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How to remove accounts from Outlook 2016?

Would like to remove an email account/folders from my Outlook 2016. 

When I right click on the account (close "name of account") a message pops up saying: This group of folders is associated with an email account. To remove the account, click the File Tab, and on the Info tab click Account settings. Select the email account, and then click remove.

When I follow these directions, the account I want removed is not listed. 

When I go to control panel, mail: it is not listed as a profile to remove. 

Is there a different place to clear this information?


Question Info

Last updated April 5, 2020 Views 6,274 Applies to:

Do you have more than two mail accounts in MS Outlook?

Within Outlook, File>Account Settings>Email the account.........remove.

And/or with outlook closed>Control Panel (View by large icons)>Mail Applet>Show Profiles.....assuming only one listed cancel the dialogue, then Mail Applet again>E-mail then Remove

You cannot remove a default account

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