How to uninstall Skype

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You are looking for a guide who can explain you in detail how to uninstall Skype? Very well, you found it! In this in-depth analysis we will give you all the indications to succeed in your intent.

This is not a complex procedure: in a few simple steps you will have uninstalled Skype from your pc or from yours Mac (we will see both procedures). Here are all our tips.

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How to uninstall Skype

You recently realized that you don't use Skype much anymore: there was a time when you used to call often via the popular instant messaging and VoIP platform. For this reason you are wondering how to uninstall Skype, but you have no idea how to do it. Well, in this case let us say that you have come to the right place at the right time: in the next few lines we will provide you with the complete procedure to be carried out whether you have a PC or a Mac.

So take a few minutes of free time: we are sure that, once you have finished reading the article, you will have a clearer picture of what you need to do. But no more delay, are you ready? Perfect, let's go!

How to uninstall Skype from PC

If you have a desktop or notebook computer and you use the Windows 10 operating system, and you are wondering how to uninstall Skype from PC, this is the paragraph for you. You can act in different ways: it depends on what kind of customers you have installed. Indeed on Windows 10 There are two types of clients available: classic desktop (Skype for Desktop) or the Skype application from the Microsoft Store.

If you have installed the app, you can proceed with the uninstallation by opening the Start menu, then locate the Skype app, double-click on it with the right mouse button and select the item "Uninstall”From the context menu. Confirm the procedure using the "Uninstall" button. Nothing simpler, isn't it?

If, on the other hand, you have installed Skype for Desktop, you need to access the Windows 10 “Settings” panel using the combination of Win + [i] keys or by pressing the gear icon in the Start menu. Now you will see a screen where you will have to click on the App> Apps and features item, after which in the proposed list you have to locate the Skype software.

Once the software has been selected, click on the “Uninstall” button twice in a row: you will be shown a box where you will have to press the “Yes” button and then again on “Yes”. This will launch the Skype uninstall wizard. At the end of the various operations, you will see a confirmation message that will tell you that the program has been removed from your computer. To close the window click on “OK”.

Alternatively, you can also uninstall Skype via the Control Panel: once you have entered there (all you have to do is go to the Start menu and type "control panel" in the search bar), click on "Uninstall a program" (item found under "Programs") and displays the list of software installed on your PC. Here select "Skype for Desktop" and then click on "Uninstall". All you have to do is follow the on-screen instructions to complete the uninstallation.

How to uninstall Skype from Mac

If you are wondering instead how to uninstall Skype from Mac because you have an Apple device, then you must know that even in this case the procedure is very quick. First, open "Finder" and navigate to the "Applications" folder (found in the sidebar). Once this is done, scroll through the list of applications installed on your Mac and locate “Skype”.

Now right-click on the icon and then select the item "Move to trash": the Skype app will be moved to the MacOS trash. To permanently delete the app, you need to empty the trash: to do this, click on the latter and click on "Empty trash" from the menu that opens.

As you have seen, also in this case the procedure was very simple and fast. The operations are just as easy to carry out even if you want to uninstall Skype from an Android or iPhone smartphone.

How to uninstall Skype: conclusions

You should now have a clearer idea about how to uninstall Skype. We just have to give you an appointment at the next one, in the hope that our guide has actually been useful to you. Soon!

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