I'd like to delete unused email accounts, how can I do this?

Rivly Breus 0 Reputation points

I have two accounts that I no longer use, a former school I attended and a former employer. I would like to delete these accounts so that they don't show up on authenticator. The accounts are grayed out so I don't have the option to delete.

Microsoft Authenticator
Microsoft Authenticator
A Microsoft app for iOS and Android devices that enables authentication with two-factor verification, phone sign-in, and code generation.
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  1. akinbade abiola 8,450 Reputation points

    Hello Rivly Breus,

    Thanks for your question.

    Please attempt the below steps:

    1. Open the Settings app on your Android device.
    2. Tap on "Accounts" or "Users & Accounts" depending on your device. (If you enrolled with Android Enterprise work profile, you can go to Settings-> Work profile->Accounts)
    3. Select the work account you wish to remove.
    4. Tap on "Remove Account" or "Delete Account", depending on your device.
    5. Confirm the removal of the account when prompted.
    6. To delete greyed-out account from MS Authenticator you may also need to delete this account from Android - Settings - Accounts.



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