Can I use an email address removed using alias again

Zahidul Haider 0 Reputation points
2024-05-21T19:25:52.6833333+00:00

I removed my original email address from my account and used a new one. But I forgot that I had a lot of account connected to it. So I need to access that address. So can I reuse the address. If so after how much time

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  1. Faery Fu-MSFT 17,906 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-05-22T07:51:02.03+00:00

    Hi @Zahidul Haider

    If you’re referring to Microsoft accounts, once an alias is removed from an account, it cannot be reused. According to Microsoft’s policy, if you remove an alias that’s an email address from a Microsoft account (like @outlook.com, @live.com, @hotmail.com, or @msn.com), it cannot be re-created as a new account or alias. This means it won’t be available again as an alias or new account to you or anyone else at a later time.

    However, if the alias was for a different domain (not @outlook.com, @live.com, @hotmail.com, or @msn.com), the rules might be different. For instance, after removing a proxy/alias email address for a user mailbox in Office 365, you can reuse the same name to set up a shared mailbox immediately.

    Please note that these policies can vary depending on the email service provider.


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