How to remove an account in OneDrive

To remove a OneDrive account from your computer

  1. Select the OneDrive cloud icon in the Windows taskbar or Mac menu bar.

  2. Select OneDrive Help and Settings iconHelp & Settings

  3. In Settings, select Account, and then select Unlink this PC.

Notes: 

  • You won't lose files or folder by removing an account. After unlinking, all your files will be available from OneDrive on the web.

  • Files marked as Icon for OneDrive file available on this deviceAvailable on this device will remain in your computer's OneDrive folders.

  • Files marked as Icon for OneDrive file available when onlineAvailable when online will only be accessible from OneDrive on the web.

  • If you only want to removed certain folders, read how to Choose which OneDrive folders to sync to your computer.

To remove a OneDrive account from your mobile device

  1. Tap Me Person icon in OneDrive app for iOS then Settings.

  2. Tap OneDrive mobile more details arrow by the account to be removed, then Sign out.

Notes: 

  • You won't lose files or folder by removing an account. After signing out, all your files will be available from OneDrive on the web.

  • Any offline or saved files will remain on your device. 

Need more help?

How to cancel or stop sync in OneDrive

Turn off, disable, or uninstall OneDrive

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