Ways to remove Windows® Live Mail account
What is Windows Live Mail? What are the steps to remove a Windows Live Mail account?
Windows Live Mail is an e-mail client program and it helps to set-up e-mail accounts which store and receive e-mail. It comes with the functionality of e-mail management and offers message rules that make it simple to organize e-mail. Windows Live Mail also has a user-friendly interface. The advanced features of Windows Live Mail are automated junk e-mail filter, quick e-mail search utility, etc. It offers great performance and includes photo e-mail. The enhanced features includes Quick Views, enhanced security for scanning incoming messages, multiple e-mail account configuration and RSS right in inbox. Windows Live Mail also offers enhanced security.
Here are the methods to delete an e-mail account from Windows Live Mail:
- Need to delete an e-mail account
- Ways to delete an e-mail account
- Things to keep in mind
Need to delete an e-mail account
There are several reasons for deleting an e-mail account from Windows Live Mail. If you accidently set-up an e-mail account twice, then you need to delete the duplicate one. Deleting an e-mail account from Windows Live Mail only removes it from Windows Live Mail, and not from the e-mail provider.
Tips to delete an e-mail account
In order to delete an e-mail account from Windows Live Mail, select ‘Tools’ from the menu, and choose ‘Accounts’ option. Then you will get an Internet Accounts window, and it shows a list of e-mail accounts. You need to select the account that you want to delete and click on the ‘Remove’ button. In order to permanently delete the e-mail account, you will get a confirmation dialog box and from that choose the ‘Cancel’ button.
While deleting an e-mail account from Windows Live Mail you need to take a back-up of e-mail, personal information, and address book that you want to keep. You need to disable Plug-ins that prevents the deletion of e-mail or cause problems with the deletion process. Ensure that the deletion of an e-mail account is completed and also check that the registry entry is also deleted.
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