How many of us have found that it has been impossible for us to delete our Skype account? Yes, at first it may seem easier but as soon as you try to erase your Skype account you realize how difficult it was.
So, I came here to solve it. Do not suffer any more if you can not delete the Skype account. With this little guide, you’ll learn how to delete your Skype account in minutes. Easy and simple, right? Hands-on then.
Delete Skype Account Step By Step
Microsoft goes even further when we try to delete a Skype account. To do this, we will have to follow a few steps and disable several options. Here’s how you can do it.
1. Unlink Microsoft Account From Skype
First of all, start unlinking your Microsoft account. This is because deleting the Skype account would permanently erase our Microsoft account from all sides. So you don’t want that, right?
For this, we have to go “My Account“, wherein “Settings and preferences” then we have to find the configuration of your account. Have you seen your Microsoft account? Go there, to “Unlink“. That’s it, the first step is over.
2. Cancel All Subscriptions
No, we are not talking about YouTube, but about the Skype services, you can subscribe to. But, how do I cancel my subscriptions? As easy as going one by one by selecting the “Cancel subscription” option. However, not everything is there, but we will also have to deactivate the “Automatic Recharge” option in our account to avoid future payments. If you can not find it, I give you a clue, it’s in the billing and payments section. Yes, right there.
3. Format Basic Information
However much you delete your Skype account, the information will be swarming over the Internet. Why do not you want that? To avoid this, you to have to delete a few details of your Skype profile.
- Remove your profile picture
- Change your status saying ‘No longer available on Skype’
- Change your Status Yes, it is not the same as in the previous point. In this, you should put it in invisible mode or offline.
- Remove all your personal information . Go to your profile and edit all the fields to be blank. This way you will avoid leaving any trace.
- Close the sessions you have open on all your devices.
4. Delete Skype Account
Here comes the time to say goodbye to Skype. You will definitely delete the Skype account. For this, You need to go to the configuration of your account.
Once there, you can follow the messy process to delete it or, cut with this link directly to the page where they will offer us the possibility of closing the Skype account.
If we select this option, it will take us to a new screen in which we repeat that we make sure that your account is ready to close. If you have carried out the previous steps, it will be. You will just have to accept and your account will be automatically deleted.
As I would say a friend of mine, you will have to wait no more or less than 60 days until our Skype account is finally closed. During these days, we can recover the account if we regret, Microsoft thinks about everything.