Spice up your life and get more from your phone – create a Microsoft account.

To create a Microsoft account, you need an internet connection. If you don't have a data plan, the data transmission costs may pile up quickly. For info about possible data costs, contact your network service provider. If you can't connect to the internet, you can create the account later.

  1. Switch on your phone with the SIM card in the phone.
  2. To set up your phone, follow the instructions shown on the screen.
  3. Create your Microsoft account, or sign in with your existing username and password.

    Forgot your password? You can request it to be sent to you in a mail or text message.

    To make an emergency call during the initial set-up, tap emergency call.

To create a Microsoft account later, open a Microsoft app or service on your phone. Or on the start screen, swipe left, and tap settings iconSettings > email+accounts > add an account. To create your account on the internet, go to http://www.live.com/.