Webex Teams: Disabling Auto-Start Functionality

By default, the Webex Teams installer sets up the application to start on login. This documentation will highlight how to disable this functionality on both Mac and Windows operating systems.

Please note: This functionality is only available on per-user installations of Webex Teams (acquired directly from the Cisco website). Per-machine installations either pushed via system administrators or acquired from the campus software library will have this option greyed out.

Windows OS and Mac OS (Logged In):
If you are logged into Webex Teams on either Mac OS or Windows OS, please follow the Cisco documentation for disabling automatic startup.

Windows OS (Not Logged In):
To disable Webex Teams from starting up on Windows OS without logging into the application, follow the below steps. Please note that administrative rights are required to perform these steps. If you do not have administrative rights, contact your local IT for help with making these changes.
  1. Search for and open "Task Manager" with administrative rights. (Right click and select "Run as administrator")
  2. Navigate to the "Startup" tab.
  3. Locate "Webex Teams" and select it.
  4. Select "Disable on the bottom right hand corner of the Task Manager window.
Mac OS (Not Logged In):
To disable Webex Teams from starting up on Mac OS without logging into the application, please follow the Apple documentation on user login items.

Keywords:webex, webex teams,cisco, auto, start, login, mac, windows   Doc ID:89155
Owner:Keevan B.Group:Cisco Webex
Created:2019-01-17 15:54 CDTUpdated:2020-04-09 09:36 CDT
Sites:Cisco Webex, DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store
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