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How to

Activate Microsoft account on mobile phone

A Microsoft account gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone such as, Windows Store and OneDrive. Before you can activate a Microsoft account on your mobile phone you need to set up your mobile phone for internet.

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Find "Sign in with a Microsoft account instead"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Tap All settings.
Tap Accounts.
Tap Your email and accounts.
Tap Sign in with a Microsoft account instead.

Activate Microsoft account

Tap Email or phone and key in your email address.
Tap Password and key in your password.
Tap Sign in.

Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.
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