When you set up your Microsoft account across your devices and services, the things that matter most to you – like people, documents, photos and settings – follow you on whatever devices you're using. Your Microsoft account lets you flow freely from task to task and make the most of every moment. It not only gives you access to Microsoft services, but also makes them work together in a way that's all about you.
Outlook.com is a free suite of features – including Mail, Calendar, People, and Tasks – designed to help you be more productive, across your devices. When you sign in to Outlook.com with your Microsoft account, you also have access to Skype, OneDrive and Office Online, all from your inbox. Right in your browser (Learn more).
Open and edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint files with anyone, virtually anywhere, in real time – for free with your Microsoft account. You can create, store and share documents, spreadsheets, presentations and notebooks online. Collaboration made easy (Learn more).
Call, message and share with anyone else on Skype from any device for free. And when you sign in to Skype with your Microsoft account, you can start chatting with friends and family right from Outlook.com, OneDrive.com and Office Online (Learn more).
Xbox Live is the world’s premier social gaming community. When you sign in to Xbox Live with your Microsoft account you get your own gamertag, unlock achievements, grow your gamerscore and stay connected to your games and friends. Start playing today on Xbox One, Xbox 360 or your PC, tablet and phone (Learn more).
Earn credits for searching the web with Bing – similar to a frequent flyer programme. Redeem them for free gift cards, sweepstakes entries or donate them to a charity of your choice. All you have to do is join Bing Rewards and stay signed in with your Microsoft account as you search.
Stay on top of the latest news, follow your favourite sports, stocks, fitness programmes and more. When you sign in with your Microsoft account, your MSN experience is personalised and synchronised across your devices (Learn more).
Whether its apps, games or entertainment, you can find it in Microsoft digital stores. Your Microsoft account gives you the ability to shop at our online stores and get personalised recommendations on apps and games. And through account.microsoft.com, you can keep track of your orders, view history and manage your purchases (Go shopping).
Whether you’re on a Windows PC, tablet, phone, Xbox console, Mac, iPhone or Android device, getting started with a Microsoft account is simple.