Using Microsoft products or services? You must be having an account on Microsoft official store. This account offers an easy way to login and access all Microsoft services. The older versions of Windows were allowed to use only a local PC account for login while in the latest version, you can simply create and sign in with a Microsoft account. At times, you might want to change your email address associated with that account due to any of the below mentioned reasons:
· You want to use an email address that you use more frequently
· You want to delete that email account or changed your name
· Change in email service provider
To do so, you don’t need to be a professional as this article will explain the easiest way that will not cause any lose to your important data and information. Before you proceed, make sure you remember the email ID and password you used to login your Microsoft account with. If you don’t remember, get it recover by visiting “Lost Account Solution” or the “Lost Password Solution” section on Microsoft website. Here are the steps to change your email ID:
1. Login to your Microsoft account
2. Visit “Your Info” section
3. Now, choose “Manage How to Sign in to Microsoft”
4. You will be asked to re-enter the registered password or you may receive a code on your registered email ID or phone number. Verify your identity by entering that password into the required field.
Now choose “Add email” or “Add phone number”
6. You can either add any of your existing non-Microsoft email ID or create a new with Microsoft
7. If you wish to create a new ID, then choose “Create a new email address and add it as an alias”
8. In the other case, you have to select “Add an existing email address as a Microsoft account alias” and then “Add Alias”. You will be asked again to verify yourself by clicking “Verify”. Now, confirm the email account by visiting the link received in your inbox.
9. Just make sure that the email address you use should not be already linked to any of the Microsoft account.
10. Once you are done with this, you need to set this changed email ID as your primary alias
11. This step is necessary as this id will be displayed at the time of login to any device or use a Microsoft service
12. Visit “Manage your account aliases” section and Click “Make Primary” link listed under the email address
13. Don’t forget to remove the email address you no longer want to use
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