Microsoft - Windows Live: How do I create a Microsoft account?

A simple 3 step guide for solving this common Microsoft - Windows Live problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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1
Go to the Microsoft account sign-up page and tap or click "Create account".
2
In the User name box enter your existing email address, or tap or click "Get a new email address to create an Outlook or Hotmail address".
3
Fill out the rest of the form, and then tap or click "Create account".
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Author: BenF • May 10th, 2016

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After thousands of Microsoft - Windows Live customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: Microsoft - Windows Live: How do I create a Microsoft account?; Death of brother inlaw. His computer sent to me by his brother Greg Rumage. Need to unlock password.; live mail keeps kicking me out and I have to change password on verizon to get in.; Transfer my phone contact to my anroid Samsung j* divise; Can't log into my hotmail account on my desktop.; I cannot take my pictures from a disk to my pictures area; I did update and lost my live.com password. I need to get a new password so I can get my e-mail.; i would like to remove or disable windows edge as my browser... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 3 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 29 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Microsoft - Windows Live. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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