If you do not want to use an email account in the Mail app, you can remove it from there. You can follow this step by step guide to delete an email account from the Windows 10 Mail app. You can remove the account from the Calendar app as well.
If you have added an email account in your Windows 10 computer by mistake or you do not want to use your added email ID anymore, you can delete that from your PC as well as the Mail app. It will help you make your Mail app less cluttered. You can add almost any email account, including Outlook.com, Office 365, Google account, Yahoo, iCloud, etc. in the Mail app and turn on the synchronization.
Remove an email account from Windows 10 Mail app
To delete an email account from Mail app in Windows 10, follow these steps-
- Open Mail app on Windows 10
- Open its Settings
- Select Manage accounts
- Select the email ID that you want to delete from the Mail app
- Click the Delete account option
- Confirm the change.
Let us now walk through the tutorial with the help of screenshots.
Open the Mail app on your Windows 10 computer. Here you should find all the email accounts that you added in this application. You need to click the settings gear icon that is visible on your left-hand side.
It will expand the Settings pane on your right-hand side. From here, you need to click on the Manage accounts option. After that, you should find all the email IDs that you included in the Mail app. Click on the email ID that you want to delete.
Now you should see the Account settings window where you need to click on the Delete account option.
For your information, there is another method to open the Account settings window in the Mail app. For that, you need to right-click on the email ID in the Mail app and select the Account settings option.
After that, you should see a confirmation window where you need to click the Delete button.
Once the process is completed, it should show a success message.
If you go through all these steps, your email account will be deleted from your computer alongside all synchronized content. No matter how many email accounts you have added in the Mail app, you can remove all of them using the same steps.
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