Eradicating Your iPhone Email Account: The Process Explained

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How to Delete Email Account on Iphone

If you’ve got clutter in your email app because of an account you no longer use, you’re probably wondering how you can get rid of it. My name is Tracy, and I’m here to guide you on how to delete an email account on iPhone/iPad. It’s a quick and simple process if you follow these easy steps.

Step 1: Access Your Settings

From your iPhone or iPad home screen, tap on the Settings icon to open it.

Step 2: Tap on \Mail\

Scroll down through the options and tap on \Mail\. This will give you access to all your email account-related settings.

Step 3: Select \Accounts\

Once you’re in the Mail settings, tap on \Accounts\. This should take you to a list of the email accounts that are linked to your iPhone or iPad.

Step 4: Select the Email Account to Delete

Of the accounts listed, tap on the one that you’re interested in deleting.

Step 5: Delete the Email Account

After selecting the account you want to delete, scroll down and tap on \Delete Account\ at the bottom, then confirm your decision. The email account will be instantly removed from your iPhone or iPad.

And that’s all it takes! Following these steps will have you removing unwanted email accounts in no time. Remember, by deleting the account from your device, you’re not deleting the actual email account. You’re simply disconnecting it from your iPhone or iPad.

If you encounter any issues or you’re unsure of any steps in this guide, feel free to reach me at As part of, my mission is to make tech less intimidating and more approachable for all.


Unfortunately, I have no references for this article as all the information provided is based on my personal experience and knowledge. However, if you need more assistance or wish to learn more, you can visit the official Apple Support Page.