Today we are going to see How to create a Skype account and delete a Skype account? What you should keep in mind is that Skype accounts also work like Microsoft’s. So it is a bit difficult to delete a Skype account individually.
Microsoft works in a similar way to Google in this regard. With a single account you can access all their services, among which is precisely Skype. So you can use the app with an Outlook account .
A little further down we are going to go into details so that there is no doubt about how to create an account and also about how to delete it in case you are no longer interested in using the app and you do not want any of your data is registered anywhere. It is a somewhat complicated process.
How to create a Skype account
You can create a Skype account from its official website. You can also use a Microsoft account (Outlook) to use the application. From the same website they guide you in detail step by step so that you can create your Skype account .
If you already have a Microsoft account, you can start using Skype without having to create an account from the app’s website. Just download the app and log in and you’re done. You can start using it to communicate.
Then with your username you can share it with your friends or colleagues so that they add you to the application. You can even use your Skype or Microsoft account to use other company services like One Drive or Xbox .
In the same way that it happens with Google and Gmail. With an account you can access all the services that the company provides .
How to delete a Skype account
In case you want to delete a Skype account . You must bear in mind that it is linked to the Microsoft account so you cannot delete it unless you also do it with the Microsoft account. Which means that you would not have access to the other services of the company.
What you can do is unlink your Skype account from Microsoft’s. To do this simply follow these steps:
- Login to Skype with your account.
- Now click on your username to go to your profile.
- Go to ” Account details ” and in that place click on ” Account Settings “.
- Next, you will have to go to “ Linked accounts ”.
- Click on ” Unlink ” to unlink your account with Microsoft.
- A warning will appear detailing what will happen. If you are sure, simply press ” Continue ” and you’re done.
- Permanently delete my Skype username.
In case you want to permanently delete your Skype account, you will also have to close your associated Microsoft account. For this you must go to the Microsoft account closing website and follow all the steps indicated therein. It is a very simple process and above all quite fast.
Creating a Skype account is a very simple process. So is eliminating it to some extent. If you do not want to have the accounts linked or if you do not want to share them, the ideal would be that you create two separate accounts to avoid this kind of situation.
However, you already know very well how to create and delete a Skype account . Although as always if you have any kind of doubt you can leave it a little further down in the comment box.