Sign in using your Microsoft account to access Xbox LIVE, Windows Phone Store, and more.
INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
Your Microsoft account is what you use for almost everything you do with Microsoft devices and services. Note: The first Microsoft account associated with this device may have its settings edited, but a device reset is required to change the email address or delete it. To learn more about Microsoft accounts click here.
From the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen to reveal the Action center. Note: An existing Microsoft account is required to complete this action.
Tap ALL SETTINGS.
Scroll to, then tap email+accounts.
Tap add an account.
Tap Microsoft account.
Tap the desired option. Note: For this demonstration, 'sign in' was selected. If you do not have an existing Microsoft/LiveID account, tap create one and follow the onscreen prompts.
Tap the Email address field.
Enter the account email address.
Tap the Return icon.
Enter the account password.
Tap the How would you like to get this code? field.
Tap the desired option. Note: For this demonstration, 'Email' was selected.
Tap the Verify email address field.
Enter the required email address.
Check the email account for the email containing the verification code, then tap the Code field.
Enter the verification code from the received email.
Tap the desired option. Note: For this tutorial, 'not now' was selected.
The account is now ready for use. Tap Microsoft account to view and edit the account settings.