If you have installed Microsoft Teams on your computer or mobile and want to uninstall it completely, here is how to do it. This article shows the exact methods to uninstall Microsoft Teams from Windows 10 and Android. We have listed more than one method so that you can use any one of them according to your choice.
How to uninstall Microsoft Teams from Windows 10
To uninstall Microsoft Teams from Windows 10 completely, follow these methods-
- From Control Panel
- From Windows Settings
- Use uninstaller software
To know more about these steps, keep reading.
1] From Control Panel
Although several options have been migrated from Control Panel to Windows Settings, it is not dead yet. You can uninstall any installed software from the Control Panel. The only problem is that you cannot delete the leftovers. If you can consider that, go ahead to follow these steps.
Open the Taskbar search box, search for “Microsoft Teams,” and click the Uninstall button on the right-hand side after getting the search result.
It will open the Control Panel’s Programs and Features window directly. Alternatively, you can open the Control Panel and click on Programs and Features as well.
After that, select Microsoft Teams from the list, and click the Uninstall button.
Next, follow the screen instructions to get the job done.
2] From Windows Settings
The best thing about the Windows Settings is that it does numerous jobs in less time. For example, you can install apps from your computer using Window Settings.
For that, press Win+I to open the Windows Settings on your computer and go to the Apps section. Make sure you are on the Apps & features tab. If so, find out the Microsoft Teams on your right-hand side and click on it to select.
Next, click the Uninstall button and do the same again to confirm and start the uninstallation process.
It doesn’t ask you to do anything else and uninstalls the software immediately. The drawback is that you cannot delete leftover files from your computer if you use this method.
3] Use uninstaller software
Program uninstaller tools are made for this job, and they can delete all the leftover files from your computer after uninstalling software. Therefore, if you want to delete all the leftover files from File Explorer and Registry Editor, it is recommended to opt for a program uninstaller software like Revo Uninstaller.
We have shown screenshots of a stock Android device. However, the process is almost the same on other mobiles as well.
Completely uninstall Microsoft Teams from Android
To uninstall Microsoft Teams from Android completely, follow these steps-
- Tap on the Microsoft Teams icon and hold it.
- Select App info.
- Tap on the Force stop button.
- Go to Storage & cache.
- Tap on the Clear cache and Clear storage buttons.
- Tap the Uninstall button.
- Click on the OK button.
Let’s delve into these steps in detail to know more.
At first, you have to open the pane from where you can uninstall the app. There are two ways to get there. First, you can tap on the Microsoft Teams icon and hold it until you get the popup menu. From here, select the App info button.
Second, you can open the Settings app, go to Apps & notifications > See all n apps, and select Microsoft Teams from here. Once you open the window, tap on the Force stop button and go to Storage & cache.
Next, tap the Clear cache and Clear storage buttons one after one.
Once done, come back to the main screen, tap the Uninstall button, and select OK to confirm.
Now Microsoft Teams is removed from your mobile. However, it is suggested to check the internal storage to find any possible folder related to Microsoft Teams. If you find anything, delete it.
I hope these guides help you.