Q: If I sign up for a Microsoft account in Windows 8 or 8.1, do I have to change my email address instead of staying with my current e-mail address?
Will I have to pay a monthly fee, and will I have to notify everyone of my new email address?
A: In a word, no. Signing up for a Microsoft account is much more difficult than it should be, probably because Microsoft offers so many ways to create one.
You can create a Microsoft account by creating an entirely new e-mail address, for example, perhaps one from Outlook.com.
However, you can also convert any e-mail address into a Microsoft account, and that’s the best method for people who have used the same e-mail address for years.
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Posted: April 2nd, 2014 under Email, Internet, Surface For Dummies, Windows 8, Windows 8 For Dummies, Windows 8 For Tablets For Dummies, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 For Dummies.
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