If you would like to stop Skype from opening and appearing automatically, every time you log into or start-up Windows 10, here’s how:

  • Go to ‘Settings’ (type ‘Settings’ in the taskbar and select it).
  • Click on ‘Apps’.
  • On the ‘Apps and Features’ page, left-hand side, click on ‘Startup’.
  • Switch the Skype toggle to ‘Off’.

    To also stop Skype from carrying out tasks when you have not asked it to, go back to the main Settings page and:
  • Click on ‘Privacy’.
  • Left-hand side, scroll down and click on ‘Background apps.
  • Find Skype and click the toggle to ‘Off’. 

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