Method to delete a Windows® Mail account
What is the method to delet a Windows Mail account?
Windows Mail is an e-mail client program and it helps to set-up an e-mail account which helps to store and receive e-mail. It is the successor of Microsoft Outlook Express. It comes with the function of e-mail management and offers message rules that make e-mails easy to organize. Windows Mail also has a user-friendly environment. With the help of creating specific folders and sub folders you can locate e-mail messages easily. If you accidently set-up the e-mail account twice, then you need to delete the duplicate e-mail account. Deleting an e-mail account from Windows Mail removes it from Windows Mail, and not from the e-mail provider. By removing an e-mail account from Windows Mail, you will not be able to check e-mails on that account and you cannot send e-mail to that account.
Methods to delete an e-mail account from Windows Mail:
- Features of Windows Mail
- Tips to delete an e-mail account
- Things to keep in mind
Features of Windows Mail
Windows Mail supports POP3 and IMAP e-mail accounts. It also has a newsgroup that manages the e-mail account and news account. The advanced features of Windows Mail are automated junk e-mail filter and quick e-mail search utility. It also offers a live search function, a Bayesian spam filter, phishing protection and message management capabilities.
Tips to delete an e-mail account
In order to delete e-mail account from Windows 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 the e-mail account from Windows Mail you need to take a back-up of other e-mail accounts, personal information, and address book which you want to keep. You need to disable the Plug-ins that prevent the deletion of e-mail or cause interruptions with the deletion process. Ensure that the deletion of an e-mail account is complete and also verify that the registry entry is also deleted.
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