How to Delete an Email Account on an iPhone SE

Email has become incredibly common, and many of the services that we rely upon in our everyday lives require us to have accessible email. In fact, you might have even gotten to the point where you have multiple email accounts, and you may have even set all of them up on your iPhone.

But managing all of those accounts can become a hassle, especially if a lot of that email is spam. If you have decided that you no longer need an email account that is on your iPhone, then it’s likely time to delete it from the device. Our tutorial below will walk you through the steps required to remove an email account from your iPhone SE.


How to Remove An Email Account from an iPhone SE

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone SE, in iOS 10.3.2. Note that this will not cancel your email account, or remove it from any other devices. All that this is going to do is remove your email account from your iPhone SE. This includes any associated contacts, notes, or other files that you had chosen to sync during the initial account setup.

Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.

open iphone se settings



Step 2: Scroll down and select the Mail option.

iphone se mail settings



Step 3: Touch the Accounts button at the top of the screen.

open the accounts list



Step 4: Select the email account that you want to delete from your iPhone SE.

select the email account to delete



Step 5: Scroll to the bottom of the screen and tap the Delete Account button.

how to remove an iphone se email account



Step 6: Touch the Delete from My iPhone button to confirm removal of the account from your device.

how to delete an email account from an iphone se



if you intend to add another email account, or if you want to add the deleted account back to your device at some point in the future, this this guide will show you how to setup a new email account on your iPhone SE.