Microsoft has many products, from Windows 11/10, Xbox, Skype, and more. To get to the Microsoft ecosystem, you’re required to have a Microsoft account to log in to various apps or services, including login to Windows 11/10 or Microsoft Launcher.
Don’t know how to create one? Don’t worry, we’ll cover how to create a Microsoft account for Xbox, Windows 11/10, Skype, and more Microsoft products like Word. All you need is an email, either work email or Gmail, you can create a new account using that. If you don’t have an email address, you may want to create a new one using @hotmail.com, @outlook.com, or @live.com.
Check If You Already Have a Microsoft Account
Microsoft has many products and services, and you probably don’t realize or forget that you probably already have one. The simple way to check whether or not you already have a Microsoft account is by remembering whether you ever used one of Microsoft products and services.
If you have ever used Xbox Live, Microsoft OneDrive, Outlook.com, Skype, Office 365, you probably have a Microsoft account. To directly check whether you have a Microsoft account, just check all your email inboxes and search any email from Microsoft. If you find one, you may have already had a Microsoft account.
If You Have a Microsoft Account
Find out that you already have a Microsoft account? Nice!
Now, you can log in to your Microsoft account using your own password. If you didn’t log in using a Microsoft account you probably forgot the password.
If you remember your email address but forget the Microsoft account password, you can reset it here.
How to Reset Microsoft Account Password
Go to the link above. Click Sign in.
Enter the email address that is attached to your Microsoft account. Click Next.
Now, to reset your Microsoft account password, click Forgot password.
Select options that will let you reset your password. In this example, click Get code to get the security code to your email.
If You Don’t Have Microsoft Account, Create a New One
If you don’t have a Microsoft account or just want to create a new one, you can create it by doing these steps.
How to Create Microsoft Account from the Web
There are many ways you can do to create a brand new Microsoft account. If you use Windows 11/10, you can create a Microsoft account directly from Windows 11/10. But, there’s another way: you can create a Microsoft account through the official website.
There are two ways you can do this: use your email address or create a new one.
Create a New Microsoft Account using Work Email/Email That You Already Have
If you don’t know how don’t worry. We’ll guide you along the way.
To create a Microsoft account, go to the Microsoft account page.
Click Create a Microsoft account.
Now, another page will show up. Enter your email address. You can use Gmail, Yahoo, or any other email service to be attached to your new Microsoft account. Click Next.
Create a password and put it in the text box. Click Next.
In this step, you’re required to verify your email address to create a Microsoft account. Just check your email inbox from Microsoft, then put the verification code in the text box. Click Next.
Now, write everything you see in the picture.
That’s it. Now, you’ve just created a new Microsoft account from the official website. Now you can use Xbox, Windows 11/10, Skype, and other Microsoft services using that Microsoft account.
Create Microsoft Account with New Email Address
If you really don’t have an email or just wanted to create a new email address while creating a Microsoft account, you can do that easily using these steps.
Go to the Microsoft account page.
To create a new Microsoft email address and account, click Create a Microsoft account.
Now, click Get a new email address. Click Next.
You will have to enter the new email address you desired. You can choose to use outlook.com or hotmail.com. Click Next.
Create a password for the new email address and Microsoft account. Click Next.
To create a new Microsoft email address and account, you’re required to verify whether you’re human or robot. Click Next.
That’s it. Now you’ve created a Microsoft email address and account at the same time.
How to Log In to Microsoft Products and Services using Your New Microsoft Account
There are many products and services you can log in to using a Microsoft account.
How to Login to Windows 10 using Microsoft Account
To log in to Windows 10 using a Microsoft account, just open Settings > Accounts > Your info.
Enter your email address and password.
ALSO READ: How to Login to Windows 10 Without Password
You might also do the same for Windows 11, although you might see slight differences in the interface.
For heavy internet and gadget users, it is really important to create a Microsoft account for Xbox, Windows 11/10, Skype, Microsoft Office, or any Microsoft products and services. It can be done pretty easily.
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