We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Tech Helproom


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

how to delete account in live mail


carguy

Likes # 0

when I added a NOOK to my laptop and smartphone, my carrier (Charter) instructed me to change the server from POP to IMAP so I could get the same emails on all three devices. We could not change the account so added a new account as IMAP, same email address as the other. But the old account with the email address remains in the column on the left of the page, and when it sends/receives I get a warning box that the POP account could not be accessed. Of course not, it has been changed! But when I go to remove the account it says it will delete the email account which is the same name as the new one. I am afraid I will lose the new account and all the archived emails I moved to it. Suggestions?

Like this post
Jock1e

Likes # 0

Can you not click on it and press remove.

That's all you have to do in Windows live mail

Like this post
Jock1e

Likes # 0

It should only remove the one that you click on but maybe best waiting to see what others think.

Like this post
carguy

Likes # 0

That is exactly my concern...any other thoughts?

Like this post
Jock1e

Likes # 0

Sorry never been in this position before I have transferred mail to other accounts and then closed the account and that has worked ok.

Best waiting for someone else to give you the information that you need.

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

The 30 best TV shows on Netflix UK: Our pick of the best programmes you can watch right now

IDG UK Sites

Nostalgia time: Top 10 best selling mobile phones in history

IDG UK Sites

VFX Emmy: Game of Thrones work garners gong for Rodeo FX

IDG UK Sites

Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina review (2.6GHz, 128GB, mid-2014)