Microsoft Teams is a popular collaboration tool that many people use for work and personal communication. However, if you find that you no longer need it or want to remove it from your laptop, there are a few steps you can take to do so.
Uninstalling Microsoft Teams
The first step in removing Microsoft Teams from your laptop is to uninstall it. To do this, open the Start menu and search for “Add or Remove Programs” (or “Programs and Features” on older versions of Windows). Once you find it, click on it and look for Microsoft Teams in the list of programs. Click on it and select “Uninstall” to remove it from your computer.
Deleting Microsoft Teams Files
After uninstalling Microsoft Teams, there may still be some files left behind on your computer. To completely remove all traces of the program, you can delete these files manually. Open File Explorer and navigate to the following folder: C:\Users\[Your Username]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Teams. Delete this folder and any other folders related to Microsoft Teams that you find.
If you want to prevent Microsoft Teams from automatically starting up every time you turn on your computer, you can disable it in the Task Manager. Open the Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc and click on the “Startup” tab. Look for any entries related to Microsoft Teams and right-click on them to select “Disable.”
Removing Microsoft Teams from your laptop is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. By uninstalling the program, deleting any remaining files, and disabling auto-start, you can completely remove Microsoft Teams from your computer.