The first thing anybody could ask when it comes to removing MS Outlook from Android devices is the best way to do this. Well, there could be many options to do so but you must keep a few things in mind first. Here, in this article, we have formulated a series of questions and answers to help you understand the process of uninstalling Outlook from your Android devices by using different methods.
You can get more information on how to uninstall Outlook by going through office setup.
Is it possible to remove MS Outlook through Add/remove option?
Yes, you can remove Outlook via Add/remove program option but it might not be that simple.
Actually, the problem is we think of Outlook as a standalone application but from the perspective of Outlook Setup, it is not a program but a feature of a larger Microsoft office suite. You can find the Outlook listed in the Add/Remove Program.
But the problem is that sometimes, users have to delete the whole MS Office package just to get rid of one application. It means to remove MS Outlook; we have to change the configuration of MS Office suite.
What could be an appropriate reason to delete Outlook?
There are plenty of reasons that compel a user to uninstall Outlook. Sometimes due to configuration issues, security reasons, outdated version, or technical glitches.
And, what if we do have a reason still having it removed completely without interruptions is close to impossible a task without proper guidance. We may not have appropriate advice on how to uninstall MS Outlook application from Android device but we do have appropriate resources to get it out of your device.
Is it possible to uninstall Outlook as a “Device Administrator”?
No, you cannot uninstall Outlook because it is initially installed in your Android as a “Device Administrator”. When you install the application and configure your mail, Outlook asks you to continue as a “Device Administrator”. Clicking on “NO” will end the installation process. If you say “Yes” then you must implement additional security settings. The option to uninstall Outlook is grayed out in Android.
Have you ever tried removing it through Play Store?
Just go to Play Store, search for Outlook and hit the uninstall button. If that doesn’t seem logical to you, then try removing it through the Application manager under the Security. In this way, you will be able to delete or uninstall the application.
How to remove Outlook from Android for experts?
- Go to “settings” icon with the shape of a gearwheel
- Find the general tab in settings.
- Scroll to Security.
- Click on Device Administrators.
- Unchecked the checkbox next to Outlook Device Policy.
- You should be able to uninstall outlook now.
How to remove Outlook for dummies?
- Go to the “Settings” app
- Go to the “General” tab
- Scroll down to “Security”
- Select “Device Administrators”
- (In this section, you can see all the applications that are registered as “Device Administrators”)
- Unchecked the checkbox next to “Outlook Device Policy”
Once you unchecked the checkbox, you will now be able to remove Outlook from Android
If you have Outlook application installed on your Android device as a business policy, then you might not be able to remove it so easily because the IT department of your company is authorized to manage these things.
In case, you need any help regarding the process of removal of Outlook application, you are recommended to go through Microsoft Customer Support Services and place a call on toll-free number for technical assistance.
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