If you’re not happy with your Microsoft account or services or with the heavy privacy violations, closing your Microsoft account might be a good start. Sure, it might be a great idea if your life depends on your Outlook account, but in the grand scheme of things, having and accessing a Microsoft account is more of a nuisance. In this article, you will learn how to delete a Microsoft account with a complete procedure and how to make it go away forever.
Before Your Close Microsoft Account
Closing a Microsoft account means you won’t be able to use it to sign in to the Microsoft products and services you’ve been using. It also deleted all the services associated with it.
How to Delete Microsoft in Window 10
Deleting a Microsoft account in window 10 isn’t difficult. Follow the steps:
1. First, open your PC or Laptop and click on the Window and click on the Settings icon.
2.Under Settings click into the “Accounts” section and find the option to remove the Microsoft account at the bottom of the “Your account” tab.
Note: You cannot delete your Microsoft account if you are already signed in with the same account you wish to delete. You’ll need to either create a separate local account and re-login from there or simply wipe your Window installation altogether if that’s the route you’re opting to take instead.
3. Once you are logged in on another account, choose the one you plan on deleting, and choose the “Remove” option once it pops up.
Delete your account from Microsoft Server
Here’s what you need to delete your Microsoft account.
Log into your Microsoft account on the Microsoft website. Enter your credentials and sign in. Once you are logged in, click on the “Next” in the lower left-hand corner and verify your identity with your email address or phone number. Enter the verification code. Start checking all the boxes on the reminders that pop up. Finally, select a reason for leaving. Now tap on the option to “Mark account for closure” and click the Done button.
How to Delete Microsoft Teams Account
If you are stuck with Microsoft Team account because it keeps reinstalling itself on your Windows PC and launching itself at boot, there’s a solution. You can just remove the Microsoft teams account.
Note: Make sure to delete both Microsoft Teams” and the “Teams Machine-Wide Installer.” Because if you just delete the Microsoft teams application, the machine-wide installer will reinstall it every time you sign in to your PC. If you want to completely delete teams, you have to remove both applications. Here’s how.
Open your PC or Window, head to Settings and then open the Apps sections and click on Apps & features. Under “Apps & features on Window 10, find for “Teams” and delete both Microsoft Teams and Teams Machine-Wide installer.
That’s it. Now when you next time signs in to your PC, teams will not automatically reinstall themselves.
How to Delete Microsoft Account on iPhone
Here are the steps you need to follow to delete your Microsoft account on your iPhone. Read on.
Go to Settings>Mail, Contacts, Calendars. The account screen will open. On the Accounts screen, tap the Exchange Account (Outlook) you want to remove.
Scroll down and click Delete Account. A delete account warning window will open. Here, on the delete account warning window, click Delete Account to finish. That’s it. You have successfully deleted your account.
How do I permanently delete my outlook email account?
Whether you want to permanently delete your outlook email account or Hotmail account, do the following:
Log into your email account and visit the Microsoft https://login.live.com/. Enter your password and verify your identity via the alternative email id or telephone number. Follow the on-screen instructions to the end to delete the account. Once you click on the Next, Outlook will request you to check the ‘privacy and cookies’ statement.
It will ask you to verify your account to close it down. In the end, you’ll be asked to deactivate your Outlook/Hotmail account. Once you do it, your account will be closed.