Fix email sync issues or remove a device from your Outlook on the web mailbox

Outlook on the web shows the mobile devices that you use to connect to your mailbox. If you're no longer using a device or a device isn't syncing properly, you can delete it from this list. Doing so removes the partnership between the mobile device and your mailbox, but doesn't delete the email account from your phone. Removing this partnership by following the steps below often fixes sync issues.

  1. Sign in to Outlook on the web.

  2. Choose Settings Settings > View all Outlook settings > General > Mobile devices.

  3. Select your device in the list, and then select Delete to delete the device partnership.

    A screenshot of the Delete button on the Mobile devices page

  4. At the top of the window, select Save.

    If you only want to remove this device from the list, stop here. If you're attempting to fix a sync issue, continue with the remaining steps.

  5. Go to your mobile device and power it off completely.

  6. Restart your mobile device after a few seconds, and then sync your mailbox again.

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