With a Microsoft account, you will be able to enjoy a quite extensive set of services and platforms provided by the company, which allow to perform different functions either in online and mobile devices, as well as in local computers and installed software. Whether you need to chat, use a productivity suite, log in on email platform and more, with the Microsoft account you will be able to do exactly that.
Now, in order to use Microsoft services through the proper account users must be logged in mandatorily, in every device they want to take advantage of the functions of the different software available. In the next section will be explaining how to set up a Microsoft account on your devices, allowing to sync the content and manage all of them with just two related credentials.
Creating the Microsoft account
Creating the Microsoft account to start using all the services provided by the company is similar in every platform and device. Nevertheless, the recommendation is to create an account on a Windows computer using the preferred internet browser through the URL address https://account.microsoft.com/account/connect-devices?lang=en-gb.
When the content of the page is loaded, you will be able to click on the “Create a Microsoft account” option, and a registration platform will appear showing blanks to fill in the required personal information, such as name and last name, address, location, gender, mobile phone number, account name, password and more.
When the process is done and all the required information is entered, you will have your Microsoft account and related credentials, such as password and email address with Outlook.com, Hotmail.com or Outlook.es domains. When the account is created, the next step is to sign in and set up the Microsoft account in all the devices we have.
Setting Microsoft account in different devices
Usually, setting the Microsoft account on your devices is a similar process in every one of them. For example, in Windows 10 we can go to Start-Privacy & Accounts and enter the credentials, and in this way the operating system will be linked to the account and information can be synced between other platforms.
In terms of Android and iOS devices is also possible to set a Microsoft account with the Outlook app, while for Xbox consoles you can go to Settings-Account and set it up. It is valuable to remember that credentials are the same in every device and after the account is set up, personal data and generated information is available in all of them simultaneously.