Close your Outlook.com account

To permanently close your Outlook.com email account, you need to close your Microsoft account. 

Important: When you close your Microsoft account, your email and contacts are deleted from our servers and can't be recovered. If you use your Microsoft account with Xbox, Skype, OneDrive, or other Microsoft services, you'll no longer be able to access those services.

To close your account, click the button below and follow the instructions.

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Support resources

You can also get support from other Outlook.com users in our Community forum, or get help by selecting Contact Support below:

To get support in Outlook.com, click here or select  Outlook.com help icon on the menu bar and enter your query. If the self-help doesn't solve your problem, scroll down to Still need help? and select Yes.

To contact us in Outlook.com, you'll need to sign in. If you can't sign in, click here

For other help with your Microsoft account and subscriptions, visit Account & Billing Help.

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To get help and troubleshoot other Microsoft products and services, enter your problem here

Post questions, follow discussions and share your knowledge in the Outlook.com Community.

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