Uninstall Microsoft Teams From Windows and Mac Devices

Note: For Windows machines, please remove both Microsoft Teams and Teams Machine-Wide Installer to remove Microsoft Teams permanently.

Windows 10 OS

You need to uninstall two items to fully uninstall Teams, so make sure you follow all the steps.

  1. Quit Teams by right-clicking the Teams icon in the taskbar and choosing Close window.

  2. In Windows, click on the Start button  Start button , > Settings > Apps.

  3. Under Apps & features, search "teams".

  4. Highlight Microsoft Teams, then select Uninstall.

  5. A box will appear, then again select Uninstall to confirm. A new box will appear, asking Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? Select Yes.

  6. Now select Teams Machine-Wide Installer, click Uninstall. Then follow the same process described in Step 5.

A step in the process of uninstalling Teams from Windows

To uninstall Teams you need to uninstall both Microsoft Teams and Teams Machine-Wide Installer.


  • Teams will also be removed if you uninstall Office.

  • If you reinstall or perform an online repair of Office, Teams will be included.

  • Administrators can prevent the installation of Teams when they install Office. See documentation for this process here.

Mac OS

Quit Teams by right-clicking the Teams app in the dock, then holding down Option and clicking Force Quit. Open the Application Folder, select Microsoft Teams, and move it to the Trash.


For more information: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/uninstall-microsoft-teams-3b159754-3c26-4952-abe7-57d27f5f4c81#ID0EAABAAA=Desktop 

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