How do I remove Skype from my Mac?

How can I completely uninstall, and then reinstall Skype for Mac
  1. Quit Skype by selecting Skype > Quit Skype.
  2. Open your Applications folder and drag your copy of Skype to the trash.
  3. Then open ~/Library/Application Support * and drag the Skype folder to the trash. The ~ sign represents your home folder. To find your home folder, open Finder and, from the menu bar, select Go > Home.
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Why can t I delete Skype?

Press the Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time, then type appwiz.cpl in the Run dialog and click OK. Find Skype in the list, right-click it and select Remove or Uninstall. (If you can't find Skype in your installed programs, follow the directions here.)
  • How do I remove Skype?

    1. Quit Skype.
    2. Press the Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time.
    3. Type appwiz.cpl in the Run dialog and click OK.
    4. Find Skype in the list, right-click it and select Remove or Uninstall.
    5. Download and install the latest version of Skype.
  • How do you use Skype and is it free?

    Skype to Skype calls are free - but to call a mobile or landline from Skype, you need a little Skype Credit or a subscription.
    1. Find the person or group you want to call from your contact list, or use Search.
    2. Select the contact you want to call, and then
    3. At the end of your call, select the end call button to hang up.
  • What phone number to use for Skype?

    A Skype Number is a phone number that you pay monthly for. People can call you from their mobile or landline and you pick the call up in Skype. A Skype Number is great option if you, or your friends and family live in different countries, or plan to travel abroad and want an affordable way to keep in touch.
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How do you delete a Skype account?

Remove Username from the Skype Directory. Go to the online homepage and log in to your Skype account. Next, click on Account and password followed by Delete an account. This procedure will take about two weeks.
  • Can you delete a Skype account?

    Unfortunately, it is not possible to delete a Skype account in its entirety. However, if you are no longer interested in using your account, you may remove all of your personal information from the Skype database, making it impossible for other users to find your account.
  • Can you change your Skype ID?

    Skype usernames can't be be changed but you can change your Forum name at any time and/or create an additional account with a new username. Microsoft accounts do not employ the same nickname or account name set-up that old Skype accounts did.
  • How do I remove Skype from my Mac?

    How can I completely uninstall, and then reinstall Skype for Mac
    1. Quit Skype by selecting Skype > Quit Skype.
    2. Open your Applications folder and drag your copy of Skype to the trash.
    3. Then open ~/Library/Application Support * and drag the Skype folder to the trash. The ~ sign represents your home folder. To find your home folder, open Finder and, from the menu bar, select Go > Home.

Updated: 2nd October 2019

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