Inactive Skype deletion

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Hello,

I sign in to my Skype account with a Yahoo email. I know that Microsoft accounts are deleted after 2 years of inactivity (and Skype is gone with them). I read that Skype will not be deleted due to inactivity on it's own, because it is merged with the Microsoft account, but what happens if I use Yahoo to login? Will my Skype be deleted after 2 years?

Thank you!

P.s- I need my Skype to be deleted, I cannot access it, nor my Yahoo, so I count on inactivity to delete it.



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Hello, even if you are using a Yahoo account it should be deleted.

To add some further clarity to how long your account has to be inactive before being deleted, I found this info:

If the last time you signed in was:
  • Before June 2014, it will be removed after 1 year of inactivity
  • Between June 2014 - August 2015
  • After August 2015, it will be deleted after 5 years of inactivity!


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Hi,

Even if you've created your Skype account with a Yahoo Mail account, the account will be deleted after 2 years of inactivity.

According to Skype Terms, it says:
  • 11.3 Skype shall effect such termination by preventing your access to your User Account, the Software, Products and/or Skype Websites (as applicable). We reserve the right to cancel User Accounts that have been inactive for more than one (1) year.
Thank you!!!
It does not say specifically Yahoo (or Gmail), but "user accounts", which means that it does not matter if it was Microsoft or Yahoo? I thought that Skype can't be deleted due to inactivity if it was created with a Microsoft account (I mean, it can only be deleted if you delete your Microsoft account). So even if I use Yahoo, it will be deleted?

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