With so many accounts on different networks and platforms, it is normal for us to forget some of our passwords. If you’ve forgotten your Skype account password, you don’t need to worry anymore. Next we will teach you how to reset your Skype password through your email, or without using it.
- What should I do if I forgot my account password?
- What should I do if I forgot my account password? How can I find out what my username is on Skype?
- Procedure to reset the account password
- From PC
- On cell phone
- Can a Skype account be recovered without access to mail?
What should I do if I forgot my account password?
Did you create a Skype account , but forgot your details? Resetting your Skype account password is very easy if you have access to the email or phone number to which the account is linked.
The first thing to do if you have forgotten your password is to go to the login page. From the Skype web page you must select the Login or Chat now bar that you will find in the center of the screen or in the upper right corner of it.
A tab will automatically pop up where you can enter your email or phone number with which the account is regularly managed. Once these data have been entered, the option to move forward will be available by pressing the Next button.
At this point, it will ask for your password and give you the option to click on “ Forgot your password?” , to start recovering it without problems.
To verify your identity, from the Skype network they will contact you by email , they will send you a code via SMS to the number you have registered or they will call you to it, depending on the option you select.
When you finish with this step, you just have to wait to receive the instructions that will help you to reset your password in just minutes. Luckily, there is the option to recover your password without using your email or phone number. To find out, continue reading this article.
What should I do if I forgot my account password? How can I find out what my username is on Skype?
If what you need to recover is your username, you must also enter the login page and click on More login options. There you can select the option I have forgotten my username.
Here they will ask you for the address of an alternative email or the phone number that you have associated with your Microsoft account . You will receive a code by one of these means, which you will have to enter where the login page indicates.
As you move forward, they will show you the accounts associated with the number or email and when you find it you can select Start Session. If you have also forgotten your password, by recovering your username by following these steps, you will be able to continue restoring your password as we said before.
Procedure to reset the account password
The procedure to reset the Skype password may vary a bit if we do it through the PC or mobile. In this case, we will talk about how to reset or change your Skype password when you are logged in.
You can access the Skype website from your computer’s browser where you can log in with your email or mobile number and your current password. Then you click on the configuration and preferences box where Change the password will appear, and you can easily restore it.
You must take into account that your Skype and Microsoft password are the same , so when you change one, the new password will be used to enter both networks.
On cell phone
If you want to change your password from your mobile, you will not be able to do it through the app , as it does not allow it. However, you can access Skype through the web browser you use on your cell phone to perform this procedure.
Can a Skype account be recovered without access to mail?
There is a way to recover your account when you don’t have the login details . To do this, you must click on the option “I do not have any of these tests” that will take you to a contact form that you will have to fill out.
You must write the email, phone number or username of the account that you must recover, as well as a different email to which you have access through which this website will send you the instructions that you must follow to recover your account successfully.
Following all these steps above, depending on your case, you can recover your account and start making calls without problems.