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:

  1. 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.  

    • Cotana Search box

  2. 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.

  3. Windows Credentials

  4. Then click Remove from Vault or Remove (depending upon which version of Windows you are running).

  5. Windows Credentials

  6. 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.

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at help@nmsu.edu.




Keywords:clear credential account password remove local stored user windows 7 10   Doc ID:80041
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-02-09 10:30 MDTUpdated:2018-02-15 10:49 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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