hotmail.com is web based mail service. The service is widely used to send and receive the mails and messages and emails. All the users have their own account to login into Hotmail and to use the various features offered by Hotmail. Yahoo mail and Gmail are the main competitors of Hotmail. Users are also finding many problems while using Hotmail. Many of the users are looking on how to delete Hotmail account.
Most important thing that you have to remember is that, you can delete hotmail account if only you have access to your current hotmail account. Otherwise you have to go through resetting password steps to regain access.
How To Delete Hotmail Account
- Open the web browser and go to the hotmail page hotmail.com. Now, log in to your account using your email address and password.
- In the top right corner, below your username click on the button “options”. Then among the various options provided, click on “More Options”.
- Scroll down the page. You will find the link “Close your account”. Now, click on that link.
- You will be notified by the Hotmail that it will take 270 days to delete your account. After clicking on “Close your account”, you will also be told that the data and messages stored in your account will also be deleted, once your account is deleted. Hotmail provides you the option to get back your account. Before your account is permanently deleted, you can recover your account by just logging in into your account.
When you delete your account, all your mails, messages and data stored in your account will be permanently deleted. When you reactivate your deleted hotmail account, you will be unable to restore all the lost data, mails and message.
If you have paid subscription of Hotmail such as Hotmail Plus and MSN premium, then you cannot delete Hotmail account. You should first deactivate your premium subscription to delete your account. There is now different way to delete your hotmail account. If you are not able to discontinue your hotmail account with above steps, then we will update with new article.