How to Prevent Microsoft Teams from Loading at Startup

How to Prevent Microsoft Teams from Loading at Startup

With most businesses worldwide now resorting to the work-from-home scheme, demand has grown for some reliable and secure team communication tools. While some of these apps are more open and easy to use for general purposes like catching up with friends and colleagues, there are some that are focused more on the corporates. One such application is Microsoft’s very own ‘Microsoft Teams’.

By definition, Microsoft Teams is a proprietary business communication platform developed by Microsoft, as part of the Microsoft 365 family of products. One can compare it with similar peer software like Slack or Skype for Business, but Microsoft has given this, a lot of useful features and functionalities, that make it, a go-to for organizations around the world.

By default, Microsoft Teams is designed to auto-start when you turn on your PC, and while it’s not such a bad thing, if you are running a slightly older machine, auto-starting apps can slow down the boot process. Thankfully, when it comes to Microsoft Teams, you can prevent it from starting up on boot, and in this tutorial, we will show you how you can do it.

Step 1. Open the Microsoft Teams app on your Desktop/Laptop.


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