How to Turn Off Microsoft Teams Chat App in Windows 11?

Microsoft Teams is now being rolled out for Windows 11. If you have the latest build 22000.100 of Windows 11 installed on your PC, you will see its icon in the system tray. By default, when you start your PC, Microsoft Teams starts automatically every time you log in. Once you’ve set up your account and signed in, this app will sign in automatically the next time you sign in to your computer.

With Microsoft Teams, you can reach someone with a simple click on the system tray or by pressing window + C. Keyboard shortcuts. Once the Microsoft Teams application is up and running, you can chat with friends, family, and other people connected to you.

While this is a good feature for Windows users, all PC users don’t like this and want to disable or turn it off. In this Gearupwindows article, we’re walking you through disabling or stopping the Microsoft Teams Chat app when it starts and automatically signing in in Windows 11.

How can I stop Microsoft Teams from signing in automatically?

If you want to disable Microsoft Teams and prevent it from signing in automatically, use the recommended steps below:

Step 1. Open the Settings app by pressing. to press window + I Keys at the same time from the keyboard. On the settings Window, click that Apps Category from the left side of the page.

Step 2. On the right side of Apps, click on Apps & functions Tab.

Step 3. On the Apps & functions Settings page, you can see all apps and conventional desktop programs that are installed on your computer. Scroll down to the entry of. to see Microsoft Teams (preview) and then click on three vertical points. Now choose Expanded options.

Step 4. Under the Background app permissions Section, click the drop-down menu Let this app run in the background and choose the never Opportunity.

Step 5. Now turn on the toggle switch next to that. the end Microsoft Teams (preview) Opportunity.

After you’ve completed the steps above, the Microsoft Teams app won’t run in the background, even when you start your PC; it will not log in automatically.

To sign in to the Microsoft Teams application, click the appropriate icon in the system tray or press Windows + C Keyboard shortcuts.