Outlook 2010 - 2016 (Win) - Remove Locally Stored Password
This document explains how to remove a locally stored password to an email account configured in Outlook 2010/2013/2016 using the Credential Manager in Windows 7-10.
To remove the user credentials from Credential Manager:
- Click Start > Control Panel > User Accounts > Credential Manager.
Note: If 'View by' is set to Category, click User Accounts first, and then click Credential Manager.
Note: For Windows 10 users, if you have trouble finding the Credential Manager you can do a quick "Windows Search" or "Cortana" Search from the home screen's taskbar.
Select the Windows Credentials option. Locate the set of credentials that has either Outlook or Microsoft Office in the name and then expand the corresponding folder.
Then click Remove from Vault or Remove (depending upon which version of Windows you are running).
Repeat step 3 for any additional sets of credentials that have the word Outlook or Microsoft Office in the name.
Note: For further assistance, please reference the documents below.
- For information on how to manage passwords in Chrome, click here.