Outlook 2013 - change account settings and keep e-mail?

I have a couple different e-mail accounts with POP and IMAP setup in my Outlook 2013
I'm going to be changing e-mail providers so it will require changing my server settings, username and password.
Does that mean I will lose my existing e-mail?
Or do I just modify the account settings for the profile in order to keep it tied to the same mailboxes?
garryshapeAsked:
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tmoore1962Commented:
Whenever I am doing any mods on Outlook I always export the entire acct to a pst prior to making any changes to insure nothing happens to the email / contacts / calendar data.  So if it were me that is what I would do first.  You can then just update the mailserver / security properties as needed.  Or if you prefer you could go into the mail properties via the control panel and add a whole new profile and change the startup profile to the new one.  This will create all new pst file for your outlook but retain the old one also for reference.  you would then use the backup created to restore emails / calendar and contacts to the new profile.
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garryshapeAuthor Commented:
Thanks. It looks like I was able to update account settings without anything disappearing, but did a backup just in case.
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