Why does it say I already have a Microsoft account?

Why does it say I already have a Microsoft account?

You may receive the error “Microsoft account already exists. Enter another email or phone or get a new Outlook email.” You will get this message if the email or phone number you are trying to add is already tied to another Microsoft account.

How do you fix another account from your organization is already signed in on this computer?


  1. Log out of FYI.
  2. Sign out of any Microsoft 365 accounts that are signed in. In this example, user [email protected] is already logged in, but you are trying to login as user [email protected].
  3. Restart your computer.
  4. Log into FYI again. Sign back in to the Microsoft 365 application.

Why is Skype connected to my Microsoft account?

Microsoft accounts have been linked to Skype accounts so you can use your Skype name to sign in to all Microsoft services, have a single password to sign into all your Microsoft services, and have a more secure account.

How do I change the Skype account linked to my Microsoft account?

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  1. Sign in to the Microsoft account that your Skype account is currently linked to.
  2. Select the Your info tab.
  3. Select Manage your sign-in email or phone number.
  4. Next to your Skype name, select Move to another Microsoft account.

Why does Microsoft keep saying my account doesn’t exist?

You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. The error “Microsoft Account does not exist” usually means: The person is logging in using an Alias. If the user renamed the affected email address into a new account, the original account will become an Alias.

How do I remove a Microsoft account from Windows 10?

Select the Start button, and then select Settings > Accounts > Email & accounts . Under Accounts used by other apps, select the account you want to remove, and then select Remove. Select Yes to confirm.

How do I fix sorry another account from my organization?

Another account from your organization

  1. Excel Online App Open In Desktop.
  2. Error: Sorry, another account from your organization is already signed in on this computer.
  3. Switch Sign In within Microsoft Office.
  4. Fix Me Button in the Account Error Box.
  5. Log Into Your Microsoft 365 Account.
  6. Try Again Button in Connected Services.

How do I unlink Skype from Microsoft account 2021?

To unlink your Skype and Microsoft account, kindly follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to your account.
  2. In the Account details section, click Account Settings.
  3. In the Linked accounts section, click Unlink next to your Microsoft account ID.

How can I delete my Skype account without closing Microsoft account?

This is not possible to close a Skype account without closing Microsoft account. Since Skype account is attached to your Microsoft account, then Microsoft account will also get closed if you close your Skype account which means all your Microsoft services will be impacted.

Can I delete my Skype account without deleting my Microsoft account?

In order for you to delete your Skype account without deleting your Microsoft account, you need to unlink your Microsoft account first. (Disclaimer: It will take some time before the Skype account will be removed from the database.)

What do I do if Microsoft does not recognize my email address?


  1. Check the email address make sure its correct and the correct format.
  2. Disable Auto-Complete to test.
  3. Turn off Auto-Complete List.
  4. Open Outlook, select File, Options, and then select Mail.

Why is my email saying it doesn’t exist?

Usually, the error user ID does not exist denotes that the user is trying to login using an Alias. If by any chance, the email address in question has been swapped with a new one, the original email address then becomes an Alias. Hence, logging in with the affected account (Alias) will trigger the user ID error.

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