How to sign in to your Microsoft account

Applies to: Microsoft AccountWindows 10Xbox One

  • If you use any Microsoft services (Office, Outlook, etc.), you have a Microsoft account. If you don't have an account yet, you can create one during the sign-in process.
    • Go to Microsoft account and select Sign in
    • Type the email, phone number, or Skype sign-in that you use for other services (Outlook, Office, etc.), then select Next. If you don't have a Microsoft account, you can select No account? Create one!. Note that we recommend using an email you already have and use regularly.
    • Type your password and select the Keep me signed in box if you want to go straight into your account next time (not recommended for shared computers).
    • Select Sign in.
  • Here are some other ways to sign in to your Microsoft account.