How to remove Microsoft account from Windows 10

For various reasons you may want to remove Microsoft account after you used it on your PC. We offer a guide on how to do it correctly. The issue is you won’t be able to delete the Microsoft account until it is the only account on current computer. 

How to remove Microsoft account from Windows 10

1. Create a new local account (read our detailed guide):

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Change account type to Administrator:

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2. Sign out of your Microsoft account. And then sign in to the local account:

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3. After you’re logged in on a local administrative account, go to Settings:

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then – Accounts:

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Go to Family & other users tab.

Click on the Microsoft account you wish to delete and press Remove:

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Click Delete account and data:

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How to delete your Microsoft account using Control Panel

Go to the Control Panel:

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Switch to Small icons view and click on User Accounts:

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Click Manage another account:

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Select the Microsoft account you want to remove:

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Click on Delete the account:

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Press Delete Files button:

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Click on Delete Account:

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How to completely delete your Microsoft account from Microsoft servers

Go to website: https://account.live.com/closeaccount.aspx

Authorize using your email and password:

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Here click Next:

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Set all the checkboxes, select I no longer want any Microsoft account and click on Mark account to closure:

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Click Done on the next page. Your account will be deleted in 60 days.

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