The Meet Now icon from Windows 10 allows you to start or join Skype meetings with others quickly. However, those who don\u2019t use it or don\u2019t like Skype may not want it shown on their taskbar, near the clock. If that is the case for you, and you want to remove the Meet Now icon from Windows 10, here are four ways to \u201cuninstall\u201d Meet Now and get rid of its unnecessary shortcut:\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nIMPORTANT: If you don\u2019t know what Meet Now is and how it works, we recommend reading: What is Meet Now in Windows 10, and how to use it.\r\n1. How to hide the Meet Now icon from the Windows 10 taskbar\r\nThe quickest way to make Meet Now go away is to right-click or press-and-hold on its icon from the taskbar and then choose Hide.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHide the Meet Now icon\r\n\r\nMeet Now is no longer found on the Windows 10 taskbar. If you don\u2019t use Skype either, you may want to follow this guide and uninstall Skype too: 9 ways to remove desktop programs and Microsoft Store apps in Windows.\r\n2. How to turn off Meet Now from Windows 10 Settings\r\nAnother way is to open Settings (press Windows + I on your keyboard) and go to Personalization.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nIn Windows 10 Settings, go to Personalization\r\n\r\nIn the column on the left, choose Taskbar. On the right, scroll down to \u201cNotification area\u201d and click or tap the link that says: \u201cTurn system icons on or off.\u201d\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nClick or tap on Turn system icons on or off\r\n\r\nYou see a long list of system icons that can be displayed in the Windows 10 system tray. Scroll down to Meet Now, and set its switch to Off.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nSet the Meet Now switch to Off\r\n\r\nMeet Now is no longer visible in Windows 10. You may also want to remove the People icon from the taskbar in Windows 10 while you are here.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nNOTE: If later you want to enable the Meet Now icon, follow the same steps, and set its switch to On.\r\n3. How to remove the Meet Now icon using the Local Group Policy Editor\r\nIf you are an advanced user or an IT administrator who manages computers with Windows 10 Pro or Windows 10 Enterprise installed, you can also use the Local Group Policy Editor for this task. First, here\u2019s how to open the Local Group Policy Editor in Windows. If you don\u2019t feel like reading a lot, use the Windows 10 search box, type \u201cgroup policy,\u201d and click or tap on \u201cEdit group policy.\u201d\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nSearch for group policy\r\n\r\nIn the Local Group Policy Editor window, on the left column, go to \u201cUser Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Start Menu and Taskbar.\u201d\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nFind the Start Menu and Taskbar policies\r\n\r\nOn the right, scroll down to the entry that says \u201cRemove the Meet Now icon\u201d and double-click or double-tap on it.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nDouble-click on Remove the Meet Now icon\r\n\r\nIn the \u201cRemove the Meet Now icon\u201d window, check the Enabled setting, and then click or tap OK to apply it.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nSet Remove the Meet Now icon to Enabled\r\n\r\nNOTE: To undo your change, follow the same steps and choose Not Configured or Disabled.\r\n\r\n\r\n4. How to disable the Meet Now icon using the Windows Registry\r\nIf you prefer fiddling with the Windows Registry, we have created two files that enable or disable the Meet Now icon. You can find them inside this Meet Now.zip archive.\r\n\r\nIf you want to disable Meet Now, unzip the file that we offer for download, and double-click or double-tap the Disable_Meet_Now.reg file. Windows 10 asks for your confirmation about adding the registry values contained in the file. Click or tap on Yes.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nRun the Disable_Meet_Now.reg file and confirm\r\n\r\nYou are informed that the keys and values contained in our file have been successfully added to the registry. Press OK, and you are done.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe registry keys have been successfully added\r\n\r\nMeet Now is entirely disabled from Windows 10 and cannot be re-enabled through the methods shown earlier. However, if you want it back, you can run the Enable_Meet_Now.reg file found in our archive.\r\nDid you manage to \u201cuninstall\u201d Meet Now?\r\nAt the end of this guide, tell us if you managed to get rid of Meet Now and how you did it. Did you use the most straightforward method in our guide (the first) or one of the more complicated ones? Also, why did you choose to disable Meet Now? Comment below, and let\u2019s discuss.