If you are using Windows operating system or using Windows Phone and using Skype , OneDrive, …, then you will not be too strange to register and use Microsoft account. for Microsoft services.
With the following article, I will guide you how to create and log in Microsoft account for the new friends still do not know or have never used these services.
Why create a Microsoft account and what to do?
Currently, when using a computer or a phone, you will see Microsoft has a lot of good services and utilities to support users like
- Mail service: Hotmail, Outlook (free).
- Sign in and use apps like Office Online, Skype, One Drive …
- Log on to your phone, tablet, Windows Phone to download applications in the Windows application store.
- Log on a Windows-based computer to synchronize information and applications between Windows devices.
And simply to use the services above, you have to create a Microsoft account to log in and use all those services.
How to register a Microsoft account
Here are just a quick guide because the registration of Microsoft account is quite simple as the registration interface supports Vietnamese so it is not too difficult to implement.
Step 1: Visit the Microsoft account registration page here.
Step 2: Select “Get new email address” to proceed to register your account.
Proceed to enter new email in Microsoft format.
Step 3: Enter the password and name for the Microsoft account.
Step 4: Enter your Country / Territory information and your birthdate .
Enter the phone number for Microsoft to send a confirmation code to you, after entering the code, then click “Next” to complete the process of creating a Microsoft account offline.
How to Login Microsoft account
How to log in on a web browser
For today’s popular web browsers, follow the steps below to sign in to your Microsoft account.
Step 1: Visit the Microsoft home page at this link.
Step 2: In the home screen, you click the “Login” menu in the upper right corner of the screen.
Step 3: Initially, Microsoft will ask you to enter your account to check whether or not you have created an account, if so, will go through the login step for you.
Enter the password for the account that is already registered.
If you still do not know how to sign in to Hotmail, you can read more here.
Log on to the computer (using Windows operating system)
For Windows PCs, to access apps and games from the Microsoft Store (as shown below), as well as to easily keep track of your settings, other content on multiple devices. Then do the following.
Step 1: Click on the “Windows” icon in the lower left corner of the screen, select “Settings”.
In the new window, select “Accounts”.
Step 2: Next, select “Your info” > “Sign in with a Microsoft account instead” > Enter the Microsoft Account you just created as instructed above.
So you have successfully signed in and synchronized your Microsoft Account to the computer to use it.
How to sign in with the Microsoft Store
In case you do not find the Account settings, you can try to log in through the Microsoft Store as follows:
Step 1: Click on the “Windows” icon as shown below, then enter the keyword “Microsoft Store” to find the Microsoft application store, left click to open the application.
Step 2: After opening the “Microsoft Store” , click the “Sign in” icon you will see a new window open.
Sign in to your Microsoft Account.
Some other ways
- To sign in to the Windows Phone OS: Go to Settings> Email + account> Microsoft account> sign in , then enter your email account and password, enter the last 4 digits of the phone number you use for Microsoft Account, wait for the confirmation code> Enter the code.
- You can also use your Microsoft Account to sign in to One Drive, Microsoft OutLook, Hotmail, etc.
Note: Each phone number can register for and receive a confirmation code to create two to three Microsoft Account accounts, but you should not abuse it because it will be difficult to identify or use. other personal purposes.