Windows 8.1 - How to add a social account to the People app

September 2016


Windows 8.1 - How to add a social account to the People app


The People app of Windows 8.1 works both as an address book and a social application (connected to Facebook, Microsoft live, Skype). It allows you to add contacts, view the news on social networks and interact with Skype, Gmail, LinkedIN contacts ...and more!
To connect a social account to the People app, follow the below procedure:
  • Open the People app.
  • Press CTRL + C to open the Charms bar.
  • Click on Settings > Account > Add account.
  • Select the service of your choice:
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.

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