How to Log Off and Disable Skype for Business (Microsoft Windows)

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GVSU's Skype for Business installation will be turned off in June 2022. This guide shows how to log off from the Skype for Business application and disable it from automatically starting on Microsoft Windows.


  1. While logged into Skype for Business, open the Options window by selecting the cog from the main screen.
    Skype for Business Basic Main Window
  2. Select Personal on the left-hand side of the "Skype for Business – Options" window. Uncheck Automatically start the app when I log on to Windows. Select OK to save your choice. The "Skype for Business – Options" window will close.
    Skype for Business - Options Window
  3. To log off from Skype for Business, select the presence menu from the main screen. Then select "Sign Out." 
    Logging Off Skype for Business Basic Window
  4. Close the Skype for Business window.
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