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    Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

    Back to Set up your mobile phone

    Set up a Microsoft account on your mobile phone

    A Microsoft account gives you access to several services on your mobile phone such as Hotmail, Windows Phone Store and SkyDrive. If you don't have a Microsoft account, you can set one up and activate it on your mobile phone. Remember, first you need to set up your mobile phone for Internet.

    Step 1 of 12

    Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
    Press All settings.

    Step 2 of 12

    Press Accounts.

    Step 3 of 12

    Press Your email and accounts.

    Step 4 of 12

    Press Sign in with a Microsoft account instead.

    Step 5 of 12

    Press Create one.

    Step 6 of 12

    Key in your first name.
    Press Surname and key in your last name.

    Step 7 of 12

    Press someone@example.com and key in the required username.

    Step 8 of 12

    Press Password and key in the required password.

    Step 9 of 12

    Press the country drop down list.

    Step 10 of 12

    Press the required country.

    Step 11 of 12

    Press Next.
    Follow the instructions on the display to create the account.

    Step 12 of 12

    Press the home icon to end the session and return to the Home screen.

    1. Find " Your email and accounts"

    Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
    Press All settings.
    Press Accounts.
    Press Your email and accounts.

    2. Start setup

    Press Sign in with a Microsoft account instead.
    Press Create one.

    3. Enter name

    Key in your first name.
    Press Surname and key in your last name.

    4. Enter username

    Press someone@example.com and key in the required username.

    5. Enter the password

    Press Password and key in the required password.

    6. Select country

    Press the country drop down list.
    Press the required country.
    Press Next.
    Follow the instructions on the display to create the account.

    7. Return to the Home screen

    Press the home icon to end the session and return to the Home screen.