While you first set up Windows 11, you’ll most likely see a brand new icon in your Taskbar — or, not less than, it is going to be new in the event you haven’t been utilizing Microsoft’s Teams collaboration app these days. In the event you float your cursor throughout the icon, which seems to be like a digicam inside a cartoon speech balloon, it would say “Chat.” Click on on it, and also you’ll be invited to “Meet and chat with family and friends” utilizing Microsoft Teams.
In the event you’re already utilizing Teams, otherwise you’re okay with switching to it, you’re positive. After that, if you click on on the Chat icon, you’ll have the ability to chat with buddies, household, and colleagues utilizing a pop-up field.
So what in the event you’re not in utilizing Microsoft Teams?
There are a number of issues you are able to do in the event you discover the push to Teams irritating. You possibly can cease Teams from robotically loading each time you begin your machine. You possibly can take away the Chat icon from the Taskbar. And, in the event you actually need to go the entire hog, you possibly can uninstall it.
Let’s take these one by one.
It’s actually easy to merely cease Teams — or some other app that you just don’t want — from loading when your machine begins up. This not solely will get your machine to begin up sooner, however it reserves your PC’s reminiscence for the stuff you actually need to use.
By the way in which, so long as you’re in the Startup menu, check out among the different apps that robotically begin up along with your laptop; there could also be some others that you really want to disable (for instance, what in the event you don’t essentially need to run OneDrive?). Go forward and try this.
Even in the event you cease Teams from loading, you’re nonetheless going to have the Teams Chat icon sitting in your Taskbar. When you have no intention of utilizing it and need to save your Taskbar for different apps, it’s easy to take away it, although it’s not fairly the identical course of as a lot of the different apps which might be pinned there.
In the event you actually, actually(*11*) don’t need Teams round, you possibly can uninstall it. There are literally two methods of doing this: