How to Delete an MSN Hotmail Account

By Ainsley Patterson

E-mail is a quick and easy way to stay in touch with family, friends and co-workers. There are many e-mail providers out there, basically offering the same service, with some slight differences. So, if you find yourself wanting to change e-mail providers from MSN Hotmail to something else, then you will most likely want to delete your Hotmail account.

Things You'll Need

  • Hotmail account
  • Computer
  • Internet access

Deleting an MSN Hotmail Account

Step 1

Sign in to your Hotmail account.

Step 2

Click "Close Account" under the "Additional Options" menu on the first screen that appears after signing in.

Step 3

Type your password into the box provided and click "Yes," agreeing that you want to delete your account.

Step 4

Do not sign into the account for 270 days, as this will reactivate the account.

Tips & Warnings

  • After not signing into your account for 365 days, you account will be terminated permanently.