How to Change Primary Account in Outlook on Mac

🗓️ March 10, 2023 By ✍️ Jaysukh patel

As we know Outlook Mac app is customizable and the Mail app itself. we can change the default mail app on Mac and set it as Outlook. In addition, We can rearrange the account priority for multiple accounts are added in the outlook mac app. That means we don’t have to select or change from address while composing a new mail in outlook mac.

This option is also available on iOS and iPadOS Outlook app. But you have to do it manually on other devices because these settings are not synced with other devices.

Change Default Account or Primary account on Outlook Mac

1→ Open Outlook app on Mac, From top menu > Outlook > Settings or Preferences.

Outlook Preferences on Mac

2→ Next, Select Accounts in Personal settings.


3→ Select another secondary account from the left side of the window, Now, Click on the More option, to Find the option “Set as Default“.


4→ Now, Your Primary account is replaced with a Recently assigned Default account.

5→ Now, You don’t have to change Primary account’s from the address in the outlook mail app.

6→ That’s it.

How do remove a primary account from Outlook?

We can Manage added outlook account on Mac from the Outlook account preferences settings. So, Removing the Primary account or Secondary account is as easy as shown in the steps below.

1→ Open the Outlook app on Mac. from the top Mac menu, Outlook > Settings/Preferences.

2→ Select Accounts > Now, Select the account from the left side of the window which you want to delete from Mac. For that, we don’t have to change the account priority.

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3→ Select account, Click on the [-] button to remove from outlook mac.


4→ That’s it.

Hope you get the solution on changing Primary Account in the Outlook mac app. Now, share your comment for more help & guide.

Jaysukh Patel
Jaysukh Patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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