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How to stop an application from starting up automatically on macOS

Here are the steps below for performing this task.

- Open System Preferences and
- Click on Users & Groups.
Select under current user (your name on the right).
- Choose Login items tab.
- Check startup programs you want to remove.
- Press the “–” sign below.
- That is all as shown below.

In the future, you wish to add an Item back, simply select the + button as shown below

- Select the “+” and choose the app you’d like add.
- Then restart your Mac to reflect the change made

When next you start your macOS, the specific application will not be started. Here is how to stop Cisco Webex Meetings from starting up automatically.

I hope you found this blog post helpful. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session.

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Mac User
2 years ago

Omg! I could hug you!! Thank you for the clear, quick instructions.

2 years ago
Reply to  Mac User

I am glad you found this useful, thank you for the nice comment

2 years ago

Thank you a billion times over!!!!

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