How to Delete My Skype Account

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Regardless of the reason why you are no longer satisfied with Skype, you searched for how to delete Skype account because they do not make this process easy for their customers. When closing your Skype account, you will have to wait 60 days before your account is permanently deleted. Before deleting your Skype account, remember that the associated Microsoft account will also be closed, and you will no longer be able to use the money in your account. Also, do not forget to cancel your subscription if you have the Auto-recharge feature enabled. Read on to see how to delete your Skype account. The steps are the same for Windows, Android, iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

How to Delete Skype Account

  1. Go to the Skype account closure page, and sign in.
  2. Click Next.
  3. You will be taken through a check process to check if you are the owner of the account, and to make sure that you are ready to close your account.
  4. You will have to select a reason for closing your account from a drop-down list.
  5. Select Mark account for closure. If you cannot click the Mark account for closure tab, go back to the previous steps. You probably did not select a reason for closing your account, or you did not check all the required boxes.

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You will lose all of your Skype Credits and subscriptions when your account closes. Therefore, try to use any that you can in the meantime. Remember to remove all your personal information from Skype before deleting your account. You may do so from the desktop client. Click the My account option from the Skype drop down menu in the top left of the program. Then click Edit profile, and then delete your personal information, such as your name, and your phone number.

If you change your mind after deleting your account, you can talk to Skype’s customer service to have the account re-instituted. However, keep in mind if you do that you won’t get any of your Skype Credits or subscriptions back! Before making a final decision, you can take a look at the best Skype alternatives. Do you have questions on how to delete your Skype account? Let us know in the comment form below!

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