How to Remove a Device from Microsoft Account

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This post shows students and new users steps to remove a device from one’s Microsoft online account. When you sign into a Windows device with your Microsoft account, that device is added to your Microsoft online account, under devices.

A Microsoft account is what you use to access many Microsoft devices and services, including signing into Skype, Outlook.com, OneDrive and more. You can manage and control your account from a single dashboard online as well.

Once a device is added to a Microsoft account profile, the device is automatically included with Windows features such as share experiences, app sharing across devices, find my device and many more.

If you don’t use a device but it still appears in your devices list, below is how to remove it.

How to remove devices from Microsoft account

As mentioned above, when you sign into a Windows device with your Microsoft account, that device is added to your Microsoft online account, under devices.

Below is how one removes a device that is no longer needed from a Microsoft online account.

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  • Under your device’s name, select More actions Remove.
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  • Review your device details, select the check box, I’m ready to remove this device, then select Remove.

If you want to remove a device for a child in your family, have your child sign into account.microsoft.com/devices, then follow the same instructions.

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to remove a device from Microsoft online account. If you find any error above or have something to add, please use the comment form below.

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