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    Can I move my Skype account to a different Microsoft account if it's already been linked?

    Did you accidentally merge your Skype account with the wrong Microsoft account? While it's not possible to unlink your Skype and Microsoft accounts, you can move your Skype account to a different Microsoft account. 

    We only allow you to move your Skype account one time, so it's important that you verify the Microsoft account you want to use before getting started. You won't be able to merge your Skype account with a Microsoft account that is already linked to another Skype account, or has existing Skype Credit. 

    What happens when I move my Skype account to another Microsoft account?

    • The Microsoft account you move from:
      • Is no longer associated with your Skype account.
      • Retains your contacts.
    • The Microsoft account you move to:
      • Is now merged with your Skype account. 
      • Only keeps your Skype contacts but you can easily transfer existing contacts to your Skype account before you merge anything. 
      • Skype Credit, Skype Numbers, subscription balances, and chat history are imported. 
      • Payment information is not saved and will need to be re-entered after your account is moved. 
         
    Follow these steps to move your Skype account...
     
    1. Sign in to the Microsoft account that your Skype account is currently linked to. 
    2. Select the Your info tab.
      Your info tab
    3. Select Manage your sign-in email or phone number.
    4. Next to your Skype name, select Move to another Microsoft account
    5. Double-check that you know the correct Microsoft account you want to use, and then select Next to continue.
    6. Enter the email or phone number of the Microsoft account you want to move to, and then select Next
    7. Sign in to your account. 
    8. You'll see a confirmation screen verifying that your Skype account has been moved, select OK

       

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