Remove an email account from Outlook

This article explains how to remove an email account from the desktop versions of Outlook.

Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013, and Outlook 2010

  1. Go to the File tab.

  2. Choose Account Settings, and then choose Account Settings again.

  3. Select the Outlook.com account that you want to remove, and then choose Remove.

    Outlook 2010 remove account

  4. Confirm the removal of the account.

Outlook 2007

  1. On the Tools menu, choose Account Settings.

    Outlook 2007 remove account

  2. On the E-mail tab, click the Outlook.com account that you want to remove, and then choose Remove.

  3. Confirm the removal of the account.

Outlook 2003

  1. On the Tools menu, choose E-mail Accounts.

  2. Select View or change existing e-mail accounts, and then choose Next.

  3. On the E-mail tab, choose the Outlook.com account that you want to remove, and then choose Remove.

  4. Confirm the removal of the account.

Note: To remove an email account from a different profile, exit and restart Outlook with that profile, and follow the steps above.

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