Outlook is one of the most used email platforms worldwide. If for some reason you want to delete your Hotmail (Outlook) account, we’ll tell you how to do so easily and quickly from your PC or smartphone by following this few steps.

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Previous considerations

You have to keep in mind some considerations when close your Hotmail (Outlook) account and some of them are as follows:

How to delete your Hotmail (Outlook) account?

To delete your Hotmail/Outlook account you need to follow these steps:

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  1. Go to Outlook web page and log in on your account.
  2. Click on your account icon at the top right corner and click on ”My Microsoft account” (1)
  3. Click on ”Your info” (2)
  4. Select and click on ”Close the account” (3)
  5. Now Microsoft’ll ask you to verify your identity and will send you a code in your email. Enter that code and click on ”Verify”.
  6. Now, Microsoft’ll give you the chance to change your mind and wait for 30/60 days. Tap on your choise (30 or 60 days) tan click on ”Next”.
  7. Microsoft’ll ask you to check the boxes to acknowledge that your are leave from the plataform. Click on every box.
  8. Select the reason why you’re leaving Outlook and click on ”Mark account for closure” and that’s it.

On an iOS Device

To delete and Outlook account from your iOS device follow these steps

  1. Go to ”Settings” and tap on it.
  2. Scroll down and select the ”Mail”.
  3. Tap on ”Accounts” and choose the ”Outlook” option.
  4. Now, tap on the ”Delete Account” button.

On an Android Device

  1. Go to the Outlook’s app.
  2. Tap on the tap left corner of the screen.
  3. Select on the ”Setting” icon on the top right corner of your screen.
  4. In the Mail options, tap on ”Email signatura”. Here you can either select a different signature and write the signature of your choise or you can turn off the signature option.
    That’s all you need to do.

How to cancel clouse of your Hotmail/Outlook Account?

As we told you right before, you have 30 to 60 days to cancel the closure of your Hotmail account. If you regret the closure of your Hotmail account, here’s all you need to do to cancel it.

  1. Go to Outlook through the app or ahead to Login.live.com and log in as usually.
  2. Microsoft’ll ask you to ”Reopen account”. Tap on it.
  3. Next you have to verify your ID to enter the verification code.

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Reasons to delete your Hotmail (Outlook) Account

There’re some reasons to deleting your Hotmail (Outlook) account and some of them are: