How to close a Hotmail account

EQ Admin

EQ Forum Admin
Staff member

If you would like to close your Hotmail account please follow these steps:
  • Login to Hotmail
  • Near the top right of your account click Options and then select More Options
Hotmail - More Options.JPG
  • In the bottom right of the screen click Account
Hotmail - Account.JPG
  • On the left side of the Account page select Settings, and then on the right side click Close Your Account
Hotmail - Close Account.JPG
  • You will be asked to enter your password to confirm that you would like to close your account.
If you do not login for 30 days you account should automatically close itself.

For additional Windows Live Hotmail support please visit our Hotmail Support Forum.
Last edited: