How to create a Microsoft account

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Having a Microsoft account not only allows you to log into your Windows 10 operating system and have it connect to your online profile, it also opens the door to a good set of programs and tools that have become popular in recent years. Although sometimes it can be tedious to have everything in sync and it is better disable syncIt is in your hand. In this post we are going to review the most important tools that you have at your disposal.

Microsoft-linked apps

OneDrive

El cloud hosting It is one of the great tools that we have had relatively recently. Microsoft OneDrive allows you to store a large number of files on the network of networks to have backup copies (5 GB free, expandable up to 5 TB upon payment). It is an agile service, especially for sharing files with other users without worrying about various limitations that may be imposed on you with email.

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is the program that manage email, although it also has a web version from which you can access your mailboxes, send and receive emails or even carry out other types of tasks such as chatting or making video calls. When you create your Microsoft account you have the option to create an Outlook email and best of all, it's free.

Microsoft Store

Microsoft Store is the digital store that includes Windows 10 and to which you have full access at the same time you create the account. It allows you search, download and buy any program you need on your computer or even on a terminal or tablet. It is also responsible for keeping track of what is installed in order to download it again if it has been deleted or carry out updates if there are new versions available.

Microsoft Store is a great tool to access applications

Skype

Chat, voice calls and video calls; this is the trio of possibilities that Skype offers its users and that is fully available at the moment you have opened your Microsoft profile. This program has been operating for years and allows communication between users from all over the planet on both PCs and smart devices.

Xbox

If you're a die-hard video gamer, you can also sign in to the Xbox service to integrate your new account with your Xbox One console. That way, you can manage your friendships, control what games you've been playing, and even take advantage of online functions offered by the platform. Among some of these possibilities is the share games between game console and computer or even Game Pass, a kind of Netflix for video games.

Office 365

Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint… Everything you need to make documents, spreadsheets, presentations and a long etcetera is gathered there. If you want to get the most out of it, or even have access to a free version, although somewhat limited, it is absolutely necessary that you have a Microsoft Account created.

Steps to create a Microsoft account via the web

We are going to explain all the steps you have to follow to register a Microsoft account and, in addition, we will also detail all those programs and services that you can take advantage of after having registered. The latter is precisely one of the greatest strengths of this account system and what invites many to register with it.

To have an account profile in Microsoft we tell you the steps below, it is simple and fast. First of all you have to go to the official page of Microsoft to create a new account, which you can do from this link. Once there, follow the steps that we explain below so you don't get lost in the process.

Creating an account with Microsoft is very easy. With a few simple steps your account will be ready in a couple of minutes.

Now we have to enter a valid and unique email addressIf you don't have one, you can click on "Get a new email address" to start the process of creating your email. It even gives us the option to register the account with our contact mobile phone, although it is best to do it via email. On this page a form will appear in which we must indicate our name and surnames, the username or email address, the password, confirm the password again, country or region, date of nation and gender.

In order for Microsoft to keep our account secure, it will also ask us at the end of the form for our alternate phone number and email account, which we can access to recover the access password if we forget it at any time and where Microsoft will inform us of any suspicious use or access to our account.

To finish, we write the security characters shown to make it clear that we are not a robot, we check the box if we want to receive promotional email messages from Microsoft and we can click on the button to finish. It is worth mentioning that we must accept the according to the Microsoft terms and use policy to finish the process, so if we are interested, we can read it before anything else.


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