How to Sign Up to is the free 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 features, such as 7 GB 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 Sign up now:

Creating Your Account

In addition to your personal details, you will need to select a Microsoft account name (your future email address) and password:

Finalize the Creation of Your Account

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

In the page that opens, click Continue to Inbox:

Your new mail account is now ready:

Account Recovery

Should you forget your password or your account get compromised, you can easily recover it by answering your secret question that you have set. Other recovery methods can be conducted via text message or an alternate email address.

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Here are a couple of tips that can help you to have the best experience using 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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