Windows 10: How to delete an obsolete or incorrect email address in Windows 10 Mail #2 2019-March

Discus and support How to delete an obsolete or incorrect email address in Windows 10 Mail #2 2019-March in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; This crap is still happening 2019 cannot delete hidden email address in the windows 10 built in app. If you Turn this off they disappear but never the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by Jerrymif, Mar 15, 2019.

  1. Jerrymif Win User

    How to delete an obsolete or incorrect email address in Windows 10 Mail #2 2019-March


    This crap is still happening 2019 cannot delete hidden email address in the windows 10 built in app.

    If you Turn this off they disappear but never the less they are still in there with no way to delete!!!

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    :)
     
    Jerrymif, Mar 15, 2019
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  2. Mail in Windows 10 - incorrect email address suggestion

    When I create a new message and start to type an address a list of suggestions pops up. The top one is incorrect and I want to delete it but it does NOT appear in my contacts. How can I get rid of it?

    [Original subject: Live Mail in Windows 10 - incorrect email address suggestion]
     
    JohnSchmitz1, Mar 15, 2019
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  3. How to delete an obsolete or incorrect email address in Windows 10 Mail

    In Windows 10 mail, how do you delete an email address from the drop down list that pops up? I've got both outdated and incorrectly spelled email addresses that pop up. I've tried going in to People, but there's nothing there.

    In Outlook it was possible, but now with Mail, hitting delete does nothing. Thanks for your help.
     
    CindyBaudhuin, Mar 15, 2019
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  4. circle365 Win User

    How to delete an obsolete or incorrect email address in Windows 10 Mail #2 2019-March

    Obsolete email addreses offered in auto-complete in Win 10 mail

    Thanks.



    The point of my query was to ask why People app and Win 10 Mail are NOT fully synchronised. I now understand that:



    • People app and Win 10 Mail do not share a common database and are therefore not fully synchronised.
    • Win 10 Mail has its own database in the registry, and this database is not user-accessible.
    • Obsolete and incorrect email addresses will remain in the Win 10 Mail app’s contact list, even when deleted from the People app, and will continue to be offered as valid addresses in the drop down prompt list. This is a ‘feature’ of Win 10 Mail.
    • Since there is no way to delete obsolete addresses from Win 10 Mail app, old and incorrect addresses will accumulate over time and render the app unusable.
    • Microsoft are aware of this issue and have elected to leave it unresolved. The ‘fix’ is to stop using Win 10 Mail.


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    Similar problem in Vista (8 years ago) solved by editing registry keys:

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    I’m hoping that Microsoft will tell me I’ve misunderstood the issue.
     
    circle365, Mar 15, 2019
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