How to Disable, Uninstall or Remove Teams from Startup in Windows 11?

Many a time, software applications may start running in auto-mode whenever your laptop or PC boots up, thereby taking much time to start. This may cause you to find a fix for this issue for preventing such apps to run automatically further.

Microsoft Teams is an integrated software application that enables you to chat, share and collaborate with colleagues while working in a group in your office. But on your laptop or PC, the Microsoft Teams application may also be getting opened automatically.

And, so you would want to disable, uninstall or remove Teams from Startup in Windows 11. You can either disable or uninstall Microsoft Teams by following specific procedures for preventing it to pop-up every time you start your laptop or PC. 

Disabling Microsoft Teams from Teams Application window

Removing or disabling Microsoft Teams will have the effect of it becoming non-functional and hence each time the Windows 11 boots, the running process of Microsoft Teams in auto-mode will remain deactivated.

It can be given effect by executing the following discussed steps. 

Step 1: Open the Microsoft Teams Application window.

Step 2: Click on three vertical dots

Step 3: The window that pops up on clicking three vertical dots will show Settings, so now click on Settings.

Step 4: Go to the General tab.

Step 5: Now, uncheck the Auto-run Teams option reflected in the System heading.

Disabling Microsoft Teams from Task Manager

Alternatively, you may disable, uninstall or remove Teams from Startup in Windows 11 and successfully prevent it from running in auto-mode from Task Manager by following the simple steps given below.

Step 1: Go to Task Manager by typing it in the Windows search bar.

Step 2: When the Task manager opens, click on the Start-Up tab.

Step 3: Find Microsoft Teams on the right panel of the dialogue box.

Step 4: Then click on Disable option under the Status heading.

Uninstalling Microsoft Teams from the Settings Option

There is yet another way of preventing Microsoft Teams from running in auto-mode, you may uninstall it. So, If your are really willing to make Microsoft Teams to become dysfunctional by uninstalling it completely,

You should follow the following simple procedure.

Step 1: Right-click on the Start button.

Step 2: Go to the Settings option in the dialogue box that pops up subsequently.  

Step 3: Now, select Apps and Features being displayed on the right panel.

Step 4: A list will get displayed featuring all the Apps installed on your laptop or PC in the Apps and Features window.

Step 5: If Microsoft Teams is not visible, then expand the menu further.

Step 6: You will be able to see three vertical dots by clicking on which, you may click on Uninstall option to finally prevent Microsoft Teams to remain activated.

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