- To delete a Microsoft account from your Windows 10 PC:
- Click the Start button, and then click Settings.
- Click Accounts.
- Sscroll down to find the Microsoft account you would like to delete.
- Then click Remove.
- Click Yes when prompted.
Windows 10 has new features such as the Edge browser and Cortana that are powered by your Microsoft account which is also used for logging into other Windows apps. You may want to unlink your Hotmail account from Windows 10 if you use it, as this will ensure that no personal details get shared when using these features on your device.
How Do I Unlink My Hotmail Account From Windows 10? Here’s How:
Go to “Accounts Settings”. Hover over the plus sign icon next to “Connected Accounts” and tap or select “Add an Account”. Select Microsoft account. Make sure that this is your current method of signing in to your computer as opposed to a local account (these are sometimes used by schools).
Click on the “Sign-in options” link. On the Microsoft account screen, select “Sign in with a local account instead”. Enter your Microsoft password, then click sign out. The setup screen will appear and ask you to choose an option among two, namely Hotmail and Outlook. Choose Hotmail. Click the “Sign In” button, then enter your User ID along with your associated password. Click “Cancel” (to cancel the link).
Microsoft Windows 10 has a lot of handy features, but getting to know all of them in every update isn’t easy. In particular, many people encounter problems when they try to remove their accounts as it doesn’t always go as expected (for example, there may be multiple accounts on one device, or you may have forgotten your account password). Here are a few situations and the steps that we need to take in order to delete our Microsoft accounts from the system entirely so that we aren’t bothered by them ever again.
How do I remove my Hotmail account from Windows 10?
Sign out of your Microsoft account, then click the settings icon. Click on the “delete account” tab. You will be asked to enter and confirm a security code before the process can continue.
How do I Unsync my Hotmail account?
Open the Mail app and click Manage Accounts in the top left corner. Click on Change Mailbox Syncing in the Mailbox Settings menu and then select the account you would like to change mailbox sync settings for in Account list view.
How do I unlink my email from Windows 10?
To remove an email address from the account, log into your desktop and click on Start > Settings icon (lower-left) > Accounts. From this page you should be able to select the right tab at the top of the screen where it displays the name of your account. Underneath that list of settings is an option titled “Manage”. Click there and finally select delete to get rid of it.
Hello, My name is Shari & I am a writer for the ‘Outlook AppIns’ blog. I’m a CSIT graduate & I’ve been working in the IT industry for 3 years.