How can I delete an account using preferences?

You can delete some types of existing accounts using an IBM® Notes® preferences panel.

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However, you cannot delete the following types of accounts:

  • An account that is accessed or referenced by Notes® components
  • An account whose security credentials are used by other users
  • An account that was set up by IBM® Domino® user policy

You can delete an account using the following procedure.


  1. Click File > Preferences.
  2. Click Accounts.
  3. Click on an existing account name the list.
  4. Click Delete Account.
  5. When prompted, click OK.


See Deleting Location, Account, or Connection documents for details.