How to prevent Skype for Business from automatically starting up for users who have moved to Teams

smp0605 5 Reputation points

For users who have been transitioned from Skype to Teams, Skype continues to start up. We want to stop Skype from starting up.

Skype for Business
Skype for Business
A Microsoft communications service that provides communications capabilities across presence, instant messaging, audio/video calling, and an online meeting experience that includes audio, video, and web conferencing.
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  1. JimmyYang-MSFT 47,206 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    By default, Skype will start automatically when Windows starts. You can change this setting.

    Run Skype for Business.

    1. Click the gear icon to open the Options dialog box. (If you click the arrow next to the gear, you will need to select Tools, then Options.) In the list on the left, click Personal.
    2. On the right, under My account, you'll see a checkbox for Automatically start the app when I log on to Windows.
    3. Check this to have the app start automatically.
    4. Uncheck this to prevent the app from starting automatically.
    5. Click OK.

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