How to delete email account in Windows Phone

Nowadays, every communication style incorporates a digital version. Today, people do not send a physical letter. Instead, they normally use email to send a message faster. Conversely, Microsoft is building Windows 10 Mobile since more than a year now and currently, they have introduced many magnificent features to us.

If you are using Windows 10 Mobile Insider preview, you may know how well it is. As mentioned before, if you are using email accounts to communicate with someone faster, you know how difficulta it can be to deal with a number of email accounts on Windows Phone 10.

Many a times, we use multiple email accounts on a single device. It contributes greatly to remaining in touch with everyone.  However, sometimes, it consumes a lot of time to check, manage, delete, archive, reply email if you have two or three email accounts on a single device like mobile phone or in any email client.

Now, if you work with Windows 10 Mobile, and have multiple email accounts and want to remove one of the added accounts from your mobile, you can easily do that. For doing so, you do not have to install any third-party software as WP 10 will let you delete an email account within moments.

Delete email account in Windows Phone

Open your stock Settings app on your Windows mobile phone. following that, go to Accounts. Here you can find several options like Sign-in options, Work Access, Kid’s Corner, Apps Corner etc. You can also find Your email and accounts. Just tap on it.

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It will show you all the email accounts that you have added to your mobile to get the mails. Now, select an email account that you want to delete or remove from Windows Phone 10. Tap on the email account and select Manage. You will get the manage option like this:

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After that, another pair of options will be appear. Here, you can either Change mailbox sync settings or Delete account. Just tap on Delete account.

On the following screen, you will get a confirmation message. You will have to select Delete to confirm the deletion.

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That’s it! In this way, you can remove as many email account as you want from Windows Phone.

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Sudip is a student who loves to engage with the latest technology & gadgets. Apart from writing about all things technology, he is a Photoshop junkie and a football enthusiast.


  1. arvid asentaja

    If you have only 1 account it cant be removed. You need to do factory reset.

  2. SeanPR11

    I have 2 accounts……it doesn’t work 🙁

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