Are you so concerned that the company should not use your private information for other purposes? Or are you fed-up with the privacy violations of Microsoft and too many bogus apps? You can simply delete Microsoft account. But keep in mind that once you close Microsoft account, you won’t be able to sign in any Microsoft products with the account anymore. So get all that you need before terminating Microsoft account.
Steps to Delete Microsoft Account Permanently
- Login into Microsoft account you want to close and go to Microsoft account closure page.
Manually, go to My account > Security and Privacy > More Security Settings > Close my account.
- Make sure Microsoft account is ready to close. And click ‘Next’.
- After you click ‘Next’, you will be asked to tick the checkboxes to acknowledge that you’ve read the consequences of closing the Microsoft account. You will also be asked to select the reason for leaving Microsoft. Choose one from the drop-down menu.
- Click on ‘Mark account for closure’.
Microsoft will take 60 days before your account is permanently deleted. In case you change your mind you can login using the account just by proving that you are using your current account security info. Till then your account is marked for closure.