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Activating a Microsoft account on my mobile phone

If you want to use Microsoft services (such as Hotmail, Marketplace and SkyDrive) on your mobile phone, you need to activate a Microsoft account on your mobile phone. It's easy, but 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 left on the display.

Tap Settings.

Step 2 of 9

Find "email+accounts"

Tap email+accounts.

Step 3 of 9

Create account

If you don't have a Microsoft account, you can create one at account.live.com

Tap add an account.

Step 4 of 9

Create account

If you don't have a Microsoft account, you can create one at account.live.com

Tap Microsoft account.

Step 5 of 9

Create account

If you don't have a Microsoft account, you can create one at account.live.com

Tap next.

Step 6 of 9

Enter email address

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

Step 7 of 9

Enter password

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

Step 8 of 9

Activate account

Tap sign in.

Wait a moment while your Microsoft account is activated.

Step 9 of 9

Exit

Tap the Home key to return to standby mode.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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