If your Microsoft account has been compromised, it means that someone might be using your account to access your personal info or send spam. Such info could include emails, contacts, and photos from Outlook.com (external link) and OneDrive. It could also include your health data if you have connected services like HealthVault. Use this guide to get back […]
How to reset your Microsoft account password
Online If you forgot the password you use to sign in to services like Outlook.com (external link), Skype, OneDrive, and Xbox Live you might need to reset it. First, check to make sure that Caps Lock isn’t on, because passwords are case-sensitive. If you’re sure you’re using the right password but still can’t sign in, your […]
Sign in to a Microsoft account
What is it? Have you ever used Outlook.com (external link), Hotmail, Office 365, OneDrive, Skype, Xbox, or Windows? The email address and password you use for any of those services is your Microsoft account. If not, it’s easy to create a free account with your email address or phone number at account.microsoft.com (external link). Your Microsoft account gives […]
Sign up for a Microsoft account
Go to the Microsoft account sign-up page (external link) and select No account? Create one! Fill out the form with your information and create a password. Use the Use your email instead, Use a phone number instead, and Get a new email address links to change how you sign up. Select Next.