Windows 10: Removing device from Microsoft account

Discus and support Removing device from Microsoft account in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; How does one remove a device from Microsoft accounts. I believe the help file is outdated and there is no way do do that this moment. Recently updated... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by RexfordFinegan, Jun 3, 2020.

  1. Removing device from Microsoft account


    How does one remove a device from Microsoft accounts. I believe the help file is outdated and there is no way do do that this moment. Recently updated Win to 2004. This might be the problem. The live agent was clueless and he and I were looking at completely different things while logged in Accounts.

    :)
     
    RexfordFinegan, Jun 3, 2020
    #1
  2. Vesao Win User

    Remove account

    I suggest you backup your personalized files first before removing the account.
    To delete an account, follow these steps:
    1. Press WIN + X keys and click Command Prompt (Admin) from the menu.
    2. Type the following command and press Enter. Replace test with the name of your sister's account. Code:
     
    Vesao, Jun 3, 2020
    #2
  3. Remove Devices

    Hi,



    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.



    I understand that you are facing issues while removing the device from your Microsoft account as it keeps popping back after removing.



    It could be possible that the device was using OneDrive with the same Microsoft account and that might be the reason you are able to see the device listed under your profile. I would suggest you to remove the device from OneDrive
    and see if that helps.



    You can follow the steps to remove the device from OneDrive.



    1. Login to
      https://onedrive.live.com
      .
    2. Now on the left hand pane click on PC’s.
    3. Now click on the devices that are listed under PC’s and on the right hand side click on
      Remove PC.


    If the issue persists, please get back to us with the results of the troubleshooting steps to assist you further.



    Regards,

    Prakhar Khare

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
     
    Prakhar_Khare, Jun 3, 2020
    #3
  4. Brink Win User

    Removing device from Microsoft account

    Unknown devices on my Microsoft account

    Hello Flemmingk, Removing device from Microsoft account :)

    Could these other devices be from friends that you may have signed in to your Microsoft account on for something?

    Either way, you can remove these devices.

    *Arrow Microsoft Account - Remove Devices User Accounts Tutorials

    Afterwards to be safe, I would recommend to change the password of your Microsoft account, and enable two-step verification if you haven't already.

    Change Password of Account in Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials

    Turn On or Off Microsoft Account Two-step Verification User Accounts Tutorials
     
    Brink, Jun 3, 2020
    #4
Thema:

Removing device from Microsoft account

Loading...
  1. Removing device from Microsoft account - Similar Threads - Removing device Microsoft

  2. Removing device from Microsoft account

    in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware
    Removing device from Microsoft account: I have two computers connected with my Microsoft account. Currently I want to remove one of them from the Microsoft account. I was wondering if I can remove it without any unpleasant consequences to the Windows activation? Thank you for the replay...
  3. Remove a device from Microsoft account.

    in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Remove a device from Microsoft account.: My Microsoft account shows 3 different listings for the same computer. I would like to remove these extra device listings from my account. The instructions to remove a device from a Microsoft account are dated sometime last fall, but they do not work. When the instructions...
  4. Microsoft Account - remove a device

    in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Microsoft Account - remove a device: Hi, I'm trying to remove a device from my Microsoft account and it isn't working. I log in, go to Devices -> Manage -> More actions -> remove, then click the checkbox in the dialog box and hit remove. Then it says the device has been removed, but when I refresh the devices...
  5. Removing Device from Microsoft account and Liscenses

    in Windows 10 Updates and Activation
    Removing Device from Microsoft account and Liscenses: I'm about to start putting together another computer, hopefully tonight. I have a Windows 10 digital retail license and my old PC was linked to my Microsoft account, but has since been removed from my devices on my account after it died. My question is, do I still keep that...
  6. Issue removing the phantom device from Microsoft Account

    in User Accounts and Family Safety
    Issue removing the phantom device from Microsoft Account: Hi all, Looking for advice on a device that has been cleared, sold, and removed from my Microsoft family account (and my daughters Microsoft account) [confirmed this by signing into my account and my daughters to remove it from both]. However, when I sign into my account,...
  7. Cannot remove devices from Microsoft account

    in User Accounts and Family Safety
    Cannot remove devices from Microsoft account: There is no Remove Device for a laptop I no longer own. It was my son's and I have him on my family account. I removed him from the family account, but that didn't fix it. He's back on my Microsoft family account, but the laptop was wiped so I didn't think it would be...
  8. removing a device from my Microsoft account

    in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware
    removing a device from my Microsoft account: How do I remove a device from my devices in my Microsoft account ? I no longer have a windows Laptop ? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/removing-a-device-from-my-microsoft-account/b01681e7-1a24-456f-8441-b20b0802cf1d
  9. Cannot remove deleted Microsoft account from list of accounts on device

    in Windows 10 Customization
    Cannot remove deleted Microsoft account from list of accounts on device: Hello, everyone! I recently changed schools, and my old school Office 365 account was removed from their systems. As a result, I am no longer able to sign in to the account. I want to remove the account from my computer's settings, and to do so, I have gone to Settings >...
  10. Microsoft Account - Remove Devices

    in Windows 10 Tutorials
    Microsoft Account - Remove Devices: How to: Microsoft Account - Remove Devices How to Remove Devices from your Microsoft Account A Microsoft account is what you use to sign in to Microsoft services such as outlook.com (or Hotmail), Office, OneDrive, Skype, Xbox, Windows, and more. It makes your...