Windows 10: Mail app account already exists

Discus and support Mail app account already exists in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; I recently reset the Mail app on Windows 10 but now can't sign in and get an error message saying the account already exists. I have tried the answer... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by th039, Sep 8, 2018.

  1. th039 Win User

    Mail app account already exists


    I recently reset the Mail app on Windows 10 but now can't sign in and get an error message saying the account already exists. I have tried the answer at https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/apps_windows_10-outlook_mail-winpc/mail-account-already-exists/e0904cc7-248f-4469-8ec8-78842fcf61e5 but it just throws me to the Microsoft account website when I click to manage account and can't get any further. Using Windows 10 version 1803. How do I sign back into the Mail app?

    :)
     
    th039, Sep 8, 2018
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  2. DTDavies Win User

    Get 'Account already exists' in Win10 Mail app


    I was having problems with one of my accounts in Mail, so did what I have done before - deleted and re-installed. Except that Mail says that account already exists and will not allow me to install it.I have looked through all the postings in MS forums related to this topic and found some good comments and suggestions. I tried the Powershell scripts to uninstall Mail, which worked (after a very long time), then re-installed Mail. It immediately recognised my Gmail account, which surprised me, as I expected to have to re-enter each of my accounts. When I added my other account, it came back with the very same message "Account already exists".
    Suggestions?
     
    DTDavies, Sep 8, 2018
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  3. Brink Win User
    Mail app will not open on 10041.


    Hello Adam,

    This is the suggested solution below if you haven't already tried it. *Smile

    In this Windows 10 build 10041, the Mail, Calendar, and People apps may be broken due to a licensing issue with the Store Beta. To get these apps working again, you need to follow these steps:

    • Open powershell as administrator
    • Run the command Get-appxprovisionedpackage –online | where-object {$_.packagename –like “*windowscommunicationsapps*”} | remove-appxprovisionedpackage –online
    • Re-install Mail, People and Calendar from the Store (green tile)
     
    Brink, Sep 8, 2018
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  4. Mail app account already exists

    77000 Steam accounts hacked every month

    that explain why i have the 2 step form tpu on a APP and not mail ...
     
    GreiverBlade, Sep 8, 2018
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