- You can't unlink or link a Skype account with Microsoft account. It is not necessary to share your Skype Name / ID. You can share your mail ID which is there in your Skype account also with people. While, it is not possible to change Skype ID / Skype Name, however, you can change your Display Name. Login to your account.
- “Since your Skype account is already a Microsoft account, it is not possible to merge or unlink your Skype and Microsoft account. With your account you will have access to sign in to all your Microsoft services - including Skype, Office Online, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive, Xbox, and more.
Last year, Microsoft acquired Skype and announced the retirement of Windows Live Messenger to give way for Skype as the future instant messenger. I was recently prompted to upgrade my Messenger account to Skype account. I had the option to create a new Skype account or link to an existing account.
How to unlink Skype from your Microsoft Outlook account. How to unlink Skype from your Microsoft Outlook account. Skype is one of a range of consumer services that is accessed through a Microsoft account. It is not possible to separate your Skype profile from your Microsoft. Can I merge or unlink my Skype and Microsoft accounts?
Since I already had a Skype account, which I have been using for business contacts, I decided to link to it. However, later I realized all my personal contacts were merged with the business account and even my business name was used for the Skype account which was very confusing for the personal contacts. So, I decided to delink the Skype account and create a new one for personal use.
It was a bit tedious to locate the unlink option. So, I contacted the Skype customer support with a request to unlink the Microsoft account from my Skype account. Later I figured out the option in the Skype Account Management page in Skype.com website.
If you are looking for the option to unlink your accounts, here are the steps:
Microsoft Account Xbox
Unlink Microsoft Account From Skype