Directions for Creating Microsoft Outlook Account

Creating an Outlook.com Email Account

To get a new Outlook.com account and email address:

1. Visit Sign up - Microsoft account https://signup.live.com

2. Click Get a new email address under Microsoft account User name.

3. Enter the desired user name (what comes before "@outlook.com") under Microsoft account name. [example: [email protected]]. CLICK NEXT.

4. Type the desired password for your Outlook.com account under Create a password. (8-character minimum; case sensitive). Uncheck “I would like information…”

5. Click NEXT.

6. Enter Your First and Last Name

7. Select Country/region & Zip Code

8. Select your birthday under Birth date.

9. Choose the correct image asked to choose (making sure you are a real person).

10. Your account will load. Choose No to Staying Signed In to Outlook.

**Make sure you remember your new user name [example: doej@outlook.com] and the password you created for your new account!

Windows Phone

• On Start, flick left to the App list, tap Settings, and then tap Email & accounts.
• Tap add an account.
• If you have a Windows Phone 8, tap Outlook.
– or –
If you have a Windows Phone 7, tap Windows Live.
• Enter your Outlook.com address.
• Tap the Password box, and then enter your Outlook.com password.
• Tap Sign in.

iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

• Tap Settings, and then tap Mail, Contacts, Calendar.
• Tap Add Account in the Accounts page.
• Select Outlook.com.
Note: If your device is using an IOS version that is older than 7.0, you will not see the option for Outlook.com. Instead, select Hotmail as your account, and enter your Outlook.com address and password.
• Select the fields that you want to sync. Tap Save.

Android

Use the free Android app or Nokia X app for the Nokia X phon.
1. Do one of the following:
For other Android devices: Download the app or search for Outlook.com in Google Play with your Android device.
For the Nokia X phone: Search for Outlook.com in the Nokia store using your Nokia X phone.
2. Enter your Outlook.com email address and password, and then tap Next.
3. Choose additional options like sync mail frequency and nickname to use, and then tap Next.
4. Check/uncheck sync calendar and contacts, and then tap Next.

**Phones with web browsers
You can always access Outlook.com at http://m.mail.live.com.


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