In this occasion, we will explain step by step how to delete account Outlook. All of us know what Outlook and what its role is in our daily lives, but we think it is important to refresh some important aspects related to it. Outlook can be defined as an email service that has been created with the mail goal of allowing its users to send and receive email messages immediately. It is considered the most important and popular email service across the world.
This email-messaging service provides its users with the most awesome features including webmail, contacts, calendars, and much more. It was created by SaaberBathia and Jack Smith, but it was sold to Microsoft Corporation the following year. Even it is considered one of the best webmail services across the globe, there will probably be people who will be interested in closing or deleting their outlook accounts for many reasons. For this reason, we are going to explain how to delete account Outlook in this text.
- 1 How to remove an email account from Microsoft Outlook taking into account its version
- 2 How to delete an email account in Windows 10 Mail App
How to remove an email account from Microsoft Outlook taking into account its version
First of all, you have to know what the version of you mail account is in order to apply the best method for that specific account. We say this because every version of Outlook is completely different one from another. For this reason you have to be very sure about your version, and then you will be completely ready to start with the process. If you do not know what you version, you will possible apply a wrong method, so discover this first. After doing so, continue with the process.
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How to remove an email account from Microsoft Outlook 2016 and 2013
In this case, the first thing you are required to do is to locate the option File in the screen, and then look for the Account Settings menu. Once you press the option, you have to tap on the account you want to remove. Then, look for the Remove button and tap on it to carry out the process. Once you have removed that account, you are required to confirm that you are interested in delete account Outlook in order to complete the operation immediately. To do so, tap on the Yes button and that is all.
How to delete account Outlook from Microsoft Outlook 2007
The process is not very different to the previous one, but you have to be very careful anyway. To start deleting your Outlook account, the first thing to do is to find the Tools option in your main screen. Then, you have to locate the Account settings button and tap on it. It is at this point when things change. We say this because you have to find the Email tab and look for the Outlook account you are interested in deleting. Then, tap on the Remove option and confirm you want to delete this account by tapping the Yes button.
How to remove and email account from Microsoft Outlook 2003
In this case, you will be required to look first and foremost for the Tools menu. Once you have located this menu, you have to look for the E-mail accounts option to continue with the process. Then, you have to select the View or change email existing e-mail account option, and then select the next button. Look for the email account you want to delete and finally tap on the Remove option. If you followed the instructions correctly, that email account has to be deleted.
How to delete an email account in Windows 10 Mail App
As you can suppose, this process is completely different to the previous ones because it is completely based on the way of deleting an email account in Windows 10 Mail App. In this case, you are required to look for the Settings option. In case you do not find it, go to the bottom of the screen and look for the gear icon. You can probably find the option on this way. There are some devices in which you have to find the Moreoption and not Settings.
Once you finally find the Settings option, you have to look for the Manage accounts from the main menu to continue with the process of deletion. Then, find the email account you want to remove and tap it. To continue, go to the Account settings tab and tap the Delete account button. Once you have done this, tap the Delete button in order to confirm that you want to delete this account definitely. If you have followed these easy instructions correctly, your email account has been deleted in a successful way.
It is important to mention that there are cases in which it not easy to complete the process of deleting an account for many reasons. For instance, if you are not capable of finding the Delete option, it is possible that you are trying to remove the default email account. The thing is that you are not allowed to remove this account, so it continues to be present on your personal computer, but you do not have to worry about it. You have the option of disabling that account if you want.
How to disable an email account from Windows 10 Mail App
In order to disable an email account from Windows 10 Mail App, you must do the following. First and foremost, you are required to find the Settings or More option. It is exactly the same option as with the previous process, so you have to know how to locate it. Once you have located this option, you need to select the Manage accounts option, which contained in the main menu. Then, you have to look for the account you are interested in disabling.
After doing that, you need to select the Change Mailbox sync settings option, and the select the Sync options option. Now, you need to look for theOff position to disable your email account and select the Done option. Finally, you need to select the Save button to complete the process.