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Error: Incorrect password error when connecting to chat on Windows Phone 7
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When you try to set your chat status to Available in the online section of the Messaging Hub on your Windows Phone 7 you receive an error message:
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This error typically occurs when the Microsoft account service isn't working, you use the wrong password or enter it incorrectly, or you use an unverified Microsoft account (formerly known as a Windows Live ID).
Try one of the following solutions:
Check the Microsoft Service status
To see if there are any incidents affecting your Microsoft account or other services, go to the Service status webpage.
Make sure that you're using the correct passwordFor more information, read the following article:
Forgotten passwords or other sign-in problems
Verify your Microsoft account email address (formerly known as Windows Live ID)When you create a Microsoft account, you have to confirm that you own the account. To complete this part of your registration, follow these steps:
Reset your phone if you changed or renamed your Microsoft accountIf you changed or renamed your primary Microsoft account (for example, changing <old>@hotmail.com to <new>@outlook.com), you'll have to reset your phone in order to change the Microsoft account on your Windows Phone. For more information, read the following articles from Microsoft Support:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2606900#reset)Your Windows Phone doesn't work or respond as expected
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2430020/ )How to change the Microsoft account on your Windows Phone
For more help and support with your Microsoft account, see the following Windows Live website:
Microsoft account Help & How-to
For information about errors when signing in to a Windows Phone with a Microsoft account (formerly known as a Windows Live ID), see the following Knowledge Base article:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2432933/ )Error: Incorrect email or password when signing in to a Windows Phone with a Microsoft account