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Stop Skype From Starting Automatically Windows 11 or 10 Computer

How to Stop Skype From Starting Automatically Windows 11 or 10 Computer

  • To stop skype from starting automatically on windows 11 you need to turn off and end the process using task manager.
  • Open skype -> Go to settings -> Turn off skype automatically option from skype settings.
  • You can also turn off and disable skype from running in background apps section in windows 11 

On your windows 11 or 10 computer if your skype is starting automatically when you turn on your windows computer and want to stop skype from automatically starting and speedup the windows boot time and remove skype from startup programs and disable startup programs on windows then you can easily do that on your windows 11 or 10 computer. So, let’s see in detail below.

Turning on skype from auto launch on windows 11 computer and turning it off from starting automatically will help your windows computer to boot fastly and also helps to speed up your windows computer as well.

Stop Skype From Starting Automatically on Windows 11 or 10 Laptop or Computer

Below steps will help you turn off and remove or stop  skype from starting automatically on windows computer and stop skype popping up whenever you start your computer.

Step 1: Click on start menu -> in search bar -> type in settings and open windows settings.

Step 2: Click on Privacy settings

Step 3: On right side menu under app permission scroll down and click on background apps

Step 4: Now, scroll down and find skype app and toggle it and turn off skype form running in background.

Step 5: Now, once you turn off skype from running in background then you need to restart your windows computer.

Once you change these settings and turn off skype running in background apps settings then you won’t see skype running when you turn on your computer and skype will not start automatically now and you will not get skype pop up window on your windows 11 or 10 computer or laptop.

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How do I remove Skype from startup Windows 11 Using Skype Settings

Step 1: Open Skype app

Step 2: Click on 3 dots at the top and click on settings or press control + comma on your keyboard to open skype settings.

Step 3: Now, select general -> toggle the button next to Automatically start skype option and turn this option off.

Using Task Manager

Step 1: Press control + Shift + Escape on your windows keyboard

Step 2: In task manager window -> Select Startup tab on top of task Manager

Step 3: Select skype and click on disable at the bottom of task manager window.

That’s it, once you disable skype from startup programs and disable it from startup program  then your skype will not run in background or automatically start skype when you start your windows computer.