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 I believe the help file is outdated and there is no way do do that this moment.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 I believe the help file is outdated and there is no way do do that this moment.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.

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    RexfordFinegan, Jun 3, 2020
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  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
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  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
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  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
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