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Android - Removing an email/calendar account

This document will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to remove an account from an Android Device.

Note: The screenshots and steps provided in this document refer to a Samsung Galaxy S5. The same process performed on other Android devices may be different but will be similar.

How to Remove an Account from an Android Device

  1. Locate your settings icon and select it.

    Settings Icon

  2. Locate the "Accounts" option and select it.


  3. Press the account that you wish to remove.

    Exchange galaxy tab4 accounts screen

  4. Press the e-mail you wish to remove.

    account select

    Important: If you are not sure you have select the correct account to remove, go into the account settings and verify the email address and server information before proceeding.

  5. Select the upper right icon that looks like 3 vertical square dots.


  6. Press "Remove account".


  7. Press "Remove account" on the pop-up.

    remove account 2

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

Keywords:Android Removing an email/calendar account   Doc ID:82839
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-06-12 11:10 MDTUpdated:2018-06-12 13:09 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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