How to delete a Skype account?

First, be aware that it is not possible to completely delete a Skype account yourself. If you want your Skype name is deleted from the directory, it will be requested from Skype
How to delete a Skype account?

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Delete personal information

To not be paged via the Skype directory, delete the personal information you provided when creating your profile (full name, sex, date of birth, email, phone number, country). After that, nobody can find you using this type of information. It is still possible to search you by your nickname. Also delete your mood and change your avatar (it is not possible to delete an avatar)

How to remove personal information from your profile?

  • Log in to your Skype account.
  • Below the menu bar, click your username, your profile appears.
How to delete a Skype account?
  • On the right, under your name or add your full name if you had not given you your username and under the nickname Manage
How to delete a Skype account?

Click on Manage ; Your browser will open and direct you to this page; At the bottom, you can choose your language.
How to delete a Skype account?
  • In the section Personal informations, click on Edition next to Change Password.
  • Delete any information you entered in your personal information and in contact details
  • Click Save.
How to delete a Skype account?
  • Once you have removed your personal details, only your Skype must remain.

How to change his avatar

As it is not possible to delete an avatar, you can only change it
  • Log on to Skype.
  • In the menu bar, select Skype > Profile > Avatar...
  • Select another image on your computer.

To delete your Skype Name of the login screen

  • Close Skype.
  • Click Start then type "perform" and press Enter. (Windows XP: Click Start and Run)
  • write % AppData% \ Skype, then click OK. (If the file does not appear allow hidden files with Ctrl + H)
  • Delete the folder named after your Skype.

Deleting your nickname from the Skype directory

If you want your Skype name be removed from the Skype directory, contact Skype Customer Service.
Deleting your directory name will take about two weeks.

To do:
  • Go to this page and log in with the account to delete.
  • You arrive on this page:

How to delete a Skype account?

Click on Account and password then Deleting an account

How to delete a Skype account?


Your Skype once removed from the Skype directory will still appear in the list of your contacts. Only your contacts can remove you from their contact list. Anyway, they can no longer call you.
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