How To Uninstall Skype

Contents
  1. If you don’t use Skype anymore, get rid of it!
  2. How to Uninstall Skype on Windows 10
  3. How to Uninstall Skype on Mac
  4. How to remove Skype from a mobile device
  5. How to uninstall Skype for Business from Windows
  6. How to remove Skype for Business from Mac
  7. Uninstall the Skype for Business Web App

If you don’t use Skype anymore, get rid of it!

Skype is useful for communication in certain situations. But if you find other calling or messaging tools, or if you find that Skype is taking up too much space on your device, you can uninstall it. Below are the steps to uninstall multiple versions of Skype from different devices.

If you are using Skype Online, there are no local files on your computer to delete.

How to Uninstall Skype on Windows 10

If Skype is installed on your Windows PC and you want to uninstall it, follow the instructions below.

These instructions also work for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8.

  1. If you are currently using Skype, please sign out. Select X in the top right corner to do this.

  2. On the keyboard, press Windows+R

    1. Key Windows has the Windows logo and is usually located at the bottom left of the keyboard.

  3. When the dialog box appears Run enter “ appwiz.cpl

  4. Select Okay

  5. In the dialog box Programs and Features find Skype in the list. Right click on it and select remove or remove

  6. Then click Windows+R on keyboard. When the dialog box appears Run enter “%appdata%

  7. Select Okay

  8. Right click on folder Skype and select remove

You will now delete the Skype entries from the registry.

Serious problems can result from modifying the registry incorrectly, so follow the instructions carefully and consider backing up the registry beforehand.

  1. Click Windows+R on keyboard. When the dialog box appears Run enter “ regedit

  2. Select Okay

  3. IN Registry Editor select Change Find

  4. In the text field, type “ Skype ”, then select Find next

  5. For each item, right click and delete.

How to Uninstall Skype on Mac

If you are using Skype on Mac and need to uninstall it, here’s how:

  1. If you are currently using Skype, please sign out.

  2. Open folder Applications find Skype and drag it to the trash.

  3. open then ~/Library/Application Support find the folder Skype and drag it to the trash. Remark. Find a folder At home (marked ), Open Finder and go to To go. At home

  4. Open ~/Library/Preferences and sleep com.skype.skype.plist Add to cart.

  5. Open Finder and use the search function to search Skype † Drag all results to the trash.

  6. Finally click ctrl + [значок корзины] and select Empty Trash Can

How to remove Skype from a mobile device

To remove Skype from your mobile device, do the following:

To remove Skype from an Android device, go to Institutions and go to Applications † highlight Skype click on it and then click on remove

To remove Skype from iOS, press and hold the icon Skype until it vibrates. Click X and then remove

If you later change your mind and want to reinstall Skype, you can simply download it and use it again.

How to uninstall Skype for Business from Windows

Use the following process to uninstall Skype for Business if you are using Office for Business, Office 365 Admin, Office 365 Small Business, or Office 365 Small Business Admin.

First, you need to prevent Skype for Business from starting automatically:

  1. Open Skype for Business and select icon equipment (Tools)

  2. Choose from the menu instruments parameters:

  3. In the dialog box parameters: select in person

  4. Uncheck the box Automatically launch an application when I log in to Windows And Start the application in the foreground † Select Okay

  5. Select File Going out

You can now remove offline versions of Skype for Business from your computer:

Office 365 Skype for Business cannot be uninstalled without uninstalling the entire Office suite.

  1. Open Control panel

  2. Select Programs Programs and Features Uninstall or change a program

  3. Select Skype for Business remove

    1. If you don’t see this option, you are most likely using a version of Skype for Business that is integrated with Office and cannot be uninstalled separately.

  4. When asked if you are ready to delete, select remove

  5. Wait for the uninstall to complete, then select close to

How to remove Skype for Business from Mac

To remove the Skype for Business icon from the Dock, use these steps:

  1. Sign out of Skype for Business by clicking Skype for Business > Sign Out

  2. Then close the login page Skype for Business on Mac

  3. On the keyboard, simultaneously press the key ctrl and click the icon Skype for Business

  4. Select Going out

  5. Open Finder Applications and select Skype for Business † Drag it to basket

If these steps don’t work, you may need to do a clean uninstall.

Uninstall the Skype for Business Web App

If you’re using Skype for Business Web App to merge calls with companies that use Skype for Business and want to delete it, follow these steps on a PC or Mac.

On Windows

  1. Open the appropriate control panel:

    1. In Windows 10, select the icon Windows type on the taskbar Control panel and select Control panel in the list.

    2. In Windows 8, go to screen Applications † Swipe or scroll right. In section Windows system select Control panel

    3. In Windows 7, click Get started and select Control panel from the list.

  2. In section Programs select Uninstall a program or Installing and uninstalling programs

  3. Scroll down and select Skype and then select remove remove or Change/Delete

  4. If necessary, follow additional instructions to remove the plugin.

  5. You can see a progress bar that shows you how far along you are in the process.

on Mac

  1. Open Finder and select Go to folder

  2. Enter /Library/Internet Plugins

  3. When the folder opens, locate the Skype plugin and drag it to the Trash.

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