Windows 10 Tutorials 111 – How to Delete an Email Account From the Mail App

Welcome to our series of Microsoft Windows 10 tutorials that help you understand the features of this new operating system by Microsoft.

This tutorial will show you how to delete an email account from the Mail App in Windows 10.

With Windows Mail app, you can have all your email—from Exchange, Office 365, Outlook.com, iCloud, Gmail and other accounts—in one single app. If you no longer wish to access email from one of your account in Mail app, you can remove the account.

How to Delete an Email Account from The Mail App in Windows 10:

  1. Open Mail app from Start menu.
  2. In the bottom left corner, click on the Settings button.
    How to Delete an Email Account From the Mail App
  3. From the Settings menu on the right side, click Accounts option.
    How to Delete an Email Account From the Mail App
  4. Click on the Account you want to remove.
    How to Delete an Email Account From the Mail App
  5. Click on the Delete account option.
    How to Delete an Email Account From the Mail App
  6. Click Delete to confirm deleting the account.
    How to Delete an Email Account From the Mail App

You cannot delete your Microsoft account which you use to sign in. You can however, stop downloading email for that account.

How to Stop Downloading Email in Mail App in Windows 10:

  1. Open Mail app from Start menu.
  2. In the bottom left corner, click on the Settings button.
  3. From the Settings menu on the right side, click Accounts option.
  4. Click on the Account you want to stop downloading emails for.
    How to Stop Downloading Email in Mail App in Windows 10
  5. Click on the Change mailbox sync settings.
    How to Stop Downloading Email in Mail App in Windows 10
  6. Under Download new content, click manually.
    How to Stop Downloading Email in Mail App in Windows 10
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