Microsoft Teams - Disabling Auto-Start Application

By Default, Microsoft Teams sets itself to start automatically whenever you login to the computer. This article covers how to disable that setting so your login time is quicker and smoother.

How to Disable Auto-Start on MS Teams

1. When in Microsoft Teams, click on the three horizontal dots (1) in the top right, next to your profile icon.

2. From the dropdown menu, click Settings (2).

Settings dropdown after clicking the three dots.

3. In the General settings, uncheck the checkmark next to Auto-Start Application.

General Settings screen for MS Teams.

4. Done!  You can close the settings screen and enjoy Microsoft Teams!

Note: There are other options in the settings screen to allow different ways for MS Teams to open or interact upon login.  An example includes letting MS Teams start in the background when logging into the computer.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact your ACES IT Pro. You can find your department's IT contact information here:

Keywordsclose closing MS   Doc ID113857
OwnerKyle B.GroupAnswers @ ACES
Created2021-09-22 18:02:52Updated2021-09-22 18:20:24
SitesUniversity of Illinois - College of ACES
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