Delete a Skype Name from the login screen

To delete a Skype Name from the login screen:

Under Windows 7

Close Skype.
  • Double-click the My Computer
  • Go to Tools> (Tools) Folder Options (Folder Options).
  • On the View tab (View), select Show hidden files and folders and then click Apply and OK.
  • Double-click Local Disk (Local Disk) (C:).
  • Double-click the Users folder (Users).
  • Double-click the folder with your user name Windows.
  • Double-click the folder AppData.
  • Double-click the folder Roaming.
  • Double-click the Skype.
  • Delete the folder with the Skype UserName you want to remove from the login screen.

Under MacOS:

  • Quit Skype.
  • Double-click the Macintosh HD icon on your desktop.
  • Open the folder ~/Library/Application Support/Skype/ (Note: the sign ~ means your home directory. You will find your root folder by opening Finder and by selecting Open> Home in the menu bar or by pressing the *Command (Apple), Shift and H
  • Delete the folder containing the username you want to remove from the the login screen.
Published by jak58. Latest update on October 15, 2014 at 12:16 PM by Jeff.
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