Windows Microsoft Account: Changing Email

Elizabeth Harper

The Microsoft Account allows you to log in to various Microsoft services such as Outlook, Skype, OneDrive, and even Windows 10 using the same credentials. If you have acquired a new email address, you can add and activate it as a new alias in your Microsoft Account. Let’s see how this is done.

**Tip:** Would you prefer using a local account in Windows 10? Then check out our appropriate article.

### How to Change the Email Address for your Microsoft Account

If you want to add a different email address to your Microsoft Account, you need to set it up as an alias account and then activate it. If you already have an alias, you can skip the steps for adding one. For further instructions, follow our step-by-step guide or check out the quick guide.

**Note:** If you also want to change the password for your Microsoft Account, refer to this article.

### Quick Guide: Changing the Email Address for your Microsoft Account


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