Step 1: Sign in to your Skype account
Open the Skype app on your Windows 8 computer and sign in to your account using your username and password.
Step 2: Access the account settings
Click on your profile picture located in the top left corner of the screen. A dropdown menu will appear, click on the “Settings” option.
Step 3: Delete account
Scroll down the settings page until you see the “Account & Profile” section. Click on the “Close your account” option.
Step 4: Select a reason for deleting your account
Skype will ask you to select a reason for deleting your account. Choose an option from the dropdown menu that best fits your reason for leaving Skype.
Step 5: Confirm deletion
After selecting a reason, Skype will ask you to confirm that you want to delete your account. Click on the “Next” button to proceed.
Step 6: Check your email
Skype will send an email to the address associated with your account. Follow the instructions in the email to confirm that you want to delete your account.
Step 7: Account deletion complete
After confirming your account deletion, Skype will permanently delete your account and all its associated data. You will no longer be able to access your Skype contacts, messages, and other information.
- Can I recover my deleted Skype account?
No, once you confirm the deletion of your account, it cannot be recovered.
- Will deleting my Skype account also delete my Microsoft account?
No, deleting your Skype account will not affect your Microsoft account.
- Do I need to uninstall Skype after deleting my account?
No, you don’t need to uninstall Skype after deleting your account. You can still use the app for other purposes.
Deleting your Skype account on Windows 8 is a straightforward process that takes just a few minutes. Make sure to follow the steps carefully to ensure that your account is deleted permanently. If you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact Skype’s customer support for assistance.