How do I remove an email account from a desktop mail client?

After reading this article students, faculty, and staff should be able to:

  • Remove an email account from any of the following desktop mail clients:
    • Outlook for Windows
    • Outlook for Mac
    • Apple Mail

Outlook for Windows

  1. Select File.
  1. Select Account Settings> Account Settings.
  2. Select the account you want to delete, then select Remove.
  3. Select Yesto confirm.

Outlook for Mac

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Navigate to Tools > Accounts.
  3. Select the account you want to remove, then click the minus sign (–) at the bottom left corner of the Accounts window.
  4. Click Delete.

Apple Mail

  1. Open Apple Mail.
  2. Navigate to Mail > Accounts…
  3. Select the account you want to remove.
  4. Click the minus sign (–) at the bottom left corner of Accounts window.
  5. Click OK.

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Last Modified: 5/25/2017