Remove a connected account from

If you no longer want to have another email account connected to, you can remove the connected account from You only remove the connection between the other account and, not the email account or the email messages.

What happens to my email when I remove a connected account?

Any email messages that were imported to will still be there after you disconnect the email account.

Tip: Before you remove a connected account from, we recommend that you sign in to the account via the original email provider and make sure your email messages are there. If they are there, after you remove your account you can delete all the account's email messages from and you'll still have a copy of them at your email provider. If they aren't there, after you remove the connected account, you might want to archive your email messages in a folder in instead of deleting them.

After you remove the account from, you can no longer send email from that account in

How to remove a connected account

  1. At the top of the page, select Settings Settings > View all Outlook settings.

  2. Select Sync email.

  3. Under Manage your connected accounts, select the account you want to remove and then select Delete Delete .

  4. Select Save.

  5. After you remove the account from, you can delete email messages from the connected account.

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See also

Add or remove an email alias in

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