You are in here which means you want to uninstall skype for business from your desktop or laptop.
You might think that it is so easy to delete it from the desktop just like other programs but it is not easy as you think. It is so tough to delete skype business because you can not delete it immediately.
So today I have brought you four ways that will remove it from your desktop and also works on Windows and Mac.
All the methods I will tell you are tested by me because I installed that skype business in my windows also then I researched a lot to delete it so all that four methods will work for sure. So let’s get started now to tell you about these methods.
● 4 Ways To Uninstall Skype Business-
In these 4 methods, we have included guidelines for Mac and Windows both because some of our users use Mac products so do not worry it will work for you too.
And if you are using skype business with office 365 then it is impossible to remove it from your computer.
There will be only one way to remove it which is to remove all the Microsoft office packages from your computer if you do not have any kind of important data in that. Now let’s begin with the methods.
1. Prevent Skype Business To Start Automatically-
● In Skype for business select tool icon and then find and navigate to tools and after then click on the option you will see there.
● After that select personal, after then unselect the option where you find written automatically start the program. When I start and window and open it to run in the background. That will stop Skype business to run in the background.
● Then select the file and after that click on ok then exit the app.
That was the first step to delete it but there are more three steps that you have to follow to remove the skype business from your desktop or Mac. So let’s go on the second step without wasting any more time.
2. Get rid of Skype business from your personal computer-
Microsoft says that you can not just delete the skype business if you are using it with the Microsoft office 365. If you want to delete it then you have to remove the entire Microsoft Office from your computer to get rid of the skype business.
And this is true that you can not delete it without that pack and I will tell you a method now which will work for those even if you have Microsoft office or not.
● Start your Windows and Go To control panel from the Start Button.
● Find programs Option in the control panel.
● Now in the program option find Skype business written and do right-click on it. Then click on uninstall that will remove your skype business from your computer.
(If you can not see Skype Business program in the programs then you need to understand that it is attached to Microsoft 365 Office and now you have to uninstall it all to delete Skype Business from your computer.
For deleting it just do the same right on the Microsoft Office 365 and click on uninstall when it gets finished your skype Business will also get uninstalled)
● After that just go back to the control panel and you will see the program of skype business uninstall it by giving a right-click on it.
3. How To Remove Skype Business On Macs?
This trick is only for those who own Macs and want to delete Skype Business. This trick will not work on windows.
For completely uninstall Skype Business from your Mac you have to follow all the steps I have mentioned below without missing or skipping any of the steps.
● Get on your Personal Computer by using Administrative Credentials.
● Exit skype Business on your Mac if it is running in the background or you are using it now.
● Find and Drag the Skype Business into the trash folder to get rid off from this Skype Business.
If there are some hidden files of Skype Business still exist in your Mac then you can follow the steps I have mentioned below to remove them also from your Mac.
● In the Finder menu click on Go, and Go to Folder to delete the folder and delete the subsequent files:/Users/<User>/Library/Containers/com.microsoft.SkypeForBusiness/Users/<User>/Library/Logs/LwaTracing/Users/<User>/Saved Application State/com.microsoft.SkypeForBusiness.savedState/Users/<User>/Preferences/com.microsoft.SkypeForBusiness.plistErase the following file:/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/MeetingJoinPlugin.plugin
● Within the application, folder opens up key access and inside your keychain find the folder of Skype Business and delete it all.
If that does not work for you on your Mac then we have another method for this too you can try that method to remove skype business from your Mac.
4. Registry Removal Program-
This is the last option for Mac users to disable registry for Skype Business but there is a huge risk in it.
Because it is so sensitive option if you delete registry of something important then your Mac can get crashed and it will be so tough to fix it again to make it run so use this option only if you are intelligent enough to know all about it.
● Select the Windows and R keys again and again then in the run box type, Regedit and registry folder will come on your display.
● Now click on edit and find Skype Business in the registry option.
● Use right-click to delete all of the Microsoft Apps it will be more 50 in the registry but do not delete or edit anything else over there.
How to uninstall skype for business 2019
● FINAL WORDS –
Everything I have told you in this article is working well for both Mac and Windows desktop.
Because many of us might not know how to delete Skype Business permanently so I brought you these easy methods with easy step by step knowledge so you can perform them easily on your desktop or Mac.
If you got any questions regarding this you can ask below and I will get to you as soon as possible.