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Install or Uninstall Quicken for Mac

Updated: 10/16/2014 | Article ID: GEN85587

Quicken 2015 for Mac

Install Quicken 2015 for Mac

Quicken 2015 for Mac is available for download from quicken.com, the Mac App Store, or Amazon.com.  

    • If you purchased from quicken.com and still need to download the application, sign in, then select Downloads & Unlocks. You'll see a Download icon next to the product name. Click it to download. 
    • If you purchased from amazon.com, you'll need to sign in to your Amazon account, find your order, and then follow the download instructions they offer. If you need help, you'll need to contact Amazon support.
    • If you purchased from the Mac App Store, you can find it by signing into the Mac App Store located on your Dock or in your Applications folder.
  1. After you download Quicken 2015 for Mac, it  may open automatically.  If it doesn't, find where you download it and double-click on the file.  Depending on your browser settings, it may ask you where to save it first, or save to a specific location.  
  2. Drag the Quicken 2015 for Mac icon from the disk image into your Applications folder so you'll be able to find it listed as an installed Application.
    Enter the administrator's account name and password (if necessary). If you are the only person using the computer, this is the name used to log in to the computer. If multiple people use the computer, you must have an administrator account to install software. If you don't have an administrator account, ask someone who does to install the software for you.
  3. Double-click the Quicken 2015 for Mac icon in your Applications folder to launch the program.

Uninstall

Drag the application to the trash, or right-click (control+click) the application and choose Send to Trash.

Quicken Essentials for Mac

Install Quicken Essentials from a disk

  1. Drag the Quicken icon from your installation disk into your Applications folder.
    If you're prompted, enter the administrator's account name and password. (If you don't have an administrator account (if you're the only one using your computer, you probably do), ask someone who does to install the software for you.)
  2. Double-click the Quicken Essentials icon in your Applications folder to launch the program.

Install Quicken Essentials from the web

Quicken Essentials is available for download from quicken.com, the Mac App Store, or Amazon.com.  

    • If you purchased from quicken.com and still need to download the application, sign in, then select Downloads & Unlocks.  You'll see a Download icon next to the product name.  Click it to download. 
    • If you purchased from amazon.com, you'll need to sign in to your Amazon account, find your order, and then follow the download instructions they offer.  If you need help, you'll need to contact Amazon support.
    • If you purchased from the Mac App Store, you can find it by signing into the Mac App Store located on your Dock or in your Applications folder.
  1. After you download Quicken Essentials, it  may open automatically.  If it doesn't, find where you download it and double-click on the file.  Depending on your browser settings, it may ask you where to save it first, or save to a specific location.  
  2. Drag the Quicken Essentials icon from the disk image into your Applications folder so you'll be able to find it listed as an installed Application.
    Enter the administrator's account name and password (if necessary). If you are the only person using the computer, this is the name used to log in to the computer. If multiple people use the computer, you must have an administrator account to install software. If you don't have an administrator account, ask someone who does to install the software for you.
  3. Double-click the Quicken Essentials icon in your Applications folder to launch the program.

Uninstall

Drag the application to the trash, or right-click (control+click) the application and choose Send to Trash.

Quicken for Mac 2007 or Earlier

Install Quicken

  1. If you have Quicken on CD, insert it into your CD drive. If you purchased from quicken.com and still need to download the application, sign in, then select Downloads & Unlocks. You'll see a Download icon next to the product name. Click it to download.
  2. Double-click the Installer file, which can be found opening your CD folder or in your browsers default download location.
  3. Click Continue in the Welcome window.
  4. Click Accept to the Software License Agreement.
  5. Click Install to install Quicken to the location shown. To install Quicken in a different location, choose the location, and then click Install.
  6. Follow the onscreen installation instructions.
  7. If the Quicken program prompts you to restart the computer, click Restart. Otherwise, click Quit.

Uninstall Quicken

Drag the application to the trash, or right-click (control+click) the application and choose Send to Trash.

 
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