How to Remove Your Phone from Startup in Windows 10

Don’t want Your Phone app starting with Windows? Follow these steps to remove Your Phone app from the Startup list in Windows 10.

Your Phone app is hugely helpful in quickly access all your notifications, photos, message, phone calls, etc., directly on your PC. However, if the Your Phone app is getting in your way with constant notifications, you can remove it from the startup list to stop Your Phone from starting with Windows.

In this quick and simple guide, let me show you the steps to remove Your Phone from startup to stop it from starting automatically at Windows 10 startup.

Remove ‘Your Phone’ from Startup

To stop Your Phone from starting with Windows, follow the steps below.

  1. Right-click on the empty taskbar.
  2. Select “Task Manager.”
  3. Go to the “Startup” tab.
  4. Select “Your Phone” from the list.
  5. Click on the “Disable” button.
  6. Close the task manager.

To remove Your Phone app from Windows startup, you have to disable it from the Task Manager’s Startup list. To do that, right-click on an empty space on the taskbar and select the “Task Manager” option. This action will open the Task Manager. You can also open it by pressing the “Ctrl + Shift + Esc” shortcut.

open the task manager

After opening the task manager, go to the “Startup” tab. This is where you will find all the apps that start with Windows. From here, you can manage which apps can and cannot start with Windows.

Here, select the “Your Phone” app in the list and click on the “Disabled” button. Doing so will disable it in the startup list.

Remove Your Phone from Startup

That is all. Since you have disabled Your Phone app in the startup list it will no longer start Windows 10 from the next restart. If you really want to, you can also stop the app from running in the background.

If you ever want to turn it on again, follow the same steps but click on the “Enable” button.

What is the ‘Your Phone’ app?

To integrate Android phones with Windows 10 operating system, Microsoft created a new app called ‘Your Phone.’ In fact, when you first install Windows 10, the Your Phone app will be installed automatically. If it doesn’t, you can install it from the Windows Store.

The primary use case of the Your Phone app is letting you access your phone calls, messages, notifications, and photos directly from your PC. On some supported Android models, you can even mirror your Android screen and run Android apps directly on the PC. For all this to happen, you need to install the Your Phone Companion app on your Android phone and link it to your Windows 10 system.

To make Your Phone work as seamlessly as possible, it will automatically start with Windows 10. That way, you won’t miss any notifications or features just because the app is not running in the background.

That is all. I hope that helps. If you are stuck or need some help, comment below and I will try to help as much as possible.

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