If you have decided to stop using Skype, we recommend you to delete your account in this messenger. This will help you to guarantee that no one will access your account and personal information. This guide will demonstrate you how to delete Skype account step by step.
The first thing you should do is to enter this application
- The first thing you should do is tapping on the Skype icon on your smartphone.
If you want to delete Skype account, you need to enter your profile in Skype
- After you have accessed the Skype app, you should tap on your profile photo icon, placed at the top of that page.
You are able to delete Skype account if you will scroll down lower
- Following it, you will get to see the page of your Skype account’s settings. There, you need to scroll down until you will find the “Account and profile” section.
You need to tap on this section in order to proceed further
- Once you have spotted the “Account and profile” section, tap on it.
In order to proceed further, you need to select this section
- Following it, you will have to tap on the “Close your account” option.
You will be asked to verify your identity before being able to delete your account
- Then, you will be asked to verify your identity. Choose how to do by tapping on an appropriate method: email address or SMS message onto your phone.
This is a verification code that will help you to verify your identity
- Once you have got the SMS verification code, you should enter it in the provided field and tap on “Verify.”
You should type a verification code in this field and click on this button
- After doing so, you will get a notification that your account is ready for closure. There, you need to scroll down and tap on the “Next” button.
This kind of a notification you will get to see before closing your Skype account
- Following it, you will have to place a tick near every box on the next page.
In order to delete Skype account, you should tap on this button
- After you have placed the ticks, you should tap on “Select a reason” and choose a reason why you are leaving.
If you want to delete Skype account of yours, you have to tick each of the boxes
- You need simply to tap on the reason of your leaving.
At this point, you will be asked to specify a reason why you want to close your Skype account
- Once you have done all that, you should tap on the “Mark account for closure” button.
These are the different reasons you may choose for closing your Skype account
- After that, you will be able to recover your account during a month. After that, it will be closed forever.
Once you are ready to delete your Skype account, you should tap on this button
You can also get to know how to create a Skype account.