How to delete a Hotmail account?

You want to close your current Hotmail account because your Hotmail account has been stolen by a hacker or simply you have a new preferred one? With the following clear steps only, you can delete it whenever you want.

Close Hotmail account

  1. Search for Outlook account closure page https://account.live.com/closeaccount.aspx?lc=1033

    Delete a Hotmail account

    In case that you are logged into your Outlook account, this will take you to a password entry page.

    If you have not logged into your Outlook account, enter your email /skype/phone number and password.

    To this point, click on “Sign in” to enter your Outlook account

  2. Then click Next at the bottom of the page. Make sure that you have read all the above things to understand what you are doing before clicking.

    Close Hotmail account

  3. Click on each small square box on the left of the page. This step simply helps confirm that you have read all of the terms above and agreed with them. You can know what will happen if you close your account.

    How to delete a Hotmail account

  4. At the bottom of the window, click Select a reason to choose the reason why you want to close your current account. If you don’t have any special reason, just click My reason isn’t listed.

    Delete Outlook account

  5. Click Mark Account for Closure at the bottom of the page. Clicking this option will mark your account for deletion.

    Hotmail account closure page

    In case you change your mind or someone stole your account and deleted it, you can read this tutorial to regain your access: How to recover a deleted Hotmail account.

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