A Microsoft Account gives you access to use different Microsoft services and devices. With MS Account you will be able to log in to Outlook, Skype, OneDrive, Xbox LIVE Windows Phone. This means that you can safely monitor your photos, files, settings and contacts and all other documents from any device.
Your MS Account is a free account that gives you access to MS services and devices. If you already about to install and activate the latest version of Office, you might be wondering why you need to log in using your MS Account or your office or school account, or when you want to know the difference between them and when to use each or any of them. MSconfirms that you have a valid Office license by linking your MS Account or school or work account with Office.
Create a Microsoft Account
You can create a Microsoft Account for free. When you create a Microsoft Account you will able to login to all your MS devices and your Microsoft services with the same login credentials. With the steps below you can create Microsoft Account
- Activate your device internet connection
- Go to your web browser and log on to www.onedrive.com
- Click on sign up for free
- Click on create a Microsoft account
- Enter your email address and choose and input a password in the appropriate field
- Click on next
These are the basic steps in creating a Microsoft Account. You can also choose to use your phone number instead of your email account. To use your phone number, click on use a phone number. When you use your phone number, a verification code will be sent to that phone number.
Microsoft Account Sign In
Microsoft Account sign-in is how you access your MS account; you can only sign in after you have created an account. To sign follow the below steps
- Connect to the internet
- Launch your web browser
- Go to www.onedrive.com
- Click on sign in
- Enter your username and your password
- Click on sign in
If you are already using one of MS services, you already have an MS Account. The Microsoft Account is called “Windows Live ID.”