
  • Once you locate it, click on Settings, and choose Uninstall FFXIV.
  • Wait for the uninstallation process of FFXIV to end.

Once the process is completed, FFXIV should be gone from your computer once and for all. If you’ve already tried uninstalling FFXIV using Steam and can’t do it, proceed to the other methods of this guide.

Uninstall From Apps & Features.

This method will allow you to uninstall Final Fantasy XIV directly from your Windows.

Navigate to the Windows search bar and type “Apps & Features” or “Add or Remove Programs”, and click on the option that comes up.

Search for FFXIV, and once you find it, click on it and uninstall it.

Apps & Features

Use A Program.

Last, you can use a 3rd party program to completely uninstall FFXIV from your PC and remove any leftover files.

Go ahead and download IObit Uninstaller.

Double-click the file you will download and proceed with the installation instructions.

Once the uninstaller is installed, run it, and look for Final Fantasy XIV.

Once you locate it, check the box and click uninstall.

Uninstall using IObit Uninstaller

How To Permanently Delete Final Fantasy XIV Account

If after uninstalling Final Fantasy XIV, it also happens that you want to permanently delete your account as well as any personal information that FFXIV has stored in their servers, below you can find a quick guide on how to do so.

  • Navigate to FFXIV’s official website.
  • Look for the Support or Contact Page.
  • Now either contact them via their contact form or directly to the support email.
  • Make sure on the title to write “Account Deletion Request”.
  • Now write a message letting them know that you want to permanently delete your account and any personal information that is stored in their servers.
  • They will get back to you and ask you one more time to confirm the deletion of your FFXIV account.
  • Once you confirm, they will get back to you one more time to let you know when exactly that will happen.

FFXIV account deletion is usually instant, but your personal information like your email might be stored for longer depending on their ToS.

Sum up

Uninstalling FFXIV can be a relatively straightforward process, but knowing the proper steps is essential if you want to do it quickly and without leaving files behind. In this blog post, we shared with you all the methods to uninstall FFXIV from your PC and how to delete your FFXIV account permanently.

We hope that this guide was helpful and you were able to uninstall Final Fantasy XIV successfully from your computer.

If you have any questions or need help with anything else, feel free to reach out to us in the comments section below!

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