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Faculty, Staff, and Administrators - Turn Off Skype from Opening Automatically

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Faculty, Staff, and Administrators - Turn Off Skype from Opening Automatically

 

You may have selected the option to have Skype start as soon as you turn on your computer. This article will show you how to turn off that option.

 

1. Open Skype on your computer or wait for Skype to open (if you have auto-start selected).

 

 

 

2. Once you have been signed into Skype, click the gear icon (Settings) in the upper right corner. 

Note: You do not need to click the small down arrow next to the gear. Just click on the gear icon itself. 

 

 

3. A pop-up window will appear. 

Click the Personal tab from the toolbar on the left hand side of the window. 

 

 

 

4. Click the box next to Automatically start the app when I logon to Windows and the box next to Start the app in the foreground to uncheck these options.

 

 

5. Once unchecked, click OK in the bottom right hand corner of the window. 

 

 

6. After you have updated these settings, you may exit Skype

Click the small down arrow to the right of the gear (Settings) icon in the upper right hand corner of Skype.

 

 

7. Select File from the drop down menu. 

Then select Exit.

 

 

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