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How do I stop Skype automatically signing at start up on my Mac?

I only want to sign in when I want to use skype. How do I stop this auto sign in.

tags23
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Re: How do I stop Skype automatically signing at start up on my Mac?

I have the same problem. I also can't figure out how to contact Skyope help, to ask them. I get these silly little chat messages from people I don't know. The people I Skype with are people I already know.

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You can add me to the list. It automatically sends you to the "contacts" and there you are stuck with no way to go back to the main page.

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Hi,

 

Go to 'File' menu >>> Sign Out

 

Then tick/untick at bottom to suit your needs.

 

Hth

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Thanks for this. Do you know how to stop Skype itself from launching when you start up the Mac?
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Yep ! Same trick works for all applications on Mac OS X Dock.  

 

Ctrl-click (or right-click) Skype icon from Dock and select the suitable option from dropdown menu.

 

Else, go to System Preferences/System/Accounts and there remove Skype from startup items.

 

Et voilà ! Enjoy !

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Still not working.  I followed all the method showed below but not working.

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uninstall it.

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