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How To Delete A Skype Account


Let’s say right away that it is completely impossible to delete a Skype account. However, if you are no longer interested in using it, you can delete all your personal information from the Skype database, which will make it impossible for other users to find your account.

Delete personal information in Skype

If you do not want other users to find you in the Skype directory, you need to delete all personal information provided when creating your profile. This information includes name, gender, date of birth, email address, phone number, and location.

Log into your Skype account and click on your username in the menu bar. Then click Manage. The browser will redirect you to your profile page . In the Personal Information section, click Edit Profile:

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You can now delete all data from your profile.

How To Delete A Skype Account

Change Skype avatar

The next step is to remove the personal avatar. Please note that it is not actually possible to delete an avatar, but it is possible to change it to something more neutral.

How To Delete A Skype Account
How To Delete A Skype Account

Sign in to Skype and select Skype > Identity > Change my avatar . Finally, select a new image.

Removing an account from the login menu

To remove your account from your computer screen, close Skype and click the Start menu on your computer. Type Run and press Enter . Then enter

% appdata% \ Skype

and click OK .

Delete the folder with the name of your Skype account.

Remove username from Skype directory

Go to the home page and sign in to your Skype account.

Then tap Account & Password and then Delete Account . The removal procedure itself will take about two weeks.

For any questions regarding your account, you can also contact Skype Customer Support .

NB Even if your username is removed from the Skype directory, it will still appear in your friends’ contact lists.


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