1. Join Date : Jan 2015
    Glen Cove, NY
    Posts : 116
    Windows 10 64 Bit
       27 Oct 2016 #1

    Change email.


    Just to let the forum know, I am changing my email back to gmail. Outlook.com has given me nothing but problems. I do not receive email replies from some forums, and in others replies go to junk/spam folder, even after I add them to safe senderís list.


    BTW is it possible to delete/cancel outlook.com email without it affecting my ms account, which is the same as my email address?


    Henry
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  2. Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,062
    Windows 10 Pro
       28 Oct 2016 #2

    Hewjr100 said: View Post
    BTW is it possible to delete/cancel outlook.com email without it affecting my ms account, which is the same as my email address?
    If you completely delete your Microsoft account, it's gone and can't be used even to sign in to Windows.

    If you are sure about this and really want to delete your current Microsoft account's outlook.com email address, yet would prefer to continue signing in to Windows with a Microsoft account, you should do this:

    1.) Switch to a local account (tutorial)

    2.) Switch back to Microsoft account (tutorial), this time entering your Gmail address as existing email:

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    3.) Your Windows user account remains intact, all your files and apps will still be there. Only difference is that your new Microsoft account is using your Gmail address and if you want to you can now delete the original Microsoft account's outlook.com email address..


    Kari
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  3. Join Date : Jan 2015
    Glen Cove, NY
    Posts : 116
    Windows 10 64 Bit
       28 Oct 2016 #3

    Thank you.

    Henry
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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