You can access all the services that Microsoft offers Microsoft Office, Skype, Hotmail, OneDrive, among others. This saves a lot of time and also facilitates cross-platform portability as well as access from anywhere. However, in case your account gets hacked, or you don’t need your account in future, you can always delete the account. In this article, we discuss how you can delete Microsoft account in a few easy steps.
Before you continue with the deletion, here are some points that you must remember.
- Make sure you won’t be needing any of the Microsoft services with that account in the future. You can download all the data and can inform the people that you are closing this account.
- Cancel any subscriptions from this account.
- Set your devices with a different account so that you can use the apps without any problem.
- Check the remaining balance in your account as it may be lost after you have deleted the account.
Now that you have understood the implications of deleting your Microsoft account let us now continue with the process.
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Delete Microsoft account
Here are the steps to delete Microsoft account from your device.
Step 1: Go to Microsoft’s account closure page and then sign in with your account. (Make sure that the account that you are signing in is the same one that you want to delete).
Remove a Microsoft account from your PC
If you want to remove Microsoft account from your device, follow the instructions given below.
Step 1: Go to the Start menu and then select Settings.