Delete app icon in launchpad

Discussion in 'OS X Yosemite (10.10)' started by shankar2, Jan 19, 2015.

  1. shankar2 macrumors 6502

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    Hi I have this app whose icon is on launchpad on my macbk pro running Yosemite

    I want to delete this icon but even if I press the option key this icon doesn't wiggle so deletion is not possible. How do I get rid of this icon then?

    Kindly assist
     
  2. leo.andres.21 macrumors regular

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    Go to Users/Applications and remove it in there, also remove it from your regular Applications folder.
     
  3. shankar2 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I solved it in Yosemite as follows in terminal:

    rm ~/Library/Application\ Support/Dock/*.db ; killall Dock

    defaults write com.apple.dock ResetLaunchPad -bool true; killall Dock
     
  4. CallMeSizzle macrumors newbie

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    What about doubles of icons in LaunchPad (running El Capitan beta)?
    Deleting the application is not the answer because I still want some of the applications...but it seems there are 4 versions of Google/Gmail, etc - one for each Google account I have. Thx in advance for any help/ideas.
     

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