Follow the steps below to adjust the auto-launch settings for Microsoft Teams on Windows. After changing these settings, Microsoft Teams will not open at start-up. You will need to launch Teams to receive notifications/messages from the desktop application.
- Launch and login to the Teams application.
- In the Teams application select your Office 365 account icon (initials by default) on the top right.
- Select settings.
- In the general settings menu, remove the check from the 'Auto-start application' setting.