Windows 10: Primary Email Address

Discus and support Primary Email Address in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; I'm having some trouble changing my laptop's primary email address. My previous primary address was my mom's old address and it got hacked so I decided... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by RachelOng1, Jan 24, 2021.

  1. Primary Email Address

    I'm having some trouble changing my laptop's primary email address. My previous primary address was my mom's old address and it got hacked so I decided to change my laptop's primary address altogether. So, I made a new Outlook email but for some odd reason, the status of my primary email has not changed on my settings.

    However, whenever I press "manage my account" on my settings, it comes out my new email address. I even tried "manage the device" used for my new email address but nothing is working.

    RachelOng1, Jan 24, 2021

  2. Changing administrator email address

    Hi Nooren,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community.

    1) How do you access the Windows computer? Do you use Microsoft account or local account?

    I suggest you to follow the below steps and check if it helps.

    • Open PC settings, and click/tap on Accounts on the left side.

    • Click/tap on your account on the right side, click/tap on the More account settings online link at the top of the right side.

    • If this PC or device is not a trusted device, then you will be prompted to enter and submit a security code sent to your phone or alternate email address.

    • In Internet Explorer, or your default web browser, click/tap on the Add or change aliases link under Account aliases.

    • Click/tap on Rename under your (primary alias).

    • Click/tap on Yes, rename my primary alias.

    • Sign in to your Microsoft account with your new email address and password. You can close the web browser when finished.

    • To Create a New Email Address to Use as your Primary Alias

      • Select (dot) Create a new email address as your primary alias.

      • Select if you want a new,, or address.

      • Type in a name you want, click/tap on Rename primary alias
    9. Click/tap on OK.

    Hope this helps. Please reply to us with the status of the issue.

    Anil Madishetty, Jan 24, 2021
  3. old email addresses

    Thank you for updating me HA.111

    Here is the step to remove that old email address.

    Start typing an email address into the “To” field. As soon as you see the old email address being recommended as one of the potential candidates, use the down arrow key to scroll through the list of suggestions. Once you highlight the old email address, type
    the delete key. In many cases, this will actually remove the entry not only from the current list of suggestions but from future suggestions as well. You may even find that as you mouse over the drop-down list the highlighted item will have an “x” to explicitly
    allow you to delete it.

    Just do this step and your good to go.

    Continue to have an escellent day HA.111

    Best regards,

    Anthony C. De Jesus

    Independent Advisor
    Anthony1129, Jan 24, 2021
  4. CRagland Win User

    Primary Email Address

    Correcting primary email address to HOTMAIL.COM

    Correcting primary email address to How to change/replace GMAIL.COM email address erroneously entered as Microsoft account during system setup with HOTMAIL.COM address? Tried to create a primary alias but I get an error message saying that HOTMAIL.COM is
    a reserved or protected domain.
    CRagland, Jan 24, 2021

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