Welcome to Microsoft
From accessing your favorite Microsoft products and apps with a single login to taking your content on the go with our apps for everyone and everything, we’ll show you how.
One account for everything Microsoft
Access your favorite Microsoft products and services with just one login. From Office and Windows to Xbox and Skype, one username and password connects you to the files, photos, people, and content you care about most.
Discover a world of apps
Stay connected to what’s important and simplify your digital life with a wide range of Microsoft apps for iOS and Android devices.
Sync your Android phone and PC
Get instant access to your phone’s photos, texts, and more on your computer. Just snap a pic on your Android and see it on your PC. With the Your Phone app, easily text your friends, send group messages, and type with a keyboard—all from your PC.
Your account, your data. More secure.
Microsoft delivers the security you expect. We help to secure and safeguard your data, provide options to easily manage your account information, and offer ways to enhance your security and sign in without a password.
Eliminate your password
When you sign in to any Microsoft service, quickly and securely verify your identity with the Microsoft Authenticator app on your phone. Your phone provides an extra layer of security on top of your PIN or fingerprint. Available on iOS and Android.
Sign in 3x faster
With Windows Hello, your face or fingerprint is your password, enabling instant and secure login to your PC. Use your camera to recognize your face or try your fingerprint reader.
Take control of your data
Change a password, update security information, and review account activity. By keeping vital details up-to-date, we can help you access your account if you’re ever locked out.
Keep your files safe
With OneDrive, safely store and access your files and photos on all your devices. Your Microsoft account comes with 5GB of storage and the option to add more when you need it.
One account. One place to manage it all.
Do it all from your account dashboard. Create a family group and manage your kids’ screen time. Share Office apps and add payment details to your account for fast checkout. Or update your account profile and track down a lost device.Manage your account
Frequently asked questions
You already have a Microsoft account if you use an email address, Skype ID, or phone number, and a password to sign into Microsoft services like Office 365, Xbox consoles, or Windows 10 PCs. The email address you use for your Microsoft account can be from Outlook.com, Hotmail.com, Gmail, Yahoo, or other providers. If you don’t have one, create one now.
Yes, one account is all you need to access your favorite Microsoft products and services. Reduce the number of times you sign in and easily move between your favorite Microsoft services by signing in with your Microsoft account. Simply use your email, phone number, or Skype ID and password to log in. Learn more.
Safely and easily store your PayPal, credit card, and bank account info for easy online checkout. Once you add money to your account, it'll show up in your Microsoft account for fast checkout at Microsoft Store. Add payment options.
One of the many benefits of having a Microsoft account is a family group, which gives you access to family features and settings. It's a free service that helps families stay connected and keeps kids safer on Windows 10, Xbox One devices, and Android devices running Microsoft Launcher. You’ll find settings like activity reporting, screen time limits, location sharing, and content filters on your account dashboard where you can also track kids’ spending and add money to their Microsoft accounts. Go to family settings.
If you forgot the password you use to sign in to Microsoft services, you might need to reset it. Learn how.