How To Delete Your Skype Account

Simplest - Send a legal email

Did you know that companies respond to lawyers more than to their users? Have a lawyer send an email on your behalf requesting deletion.

Send legal email

Deleting your skype account requires you to delete your entire Microsoft account. Microsoft offers an easy deletion link. Follow the steps below to delete your Skype account.

Delete Skype - Website - Slides & Instructions

Step #1:

Click here to open the Skype delete link. Follow the instructions to enter your** email address and password. Then click **next.

Skype- Delete account from website. Step 1: Open account closure link

Step #2:

Check all the boxes then choose *a reason for deletion. *

Skype- Delete account from website. Step 2: Choose a reason for deletion

Step #3:

Click mark account for closure

Skype- Delete account from website. Step 3: Mark account for closure

Step #4:

Click done

Skype- Delete account from website. Step 4: Click done

Your account will be closed in 60 days. If you sign back in within those 60 days you will reopen your account and invalidate the deletion process.

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Questions & Answers

Can I delete my Skype account without deleting my entire microsoft account?

Not if your microsoft account is linked to your Skype account.

What happens when I delete my Skype account?

Your account becomes unrecoverable 60 days after you close the account. After 60 days you'll lose access to any service that uses the account for sign-in purpose. Basically you will lose access to all of your Microsoft account services. If you chose to reopen your Skype account you will need to prove your identity using your current account security information.