- Launch the Skype application on your desktop.
- Click your Skype Name, at top left corner.
- When a pop up appears, scroll down and click Settings.
- On the right-side panel.
- Scroll down and click Close your account.
- Verify your id and password to proceed.
How to Delete Skype Account Permanently
How To Permanently Delete Skype Account
You must first unlink your Microsoft account before you can erase your Skype account. (Disclaimer: It will take some time for the Skype account to be removed from the database.)
The technical definition is that deleting your Skype account truly implies removing your Microsoft account. You’ll lose access to services (Outlook, Hotmail, OneDrive, etc.) linked to your Microsoft account with the same email when you do this (delete Skype/Microsoft account).
Technically, deleting your Skype account means you’re canceling your Microsoft account. When you do so (cancel/delete your contact with Microsoft), other services connected to
We wait 60 days before permanently deleting accounts in the hopes that you may change your mind or need access to something during that time. You can cancel the closure at any time by signing in.
You can delete a Microsoft account from an iOS or Android device by going to settings, selecting My Account and then Deactivate Your Account. The data that was linked with the account, including your Skype contacts, purchases, and chat history will be removed when you cancel it.
To terminate your Skype account once and for all, first launch the app on your phone, then tap your avatar along the top of the “Chats” page and choose “Settings” inside your profile overview page. Then go to “Account & Profile,” then “Close Your Account.”