- Open Outlook.
- Click on File.
- Click on Info.
- Click the Account Settings drop-down menu.
- Select the Account Settings option.
- Click the Email tab.
- Select the account you want to make the new default.
- Click the Set as Default button.
How to remove the Primary Account from Outlook
How to Remove Primary Account in Outlook
From the main Outlook window, select File in the upper left corner of the screen. Select Account Settings > Account Settings. Select the account you want to delete, then select Remove.
Open mail (Microsoft Outlook 2016) Show Profiles. Select the acount you want to remove and click remove. In the new window that opens click “YES” and “OK”
In Outlook, Click File > Account Settings > Change Profile. Outlook will close. You’ll need to start Outlook again manually. The next time Outlook starts, it will display the Choose Profile Dialog.
Click File. Click Account Settings. Select the email account you wish to remove and click Remove. When prompted to remove account click Yes. Note: Once the account is removed the emails will still be stored in outlook until they are deleted.
Click “e-mail accounts” which is the top option. In the e-mail tab, click the offending profile and then click “remove” In the pop-up screen, confirm that you want to delete the profile. Try starting Outlook again.
From the Windows desktop, navigate: Start > Settings icon. (lower-left) > Accounts > Email & app accounts. From the right-pane, select the account to remove then select Manage. Select Delete account. From the prompt, select Delete to confirm.