Remove Microsoft Outlook Account from HTC One M8

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to remove a Microsoft Outlook account from an HTC One M8.

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the power button located on the top of the phone.
    Once the phone has been activated, we will see the lock screen.
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    To unlock the phone, swipe the screen upwards.
    Once the phone has been unlocked, we will see the home screen, and at the bottom, we will see icons.
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    We now need to find the settings menu.
    To do that, we need to swipe the notification panel down. Start right at the top of the screen and swipe downwards. The notification panel appears.
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    In the top right-hand corner of the screen, there is a white cog icon.
    This is our settings icon. Press down on it and it will open up our settings menu. Note that it says the word "Settings" in the top left-hand corner of the screen.
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    Scroll down to the personal section.
    It says the word "Personal" in a gray bar.
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    Press on "Accounts & sync".
    Its icon is a gray circle surrounded by two arrows making another circle. Pressing down on this option will show us all the accounts that we currently have synced with our HTC One M8.
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    Locate "Outlook.com".
    Next to the words is the Outlook.com icon. Press down on this option.
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    Once we're in the "Outlook.com" menu, we are looking for the option right at the top.
    It shows the account. Our account is called "tomthumb391@outlook.com". We want to remove this account. If we remove this account, it will delete all the information or the mail, any photos, or anything that we have connected to this account. It will delete it all from the phone. We will no longer receive any communication or mail from this Outlook.com account.
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    Press down on the icon that looks like three small gray squares in a horizontal line.
    A dropdown menu will appear.
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    Press the option on the bottom that says "Remove".
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    Now we have a message titled "Remove account".
    It says, "Removing this account will delete all of its messages, contacts, and other data from the phone!" If we want to continue, we press down on "REMOVE ACCOUNT". If we want to cancel, we press down on "CANCEL" to go back. We will press down on "REMOVE ACCOUNT".
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    A black bar will indicate that the phone is processing the removal.
    It will remove the account completely.
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    We can see it has removed "Outlook.com" from the list.
    It has disappeared.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to remove a Microsoft Outlook account from an HTC One M8.
    If you have any questions or comments about this video, or about the process that you have witnessed in this video, then please leave them in the comments section below, and we shall answer them for you.
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I can't remove Outlook from my phone. Can you tell me why not?

I followed the tutorial, Outlook looks like it disappeared but it doesn't and it won't allow me to uninstall because the account needs to be deactivated. Which I can't figure out how to do.

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