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How to delete Skype account

In today’s article, you will find out to quickly delete your Skype account.

Skype in recent years got a few competitors (Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft own Teams) and quite a few people moved to other services. Some of them do not want to leave a digital print behind and want to delete all the data and close Skype account down completely.

But it is not a very straightforward process since Skype merged with Microsoft account and it looks like there is no other way than deleting both accounts together. This is relatively easy but you need to be careful if you use some other Microsoft services.

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How to create Skype account

In today’s tutorial you will find out how to create Skype account. There are probably a few different methods of doing so. Surely you can use one of Skype applications on a mobile phone or tablet, but for convenience, I will use Skype website. Here’s how to open the account.

First head to skype.com, in the right-top corner you will see a link Sign in. Click it and small drop-down menu should appear. At the very bottom you should see a link New to Skype? Sign up. Click it.

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How to change Skype profile picture

I visited my Skype online account the other day and noticed that my profile picture is quite dated. I decided to change it but it turned out not to be so easy.

I visited skype.com, logged into my account, clicked on my profile picture and then click on the Edit profile button. From there I could change many things, my name, address, email, date of birth, even gender 🙂 But I could not find the option to swap the picture 🙁

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How to stop Skype from automatically starting up on Windows

So you want to disable Skype from automatically starting up with Windows 10? It is quite easy but before I show you how, let me tell you that this problem exists only with classic version of Skype. You can delete this version completely and instead install a Skype app from Microsoft app store.

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