How to Uninstall Microsoft Teams Completely

How to Uninstall Microsoft Teams Completely

You can uninstall Microsoft Teams completely from your device in just 5 mins by following this article. For many reason you may wanted to uninstall Microsoft Teams from your device. Uninstalling Teams is not the same comparing to other software introduced by Microsoft.

In order to learn how to uninstall Microsoft Teams completely from your device you need to uninstall one additional service from your device that was installed by Microsoft without your intention.

Let’s start and remove Microsoft Teams from your device completely.

How to Uninstall Microsoft Teams App

To learn How to uninstall Microsoft Teams on your device, First you must uninstall Microsoft Teams by going to program and feature in Control panel. Please follow the below instructions:

    • Press Window Key + R on your keyboard
    • Type Appwiz.cpl and Enter
    • On the list of programs select Microsoft Teams
    • Click Uninstall button to remove Microsoft Teams from your device
Uninstall Microsoft Teams Completely

Now you have learn how to uninstall Microsoft Teams completely from your device and you are not done yet. You need to uninstall one more service from your device, otherwise Microsoft Teams will automatically get installed on your device without your consent.

What is Teams Machine Wide Installer

The Teams Machine Wide installer is an application which is responsible to install Microsoft Teams for every users on the device when you install any Microsoft 365 click to run installer.

Earlier, when Microsoft Teams was released it was a standalone application which required to be install manually apart from Microsoft 365 applications, later Microsoft Teams was joined to the Microsoft 365 family.

Microsoft wanted to install Microsoft Teams automatically for all the existing Microsoft 365 users, Microsoft started to install the Teams Machine Wide installer on all the user device which has any active Microsoft 365 subscription.

In order to stop Microsoft Teams from automatically getting installed on your device, you must uninstall the Teams machine wide installer from your device. I hope in this article you learn how to uninstall Microsoft Teams and teams machine wide installer properly.

How to Uninstall Microsoft Teams Machine Wide Installer

To uninstall Teams machine wide Installer permanently please follow the below instruction carefully. If you didn’t remove the Teams Machine Wide Installer service from your device, then when you restart or turned on your PC for the next time you will find Microsoft Teams automatically installed on your device.

So, In order to completely uninstall Microsoft Teams from your device you need to uninstall Teams Machine Wide Installer also.

    • Again open Programs and Features
    • Select Teams Machine-Wide Installer
    • Click Uninstall to remove Microsoft Teams from your device.
Uninstall Microsoft Teams Completely

Note:

    • If you uninstall Office on your device Microsoft Teams will also be removed.

    • If you perform quick or online repair for your office Teams will be automatically installed again.

    • Check out this blog to prevent Microsoft Teams Keeps Reinstalling

How to Remove Microsoft Teams Application data

    • Press Window Key + R on your Keyboard
    • Type %appdata% and enter
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    • Select Teams Folder
    • Right Click and choose Delete to delete the Teams folder
Uninstall Microsoft Teams Completely

Now go to the below location and delete all the folder with the name Teams on it. Teams use the below location to store user file, logs, cache and junk file etc.,

    • C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Microsoft
        • Teams
        • TeamsMeetingAddin
        • TeamsPresenceAddin
    • C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft
        • Teams

Once you delete the Teams folder on the above location you are good to go and you can assume that you have successfully removed teams from your device.

How to Stop Microsoft Teams from Opening Automatically

Are you annoyed with Microsoft Teams from Opening automatically at every startup? then you are not alone.

Microsoft Teams has now become a part of Microsoft 365 product which means it included in most of the Microsoft 365 subscription, and installed along with the other Microsoft 365 products.

Common FAQs:

How do I completely uninstall Microsoft teams?

To completely uninstall Microsoft Teams from your device please follow the above articles. I have explained in a simple way and make sure to uninstall the Teams machine wide Installer also to prevent Microsoft Teams from install again on your device without your consent. 

How do I get rid of Microsoft Teams in Windows 11?

To get rid of Microsoft Teams in Windows 11 please follow the above articles “how to uninstall Microsoft Teams completely”. In this article, I have explained in a simple way and make sure to uninstall the Teams machine wide Installer also to prevent Microsoft Teams from install again on your device without your consent. 

How do I remove a Microsoft team from Windows 10?

To remove a Microsoft Team from Windows 10 please follow the above articles. I have explained in a simple way and make sure to uninstall the Teams machine wide Installer also to prevent Microsoft Teams from install again on your device without your consent. 

How do I stop Microsoft Teams from starting up?

To stop Microsoft Teams from starting up automatically please check my other blog How do I stop Microsoft Teams from starting up? I have listed 4 possible option to stop Microsoft Teams from startup up.

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