1.    20 May 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2015
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    Changing MSA account question


    I wanted to change my MSA account, @Outlook.com to a different outlook.com. I added another account with netplwiz, went to users, gave the new account the same security as my existing one.

    On the MS Account page > Manage how you sign in to Microsoft > Your Info I set this new account as primary, got a notification email from MS that the primary account had been changed, with instructions that if I did this then no action was needed. This is the page to make an account primary, or remove an account.

    Both accounts have the same password. I did this change on my desktop earlier today, checked both of my laptops and they both show the new outlook account in Settings > Accounts > Your Info. In the screen shot from the same Accounts page, Outlook 2 is the new one, and now it's the Microsoft Account listed at the bottom of the Accounts page. The other one listed first is the one I will delete.

    All I can see in all my devices (desktop, two laptops) indicate they're using the new MSA with no change at all from the existing one that I'm planning on deleting. To me it doesn't look like deleting the previous existing MSA will cause any problems since everything seems to be working like it always has under the new one.

    My question is, can I remove the previous MSA outlook.com without causing any problems? Probably won't hurt anything to keep it, but I'd rather remove it.
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