How to Sign-Up to

October 2016 is the free new email service offered by Microsoft. It combines the best features of Outlook email client software and Hotmail/MSN to give you access to a wide array of novelty features, such as 7GB of free storage space on OneDrive to store and share your files with other people, the ability to send large file attachments (up to 20 MB) and much more. This is the step by step tutorial to get started on

How to create an account

Connecting to

To create an account on simply go to and click on the Sign up now link:

Creating your account

Beside your personal details you will need to fill in the below information:

Microsoft account name - this will be your email address (
Password - A combination of letters and number. Your password must not contain your first name:

If you need help selecting a good password, please read our article: How to create a good password.

Account recovery

Account Recovery method - Should you forget your password or your account get compromised, you can easily recover it by answering to a secret question. Other recovery methods are also available:
By phone: Should you need to reset your password, a text message will be sent to the registered phone number
Alternate e-mail address: All the necessary information to reset your password can be emailed to a secondary address.

Finalize the creation of your account

Fill in the CAPTCHA and click on I accept to finalize the creation of your account:

In the page that opens, click on Continue to Inbox:

Your new mail account is ready:

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Here are a couple of tips that can help you to make an optimal use of for your mobile devices

Configuring on your iPhone
Get for Android, iOS and Windows Phone

Configuring POP or IMAP - Configuring POP - Configuring IMAP


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