How to recover Skype account: From what you remember, years ago, you had created a Skype account to be used for video calling friends and family. Once the initial enthusiasm passed, however, you slowly stopped using it and it fell into oblivion. But now you need to use it again for business reasons and you have no idea how to recover your old credentials and access the service.
That’s the way things are, am I right? So don’t worry, with a few simple steps and a bit of effort you will soon be able to succeed. With this tutorial, in fact, I will explain to you in detail how to recover Skype account even if you have no idea what username and password are associated with it.
How do you say? Can’t wait to hear the famous Skype video call sound again? Then don’t waste any more time! Make yourself comfortable and carefully follow the instructions I am about to give you. In a short time, you will be able to log in again, use your lost account and contact all the people registered to the service (or even traditional phone numbers).
How to recover Skype account
It can happen, in the large amount of accounts that you have, to forget some data to log in to your services. In most cases, however, there is the possibility of recovering it through the emergency procedures made available precisely for this eventuality.
In the case of Skypethe popular home video calling and instant messaging service Microsoftthere are two different methods: one that allows you to retrieve the usernamethe other that allows you to change the password forgotten.
In the next few paragraphs I’ll show you how to use both one and the other, both da PC that gives mobile devices.
How to recover Skype username
Let’s start with username, in case you have forgotten. To retrieve it, the first thing you need to do is connect to the Skype login page. If you use the app, however, tap on its icon and press the keys Start And Log in or create an account. In both cases, on the new page or screen that opened, press the link Access optionsto proceed with the recovery.
Once this is done, click on the option I forgot my usernameenter thealternative email address or the associated telephone number to your Microsoft account in the space provided, and press the button Forward.
On the medium you selected – phone number or email – Microsoft will send you a security code to be inserted in the new page that has opened. Once received, type it in the space provided and click on the button Forward. In case you have changed your mind, you can click the link Please enter a different email address or phone number and repeat the procedure seen a little while ago.
Now, if the account exists and the phone number or email you entered is associated with it, you can try to log in to Skype by clicking on the link Log in. To complete the operation, after pressing the button Send codeyou will receive a code on the number or email address you provided.
Alternatively, if you remember it, you can use your password by pressing the link Use your password. If you have decided to use the first method, check your inbox or incoming SMS, enter the disposable code in the space provided and, finally, press the button Log in.
If you have followed the procedure step by step from a PC, you should be inside your own Microsoft accountin the section relating toSkype account. To find yours usernameclick on the item Edit profile (in the menu on the left) and, under your profile picture, you will be able to see the Skype name.
If, on the other hand, you did it via the app, you can find yours username by tapping on yours picture profile and pressing on the item Skype profile.
How to recover Skype password
The procedure for recover Skype password it is very similar to the one seen above. First, connect to the page Recover your accountenter thee-mailthe telephone number or the Skype name in the appropriate field and press the button Forward.
For verify your identityin the new page opened, click on the button Get codein order to receive a 7-digit code to be inserted in the dedicated space, then press the button Forward. Now you can, through the new page opened, set yours New passwordconfirm it (inserting it again in the field below) and conclude the operation by pressing the keys Forward And Log in.
If you use the smartphone app, the use of the password is not always required. If you log in using theemail addressfor example, you will need to use the disposable code that Microsoft account team will send you on the same.
Through telephone numberin case of forgotten password, you will have to click on the link Forgot password? or on the link SMS the code a [numero di telefono] to access without entering the “official” password.
Using the Skype nameinstead, the only way to recover the password will be the link Forgot password. To complete the procedure, select the emailconfirm that you are the owner by writing it in full version in the appropriate field and tap the button Get the code.
After that, enter the verification code received via email, press the button Forward and ends the procedure, setting the new password. If you don’t know the full version of the email address you can click on the link I don’t have this info and continue the process via the web page indicated on the device.
How to recover blocked Skype account
Did you notice that your Skype account is blocked? Most likely it was blocked by Microsoft due to unusual activity encountered within it.
To try to unlock it, however, you can follow this simple procedure: connect to Microsoft official page and log in to your blocked account by clicking on the button Log in and entering your credentials.
In the new page that opened, then, insert a telephone number on which to receive yours verification code via SMS to unlock the account. In this case, the number does not need to be associated with the account or be your personal number.
Once this is done, press the button Get code and wait to receive it, then enter it on the Web page. At this point, to complete the operation, change your password through the dashboard of your account by clicking on the items Safety (in the menu a top) e Change your personal password. Now you just have to follow the guided procedure, confirming your identity and resetting your password.
How to recover deleted Skype account
You have deleted your Microsoft accountand consequently, with him he is gone too Skype, but then did you regret your gesture? The situation, in this case, could be slightly problematic. It all depends on how much time has passed since the account was deleted.
If you have deleted the account from less than 60 days you just need to do a new login, using your credentials, on the official Microsoft page. In fact, within this time, your data will not have been deleted yet and everything will be exactly as before.
If, on the other hand, they have passed more than 60 days, I’m sorry to inform you that it is impossible to recover your account and related data. The only thing you can do is create a new Microsoft account, following the procedure I have indicated to you in this guide.
How to recover Skype account without email
You are wondering how to recover Skype account but you have no idea what theprimary email address (or the alternative one) associated with the latter? Then you can follow the procedure I have for you mentioned aboveusing the associated telephone number.
Haven’t even set the associated number? In this case you just have to log in via the Skype name. How? Don’t you even remember this data? Then there is one more attempt you can make: log in via some device on which you have chosen to store, through the appropriate option, the access credentials.
Check the apps on the smartphones or the apps on the computers you used Skype on. With any luck, you may be able to log in through them and find your lost credentials.