The account Microsoft (earlier – the identifier Windows Live ID) is necessary for access to such services as to Skype, Windows Phone, OutLook and shop of products, including MS Office packages. The account of Microsoft represents a combination of the e-mail address, registered in any mail system, and the password which the user sets independently.
Check whether you have an account of Microsoft
If you thought of creation of the similar account, check whether you already use one of Microsoft services, for example, of OneDrive, Skype, Outlook.com, Hotmail or Windows Phone. If this is so, then your credentials in a system are the e-mail address and the password which you use for an entrance to one of these services. Thus, you already have an account Microsoft and with its help you can enter into other services of a system, synchronize the profiles in Facebook, Google and Twitter social network, buy applications in Microsoft Store shop and create the cloud storage in OneDrive service for storage and exchange of documents and photos.
At emergence of any problems, for example, to loss of the password, it is possible to recover data through the attached e-mail address or to create the new account Microsoft on the basis of already registered address in any mail system or the recreated mailbox in a system.
Creation of the new account on the basis of the e-mail address or from scratch
To create the new account Microsoft with use of your permanent address of e-mail, open a https page in the browser://login.live.com/also click "Register" in the right lower quarter of the page. The Creation of the Account page will open. Fill fields of a form, in the User name field enter the address of your e-mail, think up the reliable password. For the best data protection enter the phone number. Reliable data about date of birth are also necessary, this information will help to restore access if you forget the password. Confirm characters of the test code and click "Create the account".
Registration takes several seconds. Within these seconds the letter from Microsoft technical support service with a request will come to your mailbox to confirm the e-mail address, having clicked the link in the letter. Then you will automatically pass directly into the account, into the section "General information" where your name and personal data is displayed.
To create the account from scratch and at the same time to register the new postal address in a system Microsoft, on the Creation of the Account page click the link "Or Receive the New E-mail Address" under the User name field. Think up own user name (the system itself will define availability of the address) and select one of two options of domain names for the postal address: outlook.com or hotmail.com.