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Activating a Microsoft account on my mobile phone

If you want to use Microsoft services (such as Hotmail, Windows Phone Store and Skydrive), you need to activate your Microsoft account on your mobile phone. It's easy, but remember you need to set up your mobile phone for internet before you can use this function.

Step 1 of 9

Find "email+accounts"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.

Tap ALL SETTINGS.

Step 2 of 9

Find "email+accounts"

Tap email+accounts.

Step 3 of 9

Start activation

Tap add an account.

Step 4 of 9

Start activation

Tap Microsoft account.

Step 5 of 9

Start activation

Tap sign in.

Step 6 of 9

Activate Microsoft account

Tap the field below "Email address" and key in the email address for your Microsoft account.

Step 7 of 9

Activate Microsoft account

Tap the field below "Password" and key in the password for your Microsoft account.

Step 8 of 9

Activate Microsoft account

Tap next.

Follow the instructions on the display to end the activation of your Microsoft account.

Step 9 of 9

Return to the home screen

Tap the home icon to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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